Intertidal spiders and starfish night vision: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, February 22nd, 2018

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Biodiversity Wednesday: South Carolina’s Santee Cooper Lake System

As part of our Biodiversity Wednesday series, we’ve discussed amazing ecosystems all over the world. This week’s post will focus on an area a little closer to home (at least a little closer to my home). The Santee Cooper lake system, home to unique fish and a fascinating history, is less than an hour from Charleston. If you’ve ever driven on I-95 through South Carolina, you’ve gone right over it.

The Santee-Cooper system is marked with a white arrow. Image created with Google Earth

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