Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem

Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem by Patricia Newman

Synopsis: Marine biologist Brent Hughes didn’t think sea otters and sea grass had much in common. But his research at Elkhorn Slough, an estuary on Monterey Bay in northern California, revealed a new and surprising connection between the two. The scientist expected this estuary to be overrun with algae due to the fertilizer runoff from surrounding fields. But it wasn’t. Why?

Published: January 2017 | ISBN: 978-1512426311 | Ages: 9-12 years

Patricia’s Homepage: http://www.patriciamnewman.com
Patricia’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/patricianewman

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