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Are You a Coastal Habitats Whiz?
Coastal Habits
Students navigate the salt marsh flats at the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, a protected estuary in southeastern New Hampshire.
Danielle MacInnes for the National Estuarine Research Reserve Association

Coastal habitats make up less than 4 percent of the United States’ marine territory, but they provide significant benefits to the ocean, marine wildlife, and the people who live, work, and play along the country’s shores.

How much do you know about U.S. coastal habitats and the importance of conserving them? Take this quiz to find out.

Note: This quiz was updated on April 21, 2020, to correct an answer about permissible activities in National Estuarine Research Reserves.

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