Surficial sediment and seagrasses of eastern Great South Bay, N. Y.

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Marine Sciences Research Center
Greene, Gregory Trevor
Becker, Dean Scott
Mirchel, A. C. F.
Behrens, W. J.
Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University
Marine Sciences. , Atmospheric Sciences. , Marine sediments -- New York (State) -- Great South Bay. , Seagrasses -- New York (State) -- Great South Bay. , National Sea Grant Program -- New York Sea Grant Institute. , Lerner Fund for Marine Research of the American Museum of Natural History. , Nassau-Suffolk Regional Planning Board. , Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation. , National Weather Service. , Homans Creek. , Smith Point.
from the abstract, ". . .a study was conducted of the sediments in eastern Great South Bay from Homans Creek east to Smith Point. A total of 186 stations were sampled in the open bay and in channels, creeks and rivers. . .The character of sediments in the Bay probably has a large effect on growth, survival and abundance of the commercially important hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, and these relationships are discussed."
ii, 30 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Bibliography.