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- adj. Describing the marginal zone above the level of high tide
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The extensive supratidal flats of Gladstone Embayment, Hutchison Embayment and Nilemah Embayment are comparable to the coastal 'Sabkhas' of the coast of the Arabian Gulf.
Samphire, a sparse low chenopod shrubland, occurs on tidal salt flats, typically of fine clay, between mangroves and the supratidal fringe.
Inter - and supratidal marshes grow in the poorly-drained sand and muck of the Carteret series.