Mangroves and saltmarshes

Goudkamp, Katrina, and Chin, Andrew (2006) Mangroves and saltmarshes. In: Chin, Andrew, (ed.) The State of the Great Barrier Reef Online. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, QLD, Australia, pp. 1-36.

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[Extract] Mangroves are flowering plants that inhabit inter-tidal habitats along estuaries, rivers, bays and islands. Mangrove communities are usually groups of trees and shrubs, growing in sheltered areas where fine sediments accumulate, and where they are inundated by seawater during the daily tidal cycle.

Item ID: 29216
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
ISBN: 978-1-876945-34-3
Keywords: mangrove, saltmarsh, Great Barrier Reef
Funders: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2013 01:11
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050209 Natural Resource Management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960802 Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 50%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9607 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards > 960701 Coastal and Marine Management Policy @ 50%
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