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August 12, 2014

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More Dolphins Die In Chesapeake Bay

We’re Cook’n ‘Em!

They all died in the Indian River Lagoon also nearby the 12,000,000 watts of pulsed microwave radars!

The Eastern oyster, Crassotrea virginica, was once found in abundance along the Indian River Lagoon but has now disappeared from many portions of the waterway. The native oyster population was decimated by a combination of factors; including habitat loss, overharvesting, pollution, reduced water quality, disease and boat wakes. Oysters are an essential part of the Indian River lagoon ecosystem for many reasons. They are a keystone species that numerous other species depend on for food and protection. Oysters are also gregarious, which means that individuals clump together, creating natural reefs that help prevent erosion.

From → Biology, Geophysics

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