The Bay of Fundy and Its Wetlands (Canada)

  • Graham R. Daborn
  • Anna M. Redden
Reference work entry


The Bay of Fundy is a highly productive and biologically diverse ecosystem. Noted for the highest tides in the world, it is biologically connected to the Americas, Europe and the Arctic. Its highly productive salt marshes and tidal flats have been extensively modified by human activity, but still provide critical habitat and organic matter supporting numerous migratory species of fish, birds and marine mammals.


Hypertidal ecosystem Biodiversity Salt marshes Intertidal mudflats Conservation issues 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Acadia Centre for Estuarine ResearchAcadia UniversityWolfvilleCanada

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