Home
Home
Forums
Forums
Downloads
Downloads
Account
Account
Advertise on IAH
Main Menu   
 
HomeHome  
    Home
Community  
    Forums
    FAQ
    Content
    Gallery
    Reviews
    Surveys
    Topics
Members  
    Private Messages
    Your Account
    Profile
    Members List
Statistics  
    Statistics
Files & Links  
    Downloads
    Web Links
News  
    News
    Submit News
Other  
    Advertising
    Shout Box
    Site Map
    Recommend Us
    Feedback
    Legal Notices


User Info   
 
Good afternoon 
Anonymous



Register
Lost Password
Username
Password

 Online:   
Member(s):
01lethalbrains

Guest(s):
02. Guest
03. Guest
04. Guest
05. Guest
06. Guest
07. Guest
08. Guest
09. Guest
10. Guest
11. Guest
12. Guest
13. Guest
14. Guest
15. Guest
16. Guest
17. Guest
18. Guest
19. Guest
20. Guest
21. Guest
22. Guest
23. Guest
24. Guest
25. Guest
26. Guest
27. Guest
28. Guest
29. Guest
30. Guest
31. Guest
32. Guest
33. Guest
34. Guest
35. Guest
36. Guest
37. Guest
38. Guest
39. Guest
40. Guest
41. Guest
42. Guest
43. Guest
44. Guest
45. Guest
46. Guest
47. Guest
48. Guest
49. Guest
50. Guest
51. Guest
52. Guest
53. Guest
54. Guest
55. Guest
56. Guest
57. Guest
58. Guest
59. Guest
60. Guest
61. Guest
62. Guest
63. Guest
64. Guest
65. Guest
66. Guest
67. Guest
68. Guest
69. Guest
70. Guest
71. Guest
72. Guest
73. Guest
74. Guest
75. Guest
76. Guest
77. Guest
78. Guest
79. Guest
80. Guest
81. Guest
82. Guest
83. Guest
84. Guest
85. Guest
86. Guest
87. Guest
88. Guest
89. Guest
90. Guest
91. Guest
92. Guest
93. Guest
94. Guest
95. Guest
96. Guest
97. Guest
98. Guest
99. Guest
100. Guest
101. Guest

Most Ever Online:   
 Guest(s): 464
 Member(s): 16
 Total: 480

Forums Forums:   
 Posts: 337,576
 Topics: 30,280




http://indianaquariumhobbyist.com/community/ :: View topic - New Species discovered in Central Suriname Nature Reserve
Forum Index  |  Search  |  Usergroups  |  Edit your profile  |  Members  |  Log in to check your private messages
Ranks  |  Staff  |  Statistics  |  Board Rules  |  Forum FAQ  |  Log in



New Species discovered in Central Suriname Nature Reserve

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic   printer-friendly view    http://indianaquariumhobbyist.com/community/ Forum Index -> Chit Chat
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
joyban
Moderator
Moderator



Joined: Aug 10, 2004
Posts: 880
Location: New Delhi-India

Status: Offline
PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:21 pm Post subject: New Species discovered in Central Suriname Nature Reserve Reply with quote

 Scientists  find  24  species  in  Suriname  which  borders  Brazil,  Guyana  and  French  Guiana  -  SOUTH  AMERICA  -  AMAMZON  Rainforest.
 
 
 
                                                 
Quote:                
"This  is  a  totally  unexplored  area:  lots  of  new  species,  with  many  more  still  to  be  found,"  says  Leeanne  Alonso,  CI  vice  president  and  head  of  the  RAP  program.  "Our  study  will  be  a  vital  component  in  determining  how  to  promote  economic  development  in  Suriname  while  protecting  the  nation’s  most  valuable  natural  assets."  
 
                 

 
 PHOTO  GALLERY:  Scientists  find  24  species  in  SurinamePhoto  Gallery  -  .  
 
 http://www.conservation.org/galleries/suriname_rap/slideshow.html
 
 
 This  includes  a  fish,  of  the  genus  Guyanancistrus  and  discovered  by  the  2005  RAP  team,  is  seen  in  this  undated  handout  photo  (click  on  the  link  below).  This  species  of  dwarf  catfish,  likely  to  be  unique  to  the  eastern  plateaus  of  Suriname,  is  called  'big  mouth'  by  its  discoverers  due  to  the  unusually  large  size  of  its  mouth.  It  is  one  of  24  new  species  found  in  the  South  American  highlands  of  Suriname,  conservationists  reported  on  June  4,  2007,  warning  that  these  creatures  are  threatened  by  illegal  gold  mining.
 
 Among  the  species  found  were  the  atelopus  frog,  which  has  distinctive  purple  markings;  six  types  of  fish;  12  dung  beetles,  and  one  ant  species  
 
 (Jan  Mol/Handout/Reuters)  -  source  Reuters
 
 Fish  Photos  :-
 
 1.  http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/nm/20070605/2007_06_04t170133_450x394_us_suriname_species.jpg?x=380&y=332&sig=Bfilgl462gOEHwSno7T4NA--
 
 2.  http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070604/capt.dd844ff186c5440089133a88d3b89d67.suriname_new_species_sju102.jpg?x=290&y=345&sig=QfKuwdPDzMIUprcrvS5GvQ--
 
 3.  http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/rids/20070604/i/r4267924563.jpg?x=380&y=239&sig=mu4kPJqICB7HAgU4rtyZ4w--
 
 Happy  Reading
 
 Regards
 
 Sujoy
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website Yahoo Messenger
gokulin
Regular Poster on IAH
Regular Poster on IAH



Joined: Jul 04, 2005
Posts: 1277
Location: Coimbatore

Status: Offline
PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:54 pm Post subject: Re: New Species discovered in Central Suriname Nature Reserv Reply with quote

 Thanks  for  sharing  Baskar.......   Smile  
 
 Man  couldn't  still  conquer  the  whole  earth..........  such  a  vast  treasure  it  is.....
 
 God,  the  Creator  be  glorified.
 
 So,  will  this  dwarf  cat  will  be  in  the  home  aquariums??
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website Yahoo Messenger
Shankar
Committed Member of IAH
Committed Member of IAH



Joined: Nov 19, 2003
Posts: 3712
Location: Chennai

Status: Offline
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:53 pm Post subject: Re: New Species discovered in Central Suriname Nature Reserv Reply with quote

 Drool
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website
surya_niki
Regular Poster on IAH
Regular Poster on IAH



Joined: Nov 15, 2006
Posts: 1421
Location: Bangalore

Status: Offline
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2007 9:04 pm Post subject: Re: New Species discovered in Central Suriname Nature Reserv Reply with quote

 Hi  Sujoy,
 
 Nice  piece  of  information.
 
 Regards,
 Surya
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Yahoo Messenger
Display posts from previous:
Post new topic  Reply to topic   printer-friendly view http://indianaquariumhobbyist.com/community/ Forum Index ->  Chit Chat All times are UTC + 5.5 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum




Powered By: phpBB © 2001 - 2006 phpBB Group
Nuke-Evo Conversion By: Evo-Themez | iCGstation v1.0 Template By Ray


[News Feed] [Forums Feed] [Downloads Feed] [Web Links Feed] [Validate robots.txt]


Forum Modification Pack by Revolution-Mods.

PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2006 by Francisco Burzi.
All logos, trademarks and posts in this site are property of their respective owners, all the rest © 2006 by the site owner.
Powered by Nuke-Evolution
[ Page Generation: 6048 Seconds | Memory Usage: 2.74 MB | DB Queries: 88 ]

Do Not Click