Hoe het nonnetje verdween uit de Waddenzee

Theunis Piersma, Casper Kraan, Anne Dekinga

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Abstract

We here describe howthe densities of Baltic tellins Macoma balthica decreased with two orders of magnitude over the last 20 years. Densities of several 100 Macoma per square meter are now very rare in this once very widespread species. Local declines have followed severe forms of habitat disturbance, notably mechanical dredging for seafood, especially cockles Cerastoderma edule.
Original languageDutch
Title of host publicationSchitterende schelpen en slijmerige slakken
Publishers.n.
Pages96-99
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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