Coastal habitats in Puget Sound [ More info] Declines in fish and wildlife populations, water-quality issues, and changes in coastal habitats have prompted this USGS study of the region's nearshore life and environment. Includes links to data from published reports.
Land-use planning for nearshore ecosystem services--the Puget Sound Ecosystem Portfolio Model [ More info] Describes the types of concerns and observations used to help area resource managers analyze actual or potential changes in this highly developed ecosystem.
Western Fisheries Research Center--Forage fish studies in Puget Sound [ More info] Human perturbations such as shoreline armoring or urban development can affect the nearshore habitats critical to these populations of small fish which support birds and larger fish.
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