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Record #:
19058
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Sampling over the continental shelf of the Atlantic Bight, especially off the North Carolina coast, continues to produce records of rare and new fish species in the area.
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Brimleyana (NoCar QL 155 B75), Vol. Issue 23, Dec 1995, p53-64, bibl Periodical Website
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Record #:
28423
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North Carolina’s river drainages continue to lose their faunal distinctiveness as nonnative fish species establish themselves and expand their distributions. In the Pee Dee River drainage of North Carolina and Virginia, thirty-four fish species, including three species of suckers, are nonindigenous.
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28425
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Atlantic midshipman fish were collected off North Carolina between 1911 to 2012, and four were found in Pamlico Sound. Once abundant their numbers have declined after 1990 when ocean water temperatures changed from cool to warm. Today they are rarely caught or seen in North Carolina.
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28428
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Atlantic bumper fish were once common, but rarely caught today in North Carolina. Their decline seems to reflect a response to changing water temperatures, cooler pre-1990 and warmer post-1990.
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28416
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Improved sampling by otter trawls, ships that are capable of sampling deeper waters, submersible observations, visual observations and published studies reveal over two-hundred additional fish species inhabiting estuarine to 2,000+ m ocean water depths off North Carolina.
Record #:
28429
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Pugheadedness is a trait exhibited by fish such as carp and striped bass. A spotted sea trout exhibiting pigheadedness was caught in January of 2013 in Smyrna Creek, a short tributary that enters Core Sound, Carteret County, North Carolina. Reason for the occurrence of this trait remains a mystery.
Record #:
28393
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A fish inventory in 2004 of Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro, North Carolina was conducted by sampling three reaches of the two streams within the park. The fish community was surprisingly diverse, considering alterations and urbanization of surrounding Greensboro.
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34723
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North Carolina is home to over 29 species of sucker fish, and they exist in every river system in the state. They play an important role in the ecology of the river basins and are indicators of water quality, as they cannot survive in polluted areas. With some species in decline, it is important to ensure their survival.
Record #:
38166
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The author describes the differences between the fishes commonly known as bream.