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

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Issue Date
1978
Authors
Marine Sciences Research Center
Greene, Gregory Trevor
Becker, Dean Scott
Mirchel, A. C. F.
Behrens, W. J.
Publisher
Marine Sciences Research Center, Stony Brook University
Keywords
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.
Abstract
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."
Description
ii, 30 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Bibliography.
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