The Zonation of Hydroids Along Salinity Gradients in South Carolina Estuaries

  • Dale R. Calder


Only a small percentage of the water on earth is brackish, yet the biological productivity, ecological significance, and economic importance of estuarine areas is considerable. As a result, environments of reduced salinity have received increasing attention from marine biologists during this century, and particularly within the last two decades.


Brackish Water Salinity Tolerance Estuarine Area Estuarine Gradient Fresh Water Species 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dale R. Calder
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  1. 1.South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources DepartmentMarine Resources Research InstituteCharlestonUSA

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