Short article in the Tribune242 on the importance of seagrass ecosystem conservation. As we have shown why seagrass meadows are critical to protect for nursery habitats(see here), this short article discusses the dependency lobsters have on theses ecosystems. “Dr Nicholas Higgs, Deputy Director of the Marine Institute at Plymouth University, England, said that the ‘high productivity’ of local lobster production is largely due to their consumption of lucinid clams, which are found in the seagrass beds in Bahamian waters.” Click here to read the rest of the article.
In the News: ‘Marine Biologist Suggests Conservation Of Bahamas’ Seagrass Habitats’
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