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Synonyms for eelgrass

submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts

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Their conclusion stated that the circles were formed due to the patterns of the growth of the eelgrass that radiates in its surrounding.
The circles of eelgrass can be up to 15 meters in diameter and their rim consists of lush green eelgrass plants.
Some of them get caught up in the eelgrass, creating rogue bioluminescent communities as far south as Inverness.
Eelgrass meadows in shallow inlets are important nursery habitats for cod, for example.
president, for his contributions to a project that restored eelgrass to coastal salt ponds in Rhode Island.
Worcester (1995) conducted dye diffusion experiments nearly identical to those of this study, reporting decreased advection within eelgrass beds with low shoot density in low currents.
The permit for operation will soon expire and the report discusses the impacts of the operations on the estero's ecosystem, especially on benthic/palagic coupling, eelgrass, fish, harbor seals, nonnative species, birds, and economics, recreation, and aesthetics, to help in the decision of whether to extend the mariculture lease beyond 2012.
The Salcombe--Kingsbridge estuary, which is tidal up to the town of Kingsbridge, eight kilometres inland, is designated as a marine local nature reserve due to its eelgrass beds, which provide a nursery site for seahorses.
According to the state Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, studies in Sweden suggest the shrimp can eat so many smaller creatures that green algae will grow out of control, leading to the smothering of eelgrass beds.
One spot on the peninsula is the only place on mainland Britain where the spotted rock rose survives, and there are important colonies of eelgrass, a flowering marine plant.
Submerged oxygenators: Canadian Pondweed, Eelgrass, Fanwort, Hornwort, Water Moss, and Water Violet.
Brant geese had found Hughes' study plots of eelgrass clones, which she had genetically analyzed with great care.
The work to be performed provides for eelgrass surveying, mapping, transplanting, and monitoring; aerial photography; general in-water survey and mapping; and exotic marine vegetation and alga surveys for NAVFAC Southwest and its customer commands.