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Fiddler Crabs In a Gulf Marsh

Gulf Marsh Animals Bounce Back But Monitoring Continues: One of the biggest questions is how Gulf animals will fare in the years after the spill, since oil spill impacts don't often happen immediately. One group of GoMRI researchers studied salt marsh anim
CWC Consortium, LUMCON

One of the biggest questions is how Gulf animals will fare in the years after the spill, since oil spill impacts don't often happen immediately. One group of GoMRI researchers studied salt marsh animals like shrimp, crabs and small fish and found that their populations had recovered by 2011. However, they will continue to track them for several more years to make sure this good news persists.