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The December issue of Minnesota Sea Grant's Seiche Newsletter is now online:
http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/seiche/index.html


Topics include:

- Harbor Corrosion: It's the Pits
The rapid aging of steel in the Duluth Superior Harbor puzzles even corrosion experts. Five specialists offer observations and advice to port officials, university and agency staff, and Sea Grant.


Luring Ruffe with Smell
Female ruffe approaching ovulation release a pheromone in their urine that attracts males. Researchers believe this discovery could be applied to control this invasive fish.


The Case of the Watery Grave
Each July a blanket of dying algae forms 30 meters below the surface of Lake Superior. Find out why in this book excerpt.


Watch for Nets!
Know how to identify and avoid commercial fishing nets in Minnesota's Lake Superior through this new brochure.


...plus information on other staff activities and new products/services.
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available on the web, please send me your e-mail address.  Subscription
is FREE.

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"30 Years of Superior Science"

Marie Zhuikov (pronounced zwee-cough)
Communications Coordinator
University of MN Duluth Sea Grant Program
mzhuikov@umn.edu
(218) 726-7677   Fax: (218) 726-6556
www.seagrant.umn.edu

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