Biodiversity

Ross Whippo / SERC
September 6, 2017
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Rockfish
Ross Whippo / SERC

A juvenile rockfish lurks in a kelp bed on the central coast of British Columbia. In a new study, biologists discovered that higher biodiversity can help rocky reefs and other ecosystems be more productive.

(Credit: Ross Whippo/Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)