From shore at low tide in Skagit County’s Padilla Bay, the limp piles of eelgrass might appear the same but there are two species of eelgrass growing in the mud, the native Zostera marina and the introduced dwarf Zostera japonica. Though you wouldn’t think that the eelgrass is on the move, they are and researchers want to know how fast and where these two species are spreading throughout the bay. Read more …

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