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Unformatted text preview: Estuary • Mixture of salt water and freshwater • Animals adapt to changing salinities • Plant growth is really high Mudflats • Crabs, worms, snails, clams • Geo duck • Mud skipper fish Salt Marshes • Temperate areas – corn grass, pickle weed • Mangrove Freshwater Marsh • Rich in wildlife • Excellent filtration system • Moderate marine diversity, high insect diversity • Snails, insects, clams, crabs (fiddler) • Mangrove trees – red and black, range from shrubs to giant trees • Lots of detritus...
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- Fall '06
- Amino Acids, Cnidaria, Excellent water filtration