Zostera marina

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Noun1.Zostera marina - submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coastsZostera marina - submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
genus Zostera, Zostera - (or in some classifications family Zosteraceae) small genus of widely distributed marine plants
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Gwellt y gamlas neu wellt y mor (Zostera marina: Eelgrass) ydi enwau eraill arno fo, ac mae'n gwreiddio drwy ddefnyddio gwreiddgyff all dyfu i tua dwy droedfedd o hyd yn y tywod neu'r mwd ar wely'r mor.
In west coast estuaries, eelgrass, Zostera marina, is protected by federal and state regulations.
Brix et al., (67) found that the BCF values for Cd and Zn in the aboveground parts of eelgrass (Zostera marina) were only 0.62 and 78, respectively.
Experimental analysis of the response and recovery of Zostera marina (L.) and Halodule wrightii (Ascher.) to repeated light-limitation stress.
Overall, Zostera marina was most abundant (and found only on the natural habitat), followed by Pteiygophora californica, Cystoseira spp., Macrocystispyrifera, and Laminaria spp.
Eelgrass (Zostera marina) is the dominant seagrass along the Pacific North American Coast, providing complex physical structure, high trophic productivity, and protection from predators (Phillips 1984; Simenstad 1994).
Community structure and spatial variation of benthic invertebrates associated with Zostera marina (L.) beds in the northern Baltic Sea.
Zostera marina also known as eelgrass is a relevant sea-grass species, which supplies significant amounts of organic materials to food webs in shallow coastal environments and provides habitat (in bays, lagoons, or estuaries) for many fishes and their larvae [1].
Zostera marina is a common seagrass throughout the northern hemisphere.