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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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Dispersion of the salt-marsh periwinkle, Littoraria irrorata: effects of water level, size, and season.
The main evidence for salt-marsh evolution at North wick and Aust warths is a series of 12 historical maps and aerial surveys.
Gull-billed Tern Picture: DEWI EDWARDS Unlike most other terns they hawk over salt-marshes and coastal fields hunting for their prey, which includes invertebrates and even small amphibians.
The background, introduction, and discussion questions broadened student knowledge about the salt-marsh ecosystem and bottlenose dolphins.
IN conversation last week with Will Lloyd Williams (a former Mayor of Machynlleth, football fan, cricket lover and all-round raconteur, not to mention being an award-winning butcher!!), I was delighted to hear the following, 'We'll be killing the first from Gogarth next week.' No, he's not referring to a mass-murder, but to the arrival of that great delicacy, salt-marsh lamb.
Among the most notorious of the floodwater species is my familiar nemesis, the black salt-marsh mosquito (Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus).
It has been shown that docks cause a decrease in the density of Spartina alterniflora in northern salt-marsh ecosystems.
The effect of cattle and sheep grazing on salt-marsh vegetation at Skallingen, Denmark.
Changes in a salt-marsh vegetation as a result of grazing and mowing--A five-year study on permanent plots.
Comparison of population energy flow of a herbivorous and a deposit-feeding invertebrate in a salt-marsh ecosystem.
Several threatened species, such as the black rail, marsh harrier, and short-eared owl, are among the birds dependent upon marshes, and the diamond-backed terrapin also depends upon the salt-marsh habitat.