Saltmarsh is a productive habitat which contributes to water quality as well providing habitat for birds, fish and invertebrates

Saltmarsh is a productive habitat which contributes to water quality as well providing habitat for birds, fish and invertebrates

A Royal Spoonbill forages amongst the saltmarsh pools feeding on invertebrates.

A Royal Spoonbill forages amongst the saltmarsh pools feeding on invertebrates.

The Eastern Grey Kangaroo can often be found in saltmarsh where it feeds on marine couch.

The Eastern Grey Kangaroo can often be found in saltmarsh where it feeds on marine couch.

The Orange Fiddler Crab is another resident invertebrate associated with saltmarsh and mangrove habitats

The Orange Fiddler Crab is another resident invertebrate associated with saltmarsh and mangrove habitats

Moreton Bay Saltmarsh. Learn about the Saltmarsh habitat including its wildlife, environmental services and threats to this threatened ecological community

Learn about the Saltmarsh habitat including its wildlife, environmental services and threats to this threatened ecological community

Here you can see an interaction between saltmarsh vegetation and mangrove seedlings

Here you can see an interaction between saltmarsh vegetation and mangrove seedlings

Saltmarsh forms part of a mosaic habitat and has a dynamic relationship with mangrove habitat

Saltmarsh forms part of a mosaic habitat and has a dynamic relationship with mangrove habitat

A white-faced Heron forages for invertebrates amongst the saltmarsh vegetation

A white-faced Heron forages for invertebrates amongst the saltmarsh vegetation

Saltmarsh is inundated during springtides.

Saltmarsh is inundated during springtides.

Saltmarsh is a productive habitat which contributes to water quality as well providing habitat for birds, fish and invertebrates

Saltmarsh is a productive habitat which contributes to water quality as well providing habitat for birds, fish and invertebrates

We need to continue to monitor the saltmarsh areas in order to learn more about their ecology and sustainability. This enables managers to make informed decisions around conservation.

We need to continue to monitor the saltmarsh areas in order to learn more about their ecology and sustainability. This enables managers to make informed decisions around conservation.

Saltmarsh and mangroves form a dynamic system influenced by hydrology and the variations in climate

Saltmarsh and mangroves form a dynamic system influenced by hydrology and the variations in climate

Often associated with the Kakadu National Park in the NT, this Jabiru or Black-necked Stork can also be seen in the saltmarsh at Hays Inlet.

Often associated with the Kakadu National Park in the NT, this Jabiru or Black-necked Stork can also be seen in the saltmarsh at Hays Inlet.

A Black-fronted Dotterel takes advantage of a recent high tide on a Hays Inlet saltmarsh

A Black-fronted Dotterel takes advantage of a recent high tide on a Hays Inlet saltmarsh

Saltmarsh is an important habitat for fish. Including the juveniles of a number of commercially important fish.

Saltmarsh is an important habitat for fish. Including the juveniles of a number of commercially important fish.

Juveniles of many species of fish take advantage of the shelter and food provided by mangrove and saltmarsh habitats

Juveniles of many species of fish take advantage of the shelter and food provided by mangrove and saltmarsh habitats

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