By Joyce Huber
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Box 3823, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710. 919-684-2948. O. Box 1147, Key West FL 33041. US, 1-800-FLA-KEYS; from outside the US, 305296-3811 Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead FL 33034. O. Box 130, Everglades City FL 33929. 941-695-3941 Page 13 Introduction Two worlds of beauty welcome visitors to the Florida Keys and Evergladesthe only living coral reef system off the continental United States and North America's last remaining wilderness swamp. Together they preserve some of America's most valued and unusual natural resources.
In later years, a thriving shark factory was established on Big Pine Key amidst the abandoned farms. It employed workers to catch sharks and skin the hides, which were then salted down and sent north to a factory in New Jersey where they were processed into a tough leather called shagreen, an abrasive skin used by cabinet makers for sandpaper. Plume Hunting In the 1870's women's fashion dictated the use of enormous feathers in their hats. Plume hunting grew to huge proportions in the Everglades.
Sponges are the primary habitat for juvenile spiny lobsters, while sea grasses are the primary nursery ground for pink shrimp. Algae blooms have also caused seagrass die-offs on the Atlantic Ocean side of the Keys near the coral reefs. Page 23 Dolphins off Grassy Key. At times the algae bloom has covered more than 400 square miles. Sea urchins, which once kept the algae in check, mysteriously died off during 1983. A demand for seafood has caused a large decline in algae-eating fish from over harvesting.
Adventure guide to the Florida Keys & Everglades National Park by Joyce Huber