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Seagrass beds, one of the most productive communities on earth, support a diverse array of organisms from algae to invertebrates and fish. Many fish, crustaceans and shellfish use seagrass beds as nursery grounds. Species diversity of seagrass communities can range from 292 individuals to 10,644 per square meter. (photo: Paige Gill - Florida Keys NMS) )

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