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[mass noun] A grass-like plant that lives in or close to the sea, especially eelgrass.
- ‘Autecological studies on seagrasses have documented that seagrass distribution is strongly related to physiology and growth characteristics, including water depth and salinity zonation.’
- ‘Populations of marine angiosperms, or seagrasses, are at the basis of productive ecosystems thriving in shallow coastal areas around the world.’
- ‘Some are herbivores, grazing on the filamentous algae covering coral reefs, and a few eat seagrasses and algae on reef flats.’
- ‘The next phase of decline is the sudden collapse of ‘architectural ‘species such as kelp, oysters, reef corals, giant sponges, and seagrasses.’
- ‘The nutrient-enriched water causes an explosive growth of tiny plants and animals that coat the leaves of the seagrasses.’
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