Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

PART 4 | OCTOBER 28, 2015 FULL SERIES Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results BRUNSWICKS tory by Colin Woodard/ Staff WriterPhotos by Gregory Rec/ Staff Photographer Compare intertidal flats in Brunswick’s Maquoit Bay in June 2001 (left) and in August 2013 (right).Photos courtesy of Hilary A. Neckles, United States Geological Survey Until two years ago, if you had walked down to the shore of Maquoit Bay at low tide, you would have seen a meadow of eelgrass stretching nearly as far as the eye could see across the exposed seafloor. Here near the head … Continue reading Invasive species exploit a warming Gulf of Maine, sometimes with destructive results – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram