(August 31, 2020) --

Marine ecosystems face a number of challenges as a storm approaches an area and for a time after it dissipates. Challenges can include a change in salinity and habitat disruption/destruction. The fishing activity can also be disrupted. How do these disruptions affect estuarine communities? 

Dr. Lee Smee and his team examine the impact in the recent Current Biology publication, Storms promote ecosystem resilience by alleviating fishing.

The video below offers an overview. You can also read the full article here.