MARISA AND THE MERMAID: FLORIDA'S WAR ON WATER WEEDS

Video has not been digitized and is not available for online viewing.

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  • 1950s

Video Details

  • 13:10; color; sound; V-60 CA131; S. 828

Description

  • This film tells how the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control District is dealing with aquatic weeds. The film focuses on the water hyacinth, an introduced South American plant. It shows experiments at the University of Florida using Marisa Snails (with USDA) and use of manatees procured by Miami Seaquarium.

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