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Beneath the waters of the Pasquotank River near Elizabeth City lie relics of sunken barges. Once common on the waterway, they were a major mover of commerce before the advent of trucking, railroads, and air travel. Allegood reports on the work of East Carolina University graduate students who are documenting the abandoned vessels. There are at least sixty barges, and they represent the most extensive collection of abandoned vessels found in North Carolina.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2009, p12-15, il Periodical Website
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11828
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Bottlenose dolphins are killed each year when they become entangled in fishermen's nets. In the Chesapeake Bay gear modifications deter dolphins from entanglement. Seiling reports on research results from a regional marine mammal study conducted in Virginia waters.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2009, p16-19, il Periodical Website
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In 1928, North Carolina led the country in bay scallop production with a harvest of 1.4 million pounds of meat. However, by 2004 the harvest was down to 150 pounds. Lamontagne discusses reasons for the decline and what is being done to help the scallop fishery recover.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2009, p6-10, il Periodical Website
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11829
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The Argentine ant is the state's latest ecological invader. It is small and appears harmless; yet it is displacing the native ants and disrupting ecosystems along the coast and elsewhere.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2009, p24-27, il Periodical Website
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