Alabama ranks first in biodiversity
October 30, 2017
The number of aquatic species residing in Alabama is unrivaled. According to the Nature Conservancy and many other groups that examine and rank biodiversity in the United States, Alabama tops these five categories: ​1st in the U.S. – Freshwater fishes – 332 kinds of fish – 27% of all fish species in North America;1st in the U.S. – Freshwater Mussels – 180 kinds of mussels – 59%... Read More...
 
 
UNA aquarium showcases variety of species from Cypress Creek
January 25, 2016
 
Sweet Aquatic Home Alabama
April 20, 2015
Alabama's aquatic biodiversity runs north to south Read More...
 
 
Help for Big Canoe Creek's Endangered Species
January 22, 2015
Biologists collect data regarding endangered mussels and fish in Big Canoe Creek. Read More...
 
 
State and Federal Agencies Work to Ensure Endangered Species Act Protections are Not Needed
May 13, 2014
Contacts: Stacy Shelton, Public Affairs Specialist 404-679-7290stacy_shelton@fws.gov A collaborative effort with federal and state agencies in the Southeast, industry and private landowners to proactively conserve at-risk species is starting to pay dividends. Thanks to new information, five more species will not require federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. The five species wer... Read More...
 
 
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