Estuary Biomes

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by erichphelps
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Ecosystems
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Estuary Biomes

Estuary Biome

AnimalsCarnivores: Saltwater crocodiles, crabs, salmon, heron, stickleback fish, and herring gulls.Herbivores: Manatees, splittail fish, and brant geese.Omnivores:(These are examples)Barnacles filter out diatoms, detritus and oyster larvae, or a raccoon that eats oysters and seeds.

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PlantsSaltgrass,Lyngbyei's Sedge, andSaltwort are some plants that are in estuaries.

LocationsandClimateChesapeake Bay and the San Francisco Bay in the United States and Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence are some examples of locations that estuaries are at. The climates of estuaries are all different because of their locations. Some estuaries have four seasons, Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer. But others have two seasons, a wet season and a dry season.

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Fall

Winter

Summer

Food Chains and Food WebsFood webs include salmarsh snails, blue crabs, bluefish, winter flounder, and even clam worms. A example of a food chain would be heron-salmon-small fish-freshwater mollusc-plankton-sun.

VocabEstuary: The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream.Carnivores: Meat-eating animalsHerbivores: Plant-eating animalsOmnivores:Plant and meat-eating animals


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