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Coastal Saltmarsh in the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Conservation status in NSW: Endangered Ecological Community
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 19 Oct 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Coastal Saltmarsh in the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW North Coast Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Coffs Coast and Escarpment Known the intertidal zone of the shores of estuaries and lagoons including intermittently closed lagoons
Karuah Manning Predicted intertidal zone of estuaries and lagoons
Macleay Hastings Known intertidal zone of estuaries and lagoons, the intertidal zone of the shores of estuaries and lagoons including intermittently closed lagoons
Yuraygir Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Coastal Saltmarsh in the New South Wales North Coast, Sydney Basin and South East Corner Bioregions - NSW North Coast is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Saline wetlands
    • Mangrove Swamps
      • Mangrove - Black Mangrove low closed forest of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Mangrove - Grey Mangrove low closed forest of the NSW Coastal Bioregion
      • Mangrove - Milky Mangrove low closed forest of the North Coast
      • Mangrove - River Mangrove low closed forest of the NSW Coastal Bioregion
      • Mangrove - Spider Mangrove low closed forest of the northern North Coast
      • Mangrove Forests in estuaries of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
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    • Saltmarshes
      • Saltmarsh complex of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Saltmarsh in estuaries of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion