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#206570 - 08/03/12 12:48 AM Caribbean Critter
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Newly identified coral reef crustacean named after late reggae performer Bob Marley.

A small parasitic blood-feeder that was found in fish that inhabit the coral reefs in the Caribbean has been named after the Jamaican stoner - the little critter has been designated Gnathia marleyi.


read this

(Elvis has a wasp named after him...I'll have to research this.)

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#206580 - 08/03/12 12:16 PM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: Candy]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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I saw this on a different online science journal. Just have
to be notorious of "of note" to get a crustacean or other
bug named after you. A new butterfly species was noted
here last week, first time ever in our area: probably due
to the drought.
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#206583 - 08/04/12 04:45 AM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Was that 'a new species' or a butterfly 'new to your area' Luke?

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#206587 - 08/04/12 11:29 AM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: Candy]
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It is a butterfly new to the area: sorry I did not make that
clear. Never before found here: probably something to do with
the drought brought it in.
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#206712 - 08/17/12 04:01 PM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Land so dry made the butterfly, flutter by.
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#206716 - 08/17/12 06:02 PM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Thou art a poet??
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#206723 - 08/18/12 07:36 AM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8
Thou art a poet??


But no one would know it
Some of the thyme
The verses don't rhyme
And I often just can
Not get the danged thigs to anything like scan.
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#206728 - 08/18/12 11:28 AM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: Rhubarb Commando]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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heh,heh
(which reminds me, anyone heard from buffalo shrdlu)?
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#206732 - 08/18/12 12:30 PM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Loc: Lancaster, UK
Not in ages. I hope he hasn't followed his moniker and gone extinct!
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#206733 - 08/18/12 01:02 PM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: LukeJavan8]
zmjezhd Offline
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(which reminds me, anyone heard from buffalo shrdlu)?

Yes. He posts on Facebook.
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#206739 - 08/18/12 07:58 PM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: zmjezhd]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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As long as he's OK then.
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#206808 - 08/25/12 09:07 PM Re: Caribbean Critter [Re: Candy]
Jackie Offline

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Dunno how okay he is at this moment: he just had a close family member die. Sympathies, Honey.

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