Connecticut's Governor Backs Mapping Seabed of Long Island Sound, a Major Shellfish Habitat
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Connecticut Post] By Ken Dixon - February 10, 2015 -
BRANFORD, The 217-mile Connecticut shoreline has been thoroughly mapped over time, but the seabed of Long Island Sound, aside from marine navigator maps, is a mystery.
So at a time when the estuary has never been worth more, state officials want to use a variety of resources to pinpoint aquatic life and create a detailed map of the seabed of Long Island Sound, from rocks and trenches to shellfish beds.
It would take about three years to complete the mapping of the Connecticut side of the Sound.
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