Port Hedland Harbour

Estuary Information: OzCoasts

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Port Hedland Harbour      
Site Latitude Longitude Source
5 site      
Finucane Island (6 relev�s) 20�18'S 118�33'E [1]
Pretty Pool (4 relev�s) 20�19'S 118�38'E [1]
South East Creek (8 relev�s) 20�20'S 118�35'E [1]
Stingray Creek (4 relev�s) 20�20'S 118�37'E [1]
West Creek (7 relev�s) 20�19'S 118�32'E [1]
Note: Relev�s are areas of 10 m x 5 m, of variable shape depending on the landform. Where latitudes and longitudes were not provided in the Source, they have been derived from the Australian Gazetteer. Where individual sites can be precisely located, these are shown as yellow markers. Blue markers represent the estuary location as per OzCoasts. Red markers indicate other features, such as mangrove boardwalks.

Mangrove and Saltmarsh Species

Port Hedland Harbour    
Group Taxon Source
  11 taxa  
Vascular Plants Aegialitis annulata [1]
Vascular Plants Aegiceras corniculatum [1]
Vascular Plants Avicennia marina [1]
Vascular Plants Bruguiera exaristata [1]
Vascular Plants Ceriops tagal [1]
Vascular Plants Muellerolimon salicorniaceum [1], as Limonium salicorniaceum
Vascular Plants Osbornia octodonta [1]
Vascular Plants Rhizophora stylosa [1]
Vascular Plants Suaeda australis [1]
Vascular Plants Tecticornia halocnemoides [1], as Halosarcia halocnemoides
Vascular Plants Tecticornia indica [1], as Halosarcia indica


  1. Bridgewater, P.B. (1982). Mangrove vegetation of the southern and western Australian coastline. pp. 111-120 in: Clough, B.F. (ed.) Mangrove ecosystems in Australia : structure, function and management. Australian National University Press. 302 p. (more)

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