eel grass


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eel grass

[ēl ‚gras]
(botany)
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You don't need a lot of weight to get down through the eel grass.
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.
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.
Two of the fish he caught out of the eel grass on the north end of Lake Okeechobee tipped the scales at over 5 pounds.
when I threw a soft-plastic paddle-tail swimbait upstream and buzzed it through the eel grass.
Feeding primarily on eel grass and other aquatic vegetation, brant are best hunted on the tide.
It inhabits eel grass beds, and can reach eight inches long.
5 million project had to protect estuarine wetlands, clam beds and eel grass beds.