Coastal wetlands can be coastal lagoons, estuaries, saltmarshes, inshore rocky reefs, and sandy slopes. (Source: Ramsar Handbook 17 - Designing Ramsar Sites). Coastal wetlands include saltwater and freshwater wetlands located within coastal watersheds. (Source: EPA, U.S.A.)
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