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Term Marsh

A Shallow and flat wetland, with sandy mud and vegetation mainly formed by reeds and rushes. The vegetation and the waterlogged soil usually accommodate a wide variety of birds, reptiles and rodents. They are usually found on the coasts and estuaries, in naturally highly fertile and productive areas.  

A marsh is different from a swamp, which is dominated by trees instead of herbaceous plants.

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PhotoGallareta pico rojo en marisma de agua dulce
Topic  BiodiversityResources coastal / marine