Coastal wetlands of the northern Gulf of California: inventory and conservation status

@article{Glenn2006CoastalWO,
  title={Coastal wetlands of the northern Gulf of California: inventory and conservation status},
  author={E. Glenn and P. Nagler and R. Brusca and Osvel Hinojosa-Huerta},
  journal={Aquatic Conservation-marine and Freshwater Ecosystems},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={5-28}
}
  • E. Glenn, P. Nagler, +1 author Osvel Hinojosa-Huerta
  • Published 2006
  • Biology
  • Aquatic Conservation-marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
  • 1. Above 28°N, the coastline of the northern Gulf of California is indented at frequent intervals by negative or inverse estuaries that are saltier at their backs than at their mouths due to the lack of freshwater inflow. These ‘esteros’ total over 215 000 ha in area and encompass mangrove marshes below 29°N and saltgrass (Distichlis palmeri) marshes north of 29°N. An additional 6000 ha of freshwater and brackish wetlands are found in the Colorado River delta where fresh water enters the… CONTINUE READING
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