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Free Content Effects of Hurricane Donna on the Turtle Grass Beds of Biscayne Bay, Florida

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The dry and wet weight of Thalassia texudinum K├Ânig washed ashore at Biscayne Bay during Hurricane Donna of 1960 is estimated. Agents destructive to turtle grass, other than wind, are discussed, and additional observations are included of hurricane damage to the turtle grass beds of the Bahama banks.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 1961

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