Sea otters off California’s coast helping to keep marine forests in balance — Life & Soul Magazine

Sea otters are helping to keep marine forests off California’s coast healthy and in balance by keeping the seaweed-loving urchins in check, a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows. Urchins bred rapidly after a disease wiped out their main predator, the sunflower sea star, and are overgrazing on nutrient-rich […]

Sea otters off California’s coast helping to keep marine forests in balance — Life & Soul Magazine

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