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Duck Pond

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Duck Pond is located in the Central Coast region of California, within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Downcoast of the survey site the slope is partially retained with wire caged rock blocks. Upcoast of the survey site two drainage pipes run down the length of the slope. This moderately sloping site consists of extremely uneven terrain, containing many deep cracks and folds.

Duck Pond biodiversity survey overview

Duck Pond is dominated by natural and rip rap boulder fields, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of natural and rip rap boulder fields. The primary coastal orientation of this site is southwest.

Biodiversity Surveys were done by University of California Santa Cruz in 2003 and 2008. The Biodiversity Survey grid encompasses one section that is approximately 30 meters (along shore) x 10 meters (seaward). Click here to view Biodiversity Survey findings at this site.

For more information about Duck Pond, please contact Pete Raimondi.

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