Some Good News About the Ocean from Rutgers

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Rutgers marine scientists have discovered that creatures living in seafloor sediments near the New Jersey coast are doing better than scientists had believed. Researchers Patricia Ramey, Michael Kennish, and Rose Petrecca have conducted a comprehensive community assessment, and constructed a “biotic index” – a measure of an environment’s health – by cataloging invertebrate animals living in the ocean bottom from Sandy Hook to Cape May, from the beach to three miles offshore.  Learn More

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