Current Event-Emily

The expansion of the Suez Canal has caused a large increase in the number of nonnative species in the Mediterranean Sea.  Populations of herbivorous fish have eaten the algae off of the rocks in the rocky coastal areas, causing issues with population size for the algae, but also the fish and their predators.  They are hoping that research will help to discover an effective science-based management technique.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170123151351.htm

 

 

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