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The Shrimp are getting ready to Hatch

Fairy shrimp and tadpole shrimp occur within ephemeral wetlands. Many of the shrimp found in California are listed under the federal Endangered Species Act. Shrimp eggs/cysts lay dormant in seasonal pools during the dry months and hatch once the wetlands become … Continue reading

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ECORP’s newly passed and renewed USFWS-permitted freshwater fairy shrimp biologists

Recently ECORP had a number of biologists pass (new and renewal) the intense U.S. Fish and Wildlife (FWS) test on freshwater fairy shrimp identification within California.  ECORP biologists studied at the Carlsbad and/or Sacramento FWS offices with their specimens and then … Continue reading

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