salt marshes

what are salt marshes?

Salt marshes are coastal wetlands, that are flooded and drained by salt water brought in by tiedes. They are marshy because the soil may be composed of deep mud and peat.


what kind of things are found in salt marshes

salt marshes have hundreds of kinds of invertebrates. Fiddler crabs hermit crabs and stone crabs join snails mussels and worms in finding food and shelter in the salt marsh.