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Classification of Wetlands

Posted on : 28 Dec 2019

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Wetlands are divided into two broad categories: Inland and Coastal

  • Inland (Natural) Wet Lands are:
  • Lakes / Ponds
  • Ox-bow Lakes
  • Waterlogged
  • Seasonal
  • Swamp/marsh
  • Inland (Man-made) Wet Lands are:
    • Tanks
    • Waterlogged
    • Ash pond
  • Coastal Wet Lands (natural)
  • Estuary
  • Lagoon
  • Creek
  • Backwater
  • Bay
  • Coral reef
  • Tidal flat
  • Mangroves
  • Salt marsh

Coastal Wet Lands (Man-made)

  • Salt pans
  • Aquaculture

Article Related Questions

Which among the following is a natural coastal wetland?

1.Coral reef

2.Salt Pans

3.Marshes

4.Aquaculture

Right Ans : Coral reef

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