Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

Ecosystems of the Fraser Coast Region

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Fraser Coast Regional ecosystem information

Regional Ecosystem   12.1.1


Priority   4

Short Description  Casuarina glauca woodland on margins of marine clay plains

Notes  Listed under the EPBC act as an endangered ecological community.

Comments  Patches often too small to map at 1:100 000. Infrequently tidally inundated. This RE occupies a very small niche at upper end of tidal zone.

Special Values  Provides estuarine wetland habitat.

Fraser Coast region distribution  Mainland coastal and Woody Island

Long Description  Casuarina glauca open forest to low open woodland. Occurs on margins of Quaternary estuarine deposits. (BVG1M: 28a)

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