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Habitat Action Plan: Saltmarsh

1 Current status 1.1 National Coastal saltmarshes comprise the upper, vegetated portions of intertidal mudflats. Saltmarshes are usually restricted to comparatively sheltered locations in estuaries, saline lagoons, behind barrier islands, at the heads of sea lochs and on beach plains. The development of saltmarsh is dependent on the presence of intertidal mudflats. Saltmarsh vegetation consists… Read More »