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Salt Marsh
High school level and higher description of Spartina salt marshes with pictures. Page is full of fantastic photographs most featuring a descriptive caption. Topics discussed include zonation, succession, and the intertidal zone. The habitat's associated flora and fauna are discussed. Organisms of particular interest include: Spartina alterniflora, Spartina patens, Geukenzia demissa, Mytilus edulis, Distichlis spicata, Salicornia, Melampus bidentatus, Ilyanassa obsoleta, and Hydrobia totteni.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental science
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Cost / Copyright:
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DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-491
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook