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Fishing Creek (Jehossee Island)

Fishing Creek (Jehossee Island)

  • Surrounded by Spartina cynosuriodes marsh and mud flats
  • Average salinity is 8.2 ppt
Mosquito Creek (North Fenwich Island)

Mosquito Creek (North Fenwick Island)

  • Surrounded by rural and agricultural development
  • Average salinity is 16.6 ppt
St. Pierre Creek (Bailey Island)

St. Pierre Creek (Bailey Island)

  • Surrounded by Spartina alterniflora marsh
  • Average salinity is 27.0 ppt

 

Big Bay Creek (Edisto Beach)

Big Bay Creek (Edisto Beach)

  • Station is surrounded by residential and commercial development
  • Average sality is 28.8 ppt

 

 

 

 

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