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Ecosystem Shark Bay
Type Sea/Bay/Gulf
Salinity saltwater
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Description Situated at the boundary between tropical and temperate waters and both warm- and cold-water fish species are presentA large; semi-enclosed bay with extensive shallow seagrass beds (< 4 m depth), surrounded by deeper waters (embayment planes, 6-15m). The boundaries between habitats are generally distinct.
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Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. on 11.20.15
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 05.27.21
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