Conceptual diagram illustrating that Caribbean spiny lobsters are a key component of the marine ecosystem in south Florida as both predators and prey.

Spiny lobsters are key component of south Florida marine ecosystem

Conceptual diagram illustrating that Caribbean spiny lobsters are a key component of the marine ecosystem in south Florida as both predators and prey.

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Author(s)Kris Beckert
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-01-01
AlbumEcosystems > Coastal/Marine
TypeGraphic
PublicationTropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment
Project(s)South Florida Ecosystem Synthesis
Dimensions1000 x 716
Filesize219 kB
Number of Downloads151
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionKris Beckert, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)