INSHORE MARINE HABITATS

By:Axel Alvira

SUBSTRATE: Mixtures of sand, silt, clay, and shell fragments.

Pismo Beach Sand

Abiotic Factors


TOPOGRAPHY: Low-lying, coastal areas covered by shallow water.

PROCESSES / DYNAMICS / ABIOTIC FACTORS: Habitats contain sea water diluted by land runoff; water temperature, salinity, and dissolved oxygen are important determiners of species' diversity and overall ecosystem productivity.

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What are one of the selectable animal native to the Inshore Marine Habitats ecosystem?

Brown Pelican