Distribution of surficial sediments and eelgrass in New York"s south shore bays an assessment from the literature by Clifford Russell Jones

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Published by Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York in Stony Brook, N.Y .

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  • New York (State),
  • Long Island.

Subjects:

  • Marine sediments -- New York (State) -- Long Island.,
  • Zostera marina.,
  • Plant ecology -- New York (State) -- Long Island.

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StatementC. R. Jones, J. R. Schubel ; sponsored by the Nassau-Suffolk Regional Planning Board and the New York Sea Grant Institute.
SeriesSpecial report / Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York ;, 13, Special report (State University of New York at Stony Brook. Marine Sciences Research Center) ;, 13.
ContributionsSchubel, J. R.
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LC ClassificationsGC383 .J66
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4240360M
LC Control Number80620918

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Marine Sciences Research Center,; Nassau-Suffolk Regional Planning Board,; New York Sea Grant Institute,] Abstract. Zostera marina Linnaeus, commonly known as eelgrass, has a wide distribution occupying coastal waters in the northern sections of both the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans and extending into Arctic seas (Rasmussen, ; McRoy, ; Aioi, ).

In New York waters eelgrass is found in the estuarine systems along the south shore of Long Island and in other protected sites (Suda, ). Jones, C.R. and J.R. Schubel. Distribution of surficial sediments and eelgrass in New York’s South Shore Bays: an assessment from the literature.

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