It has been almost 8 years since something new has been posted on this blog. But as you can tell, this website is clearly still alive and kicking. And this time I changed the theme of the website, this theme is only temporary and I will add a new one… Read More »The website has been revamped
The BBC Radio 4 programme ‘Saving Species’ episode 18 talks about the Tadpole Shrimp population in Scotland.You can listen to the programme below.PDF documents about these Scottish sites can be found in our Scientific Paper section, see paper # 19
The BBC News site has reported that more of the protected Triops cancriformis colonies have been found in South West Scotland at Caerlaverock reserve in Dumfries and Galloway. This is good news for this species as perviously it was only known to exist in one secret place in Scotland and in another… Read More »More rare Triops sites uncovered in Scotland
A story is going about recently of a giant 5 foot long ‘fish’ found in Russia. It is of course nearly impossible to tell the scale of the animal in the photos shown. But let’s not let the facts get in the way of a good story shall we? Take… Read More »Silly time in the News – ‘A Prehistoric Fish in a Russian Pond’
This Triops picture come from Morocco, Africa and shows an adult Triops. Must be one of the biggest Triops I’ve seen.Click on the above image to see another view. Thanks to Don Dasis, Eric Quéinnec and Adeline Lecot. Also a recently published paper ‘Evidence for cryptic species in the tadpole… Read More »Triops numidicus image comes to light and it’s a biggy.
First pictures of the rare species of Triops – Lepidurus arcticus have been revealed. This amazing Triops hatches out at summer time in Greenland and the Svalbard islands where the temperature of their lakes and pools drops to 6C (42F) or lower! See the species page for a first look! My many thanks to… Read More »First Pictures of Lepidurus arcticus
More studies of the subspecies of Triops cancriformis Triops cancriformis simplex and Triops cancriformis mauritanicus added to the site. See Paper 16 in our scientific paper section. A new species, Lepidurus cryptus discovered in North America. See Paper 15 in our scientific paper section.
For the first time in the UK, species Triops australiensis, the Shield Shrimp, goes on sale.Cornish Crispa Co., live plant and pet care suppliers, have announced that from today they are selling on their UK web site the Australian species of Triops – Triops australiensis australiensis. If you wish to hatch… Read More »Triops australiensis Goes on Sale
MyTriops.com opens its science paper section. read some interesting and very indepth articles on the Triops species. You will require a copy of Acrobat Reader to read these PDF files.