mud flat

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a tract of low muddy land near an estuary

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Redfish love a dark mud flat adjacent to deep holes or channels to scoot up on and get warm.
Abundance and temporal variations of Charadriiformes on the mud flats of Chomes, Costa Rica.
This multi-year survey began in 1993 with a one-year, BLM-funded project to identify butterflies of western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis Hook.) communities along the Mud Flat Road in Owyhee County (Stephens 1993).
Within each site, the clam density is generally higher in vegetated areas (seagrass beds and Spartina alterniflora beds) than unvegetated sand flats (e.g., 11.3 clams/[m.sup.2] in thick Halodule wrightii beds and 0.4 clams/[m.sup.2] in an adjacent unvegetated mud flat of Bogue Sound; 9.0 clams/[m.sup.2] in a Zostera marina bed and 1.6 clams/[m.sup.2] in a sand flat of Back Sound; 3.5 clams/[m.sup.2] in a S.
The Salt Lake project requires similar open water habitat, but also includes a mix of mud flat, salt-grass meadow, marsh, and upland communities.
On warmer days, snook may poke out onto a dark mud flat. After some time in the sun, their metabolism kicks in and makes them hungry.
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If you have ever been stuck on a mud flat, you can attest to how much fun it isn't to break the boat free.
Results from the latest round of mud flat sampling from this past winter are currently undergoing final review by the EPA.
The centre of the village of Sarno was turned into a vast mud flat littered with half- buried with debris.
Next, dig a hole on the mud flat just above the high water mark; be carefully not to damage the mangrove roots.
As part of the agreed environmental compensation for the construction of London Gateway Port, approximately 50Ha of inter-tidal habitat (mud flat) is to be constructed at Site X.
So, obviously, it's the Y-shaped end of the pole that must be deployed on a mud flat. The danger lies in forgetting to turn the pole upside down when you finally manage to pole past the mud and reach rocks.
In my view, there is no scientific basis for suggesting the measured length of a pattern fired into a mud flat at a controlled angle even approximates the length of the shot string of the load tested.