Title

Maine's island waters sustain a remarkably diverse and dynamic collection of pla

Source

Island Journal

Date

1991

Volume Number

Volume 8

Pages

73

Abstract

Maine's island waters sustain a remarkably diverse and dynamic collection of plant and animal species, adapting to waves, winds, and land. The shoreline is the thin edge at which the limits of biological productivity are determined. In the Gulf of Maine, islands regulate the counterclockwise circulation of the Labrador and Nova Scotia currents and are essential to marine productivity. Details.

Subjects

Islands

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