Eelgrass distribution and cover in Great Bay, Little Bay, and the Piscataqua River Estuary were mapped from aerial photography acquired on August 24, 2013. The total area of eelgrass beds with 10% or greater cover was 1683.4 acres. The largest concentration of eelgrass was found in Great Bay with lesser amounts in the vicinity of Portsmouth Harbor. Comparisons to previous years are not made here.
Piscataqua Region Estuary Parntership
Barker, Seth, "Eelgrass Distribution in the Great Bay Estuary and Piscataqua River for 2013" (2014). PREP Reports & Publications. 239.