A 200 square km seagrass bed has been found to be 1 single plant

Generally, when you encounter grass, or indeed sea grass, it appears to be many millions of individual plants all growing together.

sea grasses form essential habitats for marine life, but entire seagrass meadows usually represent many plants not one

Scientists discovered one single seagrass plant which has spread over 200 square km, and is thought to be 4500 years old.

This huge single plant now provides a place to live and feed for vast numbers of crabs, fish, turtles, dolphins and dugongs.

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