Coastal Habitat Information
Salt marshes are coastal ecosystems which occur in the intertidal zone of estuaries, bays, and other low-energy marine environments. Salt marshes are dominated by salt-tolerant plants which provide important ecosystem services. Learn more about Florida's salt marsh habitats.
Mangroves are an important coastal habitat in southern Florida. They provide food and habitat for a number of commercially and recreationally important fish and invertebrate species. Learn more about Florida's mangrove habitats.