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Oyster Reef in Alligator Harbor

This site is part of a study by Dr. David Kimbro on predator-prey relationships in the oyster reef habitat. He is studying the beneficial effects predators such as blue crabs and toadfish can have on the oyster by regulating populations of the animals that consume oysters, mainly mud crabs and oyster drill snails.

 

for more in formation, visit:

wfsu.org/blog-coastal-health/

 

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Taken on May 23, 2010