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|Main Title||The light requirements of seagrasses, proceedings of a workshop to examine the capability of water quality criteria, standards and monitoring programs to protect seagrasses /|
|Publisher||U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Center, Beaufort Laboratory,|
|Subjects||Seagrasses--Congresses ; Seagrasses--Conservation ; Seagrasses--Economic aspects ; Seagrasses--Mexico, Gulf of ; Seagrasses--Atlantic Coast (US) ; Seagrass dieback--Mexico, Gulf of ; Seagrass dieback--Atlantic Coast (US) ; Seagrass restoration--Mexico, Gulf of ; Seagrass restoration--Atlantic Coast (US)|
|Collation||181 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
"June 1991." Includes bibliographical references.
"This workshop was convened in response to the recognition that extremely valuable economic, wildlife and aesthetic resources have been lost during the last several decades as a direct result of seagrass declines throughout our Nation's coastlines. The central role of seagrasses in maintaining the physical, chemical and biological integrity of many coastal ecosystems has been well documented (McRoy and Helfferich, 1977; Phillips and McRoy, 1980; Zieman, 1982; Phillips, 1984; Thayer et. al., 1984; Zieman and Zieman, 1989). Seagrass habitats provide nursery and feeding grounds for fish, shellfish and wildlife, including several endangered and numerous economically valuable species"--Background, paragraph 1.