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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


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Using a handheld GPS unit, technician Lee McCoy records data on shrimp burrow density and aquatic vegetation cover. A hovercraft (in the background) is used to traverse the estuary’s 6,000 acres of intertidal mud and sandflat areas—inaccessible by most other means.

 

Photo by Brett Dumbauld.


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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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