estuarine environment

estuarine environment

[′es·chə·wə‚rēn en′vī·rən·mənt]
(oceanography)
The physical conditions and influences of an estuary.
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The only similarity I can strike is between starlings and those remarkable flocks of waders, such as knot, that collect in the estuarine environment and perform similar feats of collective aerobatics.
(2.) DR Pratt et al., "Detecting Subtle Shifts in Ecosystem Functioning in a Dynamic Estuarine Environment," PLoS ONE, 10 (2015), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133914.
Among estuarine environment fish, the Centropomus undecimalis (Bloch, 1972) species is of great economic importance to the city of Sao Luis, Maranhao.
The ready source of food within the estuarine environment here has supported humans, too a fishing industry still exists in Leigh-on-Sea and the land's potential attracted enterprising agronomists.
During this period it is likely that the fluvial freshwater system of the drained lakebed slowly changed to a spatially complex estuarine environment with the interface between fresh and marine water migrating westward and northward toward the sources of fresh water, creating a highly dynamic system (Lewis and Stone, 1991).
Grand Bay NERR was established in 1999 to preserve and protect one of the largest remaining expanses of estuarine environment along the Mississippi coast.
* An aquatic ecological preserve representative of the bay's estuarine environment, centered on open bay systems with parts of the adjacent shoreline.
But I also remembered, vaguely, a lush, verdant estuarine environment, dotted with mangrove islands and teeming with wildlife.