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Hinterland Who's Who Fact Sheet: Estuaries




Estuaries provide critical habitat for species that depend upon their unique physical characteristics (e.g. constantly changing water levels, salt concentrations, and temperature) and biological characteristics (e.g. rapid plant growth) for their survival. This site elaborates on Canada's estuaries and their role in supporting highly productive and complex ecosystems

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Regions: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut


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