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Description:

This marine snail (Rapana venosa) from Asia was discovered in the Chesapeake Bay in 1998. VIMS scientists report their research on this exotic species, how its biology and life cycle allowed it to invade US waters via ballast water, and what impacts it may have on local ecology and shellfish populations. Describes reporting and bounty system for monitoring the species. Site provides the opportunity to order a CD and teacher booklet on this case study in invasive marine species.

Subjects:

  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Oceanography
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
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  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
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  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Science -- Instructional issues,Graduate/Professional,Science -- Ecology,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,Technical Education (Upper Division),Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science -- Biology,General Public,Education,Technical Education (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111002011905979T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Science -- Oceanography,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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