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Seagrass Information

This section contains articles providing general information about seagrasses, such as a glossary of terms, additional links, seagrass biology and ecology, and answers to your most frequently asked questions.

Learn About Seagrasses
Learn about Florida's seagrasses and the threats they face. This article also provides numerous links to additional seagrass information.

Importance of Seagrass
Seagrasses are a vital part of the marine ecosystem. This article describes some of the most important reasons.

Help Protect Seagrasses
While seagrasses can be damaged by random and unpredictable natural phenomena, following several simple steps can prevent the damage caused by humans.

Seagrass Versus Seaweed
There are important distinctions between seagrasses and seaweed.

Seagrass and Land Plants
This article gives a brief description of the structural similarities and differences between seagrasses and vascular plants found on land.

Glossary of Aquatic Vegetation Terms
Do you need a definition? Try our glossary of aquatic vegetation-related terms.

Online Resources
Links to seagrass-related Web sites.

Seagrass FAQ
Do you have questions about seagrasses? Read this seagrass FAQ for answers.