Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Field Staff Sampling Beach Fauna

Molluscan Fisheries staff sieve and rinse each fauna sample to remove fine sand. The remaining sample is bagged, labeled, and preserved for laboratory analysis.


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FWC Facts:
Seagrasses occupy only 0.1 percent of the sea floor, yet are responsible for 12 percent of the organic carbon buried in the ocean, which helps reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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