Evaluation of the viability of Posidonia oceanica transplants associated with a marina expansion

  title={Evaluation of the viability of Posidonia oceanica transplants associated with a marina expansion},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis S{\'a}nchez-Lizaso and Yolanda Fern{\'a}ndez-Torquemada and Jos{\'e} Miguel Gonz{\'a}lez-Correa},
  journal={Botanica Marina},
In March 2005, a preliminary Posidonia oceanica transplantation was carried out as a restoration measure prior to enlargement of a marina. Seagrass sods of approximately 1 m 2 surface area and 40 cm depth (including rhizome and sediment) were cut free from the area expected to be impacted by harbor expansion. These fragments were transferred to nearby areas lacking P. oceanica, viz. in bare areas within the nearest meadows and at the same depth as the donor site (;10 m). The present work was… 

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