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Abundance of Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grasses rises 24% in 2013

April 23rd, 2014 by admin · No Comments

Widgeongrass expands in mid-Bay, eelgrass sees modest recovery

An annual survey led by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that the abundance of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay increased 24% between 2012 and 2013, reversing the downward trend of the previous 3 years. The increase reflects an upsurge from 48,195 acres to 59,927 acres.

Read more about the 2013 survey results…

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