Annotated Internet Resouces by Subject
Animals and Plants
Animal Diversity Web
"The Animal Diversity Web is a collection of pictures and information about animals. Accounts of individual species include information on distributions, natural history, conservation, and economic importance, along with pictures and sounds if available. Synopses of some higher taxonomic groups are also provided."
This server is "the free information resource for fisheries and aquaculture, providing the most accurate and up to date buyer's guide to fish farming equipment and services, producer information, government information, fish and shellfish products, sports fisheries, fish recipes, mail order, classified advertisements, weather and a fish discussion forum."
Florida Native Plant Society Home Page
The home page of the Florida Native Plant Society contains information on the society and its activities as well as links to related sites.
Florida Plants Online Guide to Florida Plant Life
This server has links to Florida plant related pages, including "aquascapes," "native plants" and "societies."
Native Plants of South Florida
"Welcome to the Native Plants of South Florida (NPSF) page. This collection of pages provides information and pictures of many plants native to our area, and some of the troublesome exotics as well."
This site has information on growing orchids, endangered species of orchids, and reference links.
Pets 4 You Home Page
"Our Goal is to provide FREE REFERRALS to Anyone looking for Any type of Pet!" However, this site is far from comprehensive; it only lists those breeders who advertise with Pets 4 You.
Save the Manatee Club
"The purpose of SMC [Save the Manatee Club] is to promote public awareness and education; fund manatee research, rescue and rehabilitation efforts; and lobby for the protection of manatees and their habitat." Towards this end, the SMC site contains a wide variety of materials on sea cows.
Sea World/Busch Gardens Animals
Sponsored by Sea World and Busch Gardens, this page has sections entitled "Animal Bytes - Fast Facts," "Detailed Animal Information," "Just for Fun!," "Teacher's Guides," and "Other Internet Resources."
Welcome to the PLANTS National Database Home Page
"The PLANTS Database provides a single source of standardized information about plants. PLANTS provides standardized plant names, symbols and other plant attribute information."