salt marsh

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salt marsh

a community of salt-tolerant plants growing on intertidal mud in brackish conditions in sheltered estuaries and bays.
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The utilization of an intertidal salt marsh creek by larval and juvenile fishes: abundance, diversity and temporal variation.
Measurements of flow, turbulence and suspended sediment concentration were carried out in a tidal creek that feeds an intertidal salt marsh basin.
Our study site is an expansive intertidal salt marsh in the Great Bay-Mullica River estuarine system at the end of Great Bay Boulevard just north of the Rutger's University Marine Station, Tuckerton, Ocean County, New Jersey, USA.