Importance of Salt Marshes

This lecture briefly describe on Importance of Salt Marshes. main importance are Productivity; Habitat; Erosion control and Filtration. Salt marsh plants provide detritus for the estuarine food web. Salt marshes are important for many reasons. Hidden within the tangle of salt marsh plants are animals in various stages of life. Animals can hide from predators in marsh vegetation, because the shallow brackish area physically excludes larger fish.