Incidence of marine debris and its relationships with benthic features in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Southeast USA.

@article{Bauer2008IncidenceOM,
  title={Incidence of marine debris and its relationships with benthic features in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Southeast USA.},
  author={Laurie J. Bauer and Matthew S. Kendall and Christopher F. G. Jeffrey},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={402-13}
}
Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary (GRNMS) is an increasingly popular site for recreational fishing and diving in the South Atlantic Bight (SAB). As a result, there has been heightened concern about potential accumulation of marine debris and its consequent effects on sanctuary resources. Field surveys were conducted at GRNMS in 2004 and 2005 to provide a spatially comprehensive characterization of benthic communities and to quantify the distribution and abundance of marine debris in… CONTINUE READING

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