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What

Goat Capra hircus

Observer

meurkc

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

between Fengjie and Fuling

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Observer

meurkc

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

We could never get close enough to be sure about this, but massively planted all along the Yangtze; has flattened branches; some trees dead where planted too low in draw down zone; between Fengjie and Fuling

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Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

March 17, 2002

Description

This is a live animal of the Tiger Cowrie, Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758, the type species of the genus Cypraea. It is one of the largest cowries, and one of the best known species by the public.

It has a wide geographic distribution in the tropical Indo-Pacific.The shell size varies quite a bit, from dwarfs at 38 mm to gigantic 153 mm. The largest specimens are usually found in Hawaii; they have been described as the form schilderiana Cate, 1961.

The Tiger Cowrie lives in shallow waters, up to about 20 meters.

See more about this species at the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) at:
http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216843

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What

American Avocet Recurvirostra americana

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 19, 2014

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