Kelp Wrack: Hopping with Life in Los Angeles County

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Dugan, Jenifer E.;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: kelp wrack | beach grooming | Los Angeles County | coastal ecosystems | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Life Sciences | Environmental Health and Protection

The same waves that pound the shore off California also tear large amounts of seaweed from the region’s giant kelp forests and rocky reefs. Much of this drift seaweed, known as wrack, is eventually washed ashore. On many of Southern California’s beaches, tractors will r... View more
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