Definitions for "SALTMARSH"
An intertidal habitat comprising salt tolerant vegetation. Frequency and duration of tidal inundation determines which plants and animal species are present. Salt marshes are bisected by meandering creek systems, which allow tidal waters to drain in and out. The creeks slow down tidal energy and the marsh plants slow down wave energy.
Herbs or small shrubs which grow behind mangroves at the upper limit of the tidal range
a major component of coastal landscapes in Queensland
Keywords:  sapere, agostini
De Agostini -
Keywords:  breeding, birds, fish, important, area
an important breeding area for fish and birds