Abstract or Description
Marine worms and mollusks are important prey items for shorebirds and humans. Additionally, humans also use marine worms and mollusks as bait. This causes competition between shorebirds and humans. This map shows important habitat of marine worms and mollusks.
Source Data Note
Data was acquired from the Maine Office of GIS and the USGS Gulf of Maine GIS Data Catalog. All layers are projected using NAD 1983 UTM Zone 19N.
Recommended CitationBall, Lydia "Marine Worm and Molluscan Habitat on the Gulf of Maine," Atlas of Maine: Vol. 2012: No. 1, Article 16.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/atlas_docs/vol2012/iss1/16