Tagged: sediment

Hard clams can “walk” across the sediment

Hard clams or quahogs (Mercenaria mercenaria) are one of the most popular species of clams along the East Coast of North America. They support important commercial and recreational fisheries as well as a growing...

Fish communities in submerged aquatic vegetation

Submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) are underwater plants that grow in shallow water and do not emerge above the surface. These areas are important nurseries for juvenile fish and provide refuge for smaller species of...


Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word!