Definitions

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  • n. Any of various grass-like marine plants that grow underwater in salt water.

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  • n. any of various seaweeds that grow underwater in shallow beds

Etymologies

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sea +‎ grass

Examples

  • They also provide ecological support for other ecosystems such as seagrass beds and mangroves.

    Coral reef

  • Diseases that attack species forming habitat for other species, such as seagrass, are also affected and can have devastating environmental impacts.

    Potential impacts of indirect mechanisms of climate change on human health in the Arctic

  • The LME has a diversity of habitats such as seagrass beds, mud flats, intertidal and sub-tidal rocky reefs, mangrove kelp forests and pelagic systems.

    Southeast Australian Shelf large marine ecosystem

  • Coastal habitats such as seagrass beds and mangroves are important nursery areas for the young stages of fishes and invertebrates that support coastal communities and commercial and recreational fisheries.

    Marine ecosystem services

  • Look for good numbers of trout around deep structure, such as seagrass beds, channel drop-offs and deeper rocks.

    Corpus Christi Caller Times, Caller.com Stories

  • Monika Blunder, makeup artist for Dior, like to see light greens, such as seagrass or aqua, on fair skin and hunter, forest or emerald on darker skin tones.

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  • We also have the added challenge of new users on the bay that are not well acquainted with how to operate around certain sensitive habitats, such as seagrass meadows and rookery islands that can't tolerate much disturbance.

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • Dr. Jesien said local coastal bays contain about 11,000 acres of seagrass which is up from only seven thousand in 2005.

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  • Everywhere the seafloor was covered with thick, mucky vegetation feeding on the dissolved nutrients: fields of tubeworms, blind white crabs, brine shrimp, clams, eels, seagrass, tiny translucent fish.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • The bed of the sea was sand with some seagrass (fanerogramas) at approximately 18 meters deep.

    13-15 pound amberjack. Good? Decent? Regular?

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