Fauna Sampling Tools

Fauna Sampling Tools

Fauna, or biota, are collected from the high, mid, and low areas of the swash zone using a sand flea scoop lined with 1-millimeter mesh (upper left). Samples are sieved in the field to remove fine sand, and preserved for laboratory analysis.


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Research has shown that many species of fishes, crustaceans and shellfish depend on seagrass meadows for habitat.

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