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Studies affirm crabs killing Northeast saltmarshes

April 28, 2014

Sinead Crotty checks a cage of Sesarma crabs Two newly published studies by a team of Brown University researchers provide ample new evidence that the reason coastal saltmarshes are dying from Long Island to Cape Cod is that hungry crabs, left unchecked by a lack of predators, are eating the cordgrass. Full Story

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