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Main Title Survey of Submersed Aquatic Vegetation of the Currituck Sound and the Western Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System.
Author Davis, G. J. ; Brinson, M. M. ;
CORP Author East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC. Dept. of Biology.;North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Publisher Apr 90
Year Published 1990
Report Number APES-PR-89-10; APES-89-10;
Stock Number PB95-104089
Additional Subjects Environmental surveys ; Aquatic plants ; Currituck Sound ; Estuaries ; North Carolina ; Abundance ; Vegetation ; Sea grasses ; Pamlico River ; Vegetation ; Field tests ; Maps ; Salinity ; Biomass ; Back Bay ; Drawings ; Tables(Data) ; History ; Western Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine System ; Eurasian watermilfoil
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB95-104089 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 03/06/1995
Collation 156p
Abstract Surveys of Submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in the Pamlico River system were conducted in 1985, 1987, and 1988 to determine the species present and to estimate their abundance. In 1985 only widgeongrass was found in the river while in 1987 a small amount of wildcelery was found. By 1988 significant stands of wildcelery covered some areas in the middle reach. Wildcelery was stressed both years as indicated by small plants with narrow leaves and frequent fragmentation of leaves. Salinity and heavy epiphytic growth were among the stress factors observed. Traces of Sago pondweed and redhead grass appeared in 1988. The Pamlico River and Currituck Sound are two areas of special concern relative of SAV populations. Significant increases in water transparency in the Currituck Sound could lead to regrowth of Eurasian watermilfoil in nuisance proportions.
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by North Carolina Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study. and Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept.
Category Codes 68D; 68; 57C; 47C; 43B; 43F
NTIS Prices PC A08/MF A02
Primary Description 100/00
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 432226389
Origin NTIS
Type CAT