eel grass


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eel grass

[ēl ‚gras]
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For example, dense stands of Water Ribbons Triglochin procerum and submerged beds of Eel Grass and Pondweeds are the favoured habitats of the Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis and Green and Gold Grass Frog Litoria aurea, as they provide ideal surfaces on which to bask and dense cover in which to hide from predators.
Ynys Sgomer o'r tir mawr Lluniau Cyngor Cefn Gwlad Cymru Morlo ifanc yn torheulo ar Sgomer Gwellt y gamlas (zostera marina; eel grass) Draenog y mr
The results of 20 years of protection and research on Marine Nature Reserve Skomer has been identified as Wales' only Important Plant Area for marine algae, with more than 240 species recorded; Winds stronger than 110 mph and waves above 13 metres high have been measured; Staff have followed the fate of more than 3,700 seal pups; Volunteer divers have surveyed more than 60,000 sq mts of seabed looking at scallops, fish, urchins and eel grass; More than 145,000 people have visited the Marine Nature Reserve exhibition at Martin''s Haven; More than 40,000 divers have explored the reserve.
The protected birds feed on eel grass on mudflats of the nature reserve, and when this is exhausted they move on to farmland winter cereal crops, such as barley.
We're off Anacapa Island, California, where the keepers are tending the first-ever open ocean eel grass restoration project, part of the panoply of solutions that could still help turn the tide.
The lake restoration efforts, including those on the north shore, have reduced phosphorus levels by 62 percent and improved water clarity in Lake Apopka by 68 percent, leading to a resurgence of eel grass and other aquatic plants.
Commercial fisherman catch the peelers molting in the shallow waters and eel grass using trotlines.
like road signs, sign posts, hair floating like eel grass, fingers
With the boat moving and the sun rising pink in the sky, I drop the scrape and close my eyes, imagining the bag dragging through mud and sandbars and eel grass thick and tangled, where crabs hide.
Here, meadows of eel grass (Zostera marina) have served as important nurseries for young fish.
The only consistent cooling features were the dense fields of eel grass. In this type of scenario, wherever it may occur, VanDam suggests a slow descending presentation.
An approval would have resulted in a substantive loss of eel grass, a favorite form of sustenance for brant.