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Resources of St. Martins Marsh Aquatic Preserve Quick Topics
  • Archaeological Resources
    Most of the archaeological sites in the St. Martins Marsh area are represented by shell mounds along the shorelines of the bays, rivers and alone numerous coastal islands. The nearby Crystal River Archaeological State Park contains the most famous site remains in Citrus County, but they are only a sample of the rich heritage of the area.
    There are significant Late Archaic sites, Deptford sites, Swift Creek sites, Weeden Island sites, Safety Harbor sites and Seminole sites.
Saltmarsh
  • Natural Communities
    St. Martins Marsh Aquatic Preserve is within transitional zones between temperate and tropical and between upland and aquatic. Consequently, it has a tremendous diversity of communities.
Brown pelican
Wildlife
  • Listed Species (pdf - 12 KB)
    St. Martins Marsh Aquatic Preserve provides habitat for 25 animal species that have been listed as Species of Special Concern, Threatened or Endangered.

 

 

Last updated: September 10, 2010

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