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King research needs to focus on ocean issues

...along with misjudging our saltwater food web. The reason it will take so long...mismanagement has altered our marine food web to the point of reducing a single...the problem is within the saltwater food web? If the problem is in the saltwater...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-25/king-research-needs-to-fo
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...their terrarium investigations. Now they have created a food chain. They will add more animals and eventually create a food web. Student responsibilities include watering plants and animals, making sure all organisms needs are met, and general...

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Lack of leadership in Senate discouraging

...for shell-making marine animals to make shells, including forms of plankton on which Alaska salmon feed. Similar food-web effects will attend other commercially valuable species. If their food source grows scarcer, so will they, and we...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/082510/let_700143325.shtml
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Kenai Watershed Forum study links turbidity with boat traffic, levels exceed state standards

...predominately filter feeders," King said. "As an aquatic biologist you might wonder how high turbidity impacts their food web." When turbidity levels are high and light is diffused, aquatic plants that depend on photosynthesis to survive might...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-15/kenai-watershed-forum-study-links-tu
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Where have all the king salmon gone?

...is described here but this is a basic explanation as to where many of our king salmon have gone. Deep within our ocean food web, king salmon are being substantially displaced by sockeye salmon. There are many other issues involved like king by-catch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-03-07/where-have-all-the-king-s
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Scientists use $80 million in federal money to probe sea lion decline

...capelin, eulachon and sand lance, Fritz said. ''We're finding that they're a very important component of the food web, not only for fish that we like to eat, like halibut and pollock and cod, but they're also an important part of the...

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Snowshoe hare population rebounding

...populations of 10,000 hares per square mile have been estimated by researchers. It has been hypothesized that a less complex food web with fewer buffer species and simpler environmental conditions may be responsible for these spectacular fluctuations in...

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