Submerged Aquatic Vegetation and Seagrass
SAV-ing Our Ocean: Submerged Aquatic Vegetation and Seagrass
Almost 43 square miles of seagrass are lost as each year passes. This dramatic decline in submerged aquatic vegetation causes habitat loss for keystone marine species, devastating shallow-water marine ecosystems.
Investigate the causes of submerged aquatic vegetation and seagrass loss, and how the restoration of a crucial element of the ocean can be achieved.
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