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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.

About the Author

Lydia Ball is a junior Environmental Studies: Conservation Biology Concentration major with a strong interest in amphibian biodiversity and habitat degradation.

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.

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