The Impact of Hurricane Georges on Soft-bottom , Back Reef Communities : Site-and Species-specific Effects in South Florida Seagrass Beds

Seagrass beds are the dominant benthic marine communities in the back reef environment of the Florida Keys. At a network of 30 permanent monitoring stations in this back reef environment, the seagrass Thalassia testudinum Banks & Soland. ex Koenig was the most common marine macrophyte, but the seagrasses Syringodium fi liforme Kuetz., and Halodule wrightii… CONTINUE READING