Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 59 - Conservation Biology - Figure 59.6 - Data Analysis: 1

Answer

Mangroves may serve other purposes, such as anchoring nurseries for small fish which can eventually be caught and eaten, or as a target for tourist dollars.

Work Step by Step

The key is to realize that ecosystems are very complex (see earlier chapters on ecology), and they must be understood very well before being manipulated if any good result is to be possible.
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