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Amanda Balash Review Page 137 #8 Mats of algae, sea grasses, and mangrove roots all serve a similar function to marine life. All of the organisms listed above serve as a habitat or protection for many other aquatic organisms. For example, the kelp forests out in California are home to many endangered creatures such as otters who tie themselves to the kelp while they eat so they won’t drift away. The kelp forests are also home to many different species of fish who can avoid predators in the large grass-like algae. Also, many organisms such as snails live under the Focus (a brown algae)
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  • Fall '18
  • Kathy Karis
  • Mangrove, Kelp, salt marsh, salt marsh community

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