Fiddler crabs, sand fleas
and shrimp are top baits for these crustacean-munching porgies which congregate around structures both inshore and offshore.
And if your enthusiasm for free local concerts of niche genres goes beyond banjos, there's the ukelele-playing Sun-coast Sand Fleas
of Nokomis to enjoy.
Although Erie perch feed on gobies, smelt, zebra mussels, sand fleas
, and snails, nothing works better than emerald shiners.
I saw then that regret offers a rare opportunity to be a better human being, a humbled cousin to the skimmers soaring just above the swells, the sand sharks below, the prehistoric sand fleas
burrowing deeper with each crashing wave.
Add oppressive humidity and sand fleas
, and you get some sense of Parris Island, South Carolina.
Tungiasis, a parasitic skin disease that occurs in tropical countries, is caused by sand fleas
of the genus Tunga (Insecta, Siphonaptera, Tungidae).
I mean yes, the sand fleas
tear you up, but at least you know you're actually making a difference.
Although both males and females are blood-feeding, it is the female sand fleas
that penetrate into the skin of its host, where it can grow up to lcm as its fertilized eggs mature (3).
Because sand fleas
are a problem, flea collars and flea wipes are also needed.
Other Bartonella species are known to be transmitted by body lice and sand fleas
, but the source insect for the bites on this patient was never clarified.
Keep in mind, between dusk and dawn are the prime hours for biting insects--especially mosquitoes and sand fleas
We see the images from Kandahar on television, yet can't know the reality of 50 degree heat, sand fleas
, or the long, exhausting hours, much less the constant struggle of sorting friend from foe, of being away from loved ones for months at a time, or the loss of a comrade on what has become an increasingly regular basis.