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The Ecology of a Salt–Marsh

  • A. T. Nicol (a1)

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The salt-marsh under investigation is situated at Aberlady Bay on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, fifteen miles east of Edinburgh.

The marsh is small and occurs at the mouth of a stream. The character of the soil on the two banks differs, being on the one side muddy with permanent pools, and on the other sandy, so that the pools tend to drain dry. The vegetation of the pools is variable, some containing species of Zostera, Ulva, Enteromorpha and Vaucheria, others having only diatoms.

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The Ecology of a Salt–Marsh

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