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by Onchorodon
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Rant and Rave
Replies: 62
Views: 7603

Re: Rant and Rave

Been having lots of conservation based debates during one of my classes. Very interesting, especially given that a lot of people don't actually know how the Endangered Species Act actually works. The ESA's only legal responsibility is to prevent species from extinct. The management plan that is crea...
by Onchorodon
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Science!
Topic: Today I learned...
Replies: 1691
Views: 256539

Re: Today I learned...

In Chinook salmon, an allele of the Greb1L gene is responsible for the time of year they begin to swim up rivers. The homozygous springers, enter freshwater in the spring, and mature over the winter.Really intriguing debate going on over them in conservation science. The ESA only provides for listin...
by Onchorodon
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New species enters limelight
Replies: 2
Views: 6305

New species enters limelight

Heyo, I'm Onchorodon. Been lurking quietly in the shadows for a week now, and decided to finally step into the light. Hopefully it will turn that I am not a vampire. Or rabid. Out of curiosity, is the debate thread only for creationism vs evolution, etc. etc? Cuz a debate over de-extinction and the ...