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Juvenile fish habitat on the Virgin Islands

Mangroves provide shelter for many juvenile fish species in the United States Virgin Islands. They are also recognized as important carbon sinks, helping to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, through storage in canopy biomass and subsurface sediments.

Year: 2014

From album: Blue Carbon

Photographer: Christian Perthen (RUI LLC)

Tags: Blue Carbon fauna Gases Green House ocean wildlife

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