Sandy shores, also called beaches, are coastal shoreline where sand accumulates. They bare shallow areas near sandy beaches and are home to many type of fishes.
They are often found on the Eastern Seaboard on the United States, as well as many areas in the Tropical Pacific. Some salt marshes can be found around these shores.
Some fish and turtles return to certain beaches to lay their eggs.
- Southern Stingray
- Cownose Ray
- Moon Jellyfish
- Bottlenose Dolphins
- West Indian Manatee
- Green Sea Turtle
- Horseshoe Crab
- Mole Crab
|Marine||Marine Habitats • Aquariums • Global Oceans • Ocean Weather
|Vertebrate||Fishes • Mammals • Reptiles • Amphibians • Cartilaginous Fishes • Sharks
|Invertebrate||Arthropod • Mollusca • Echinoderms • Cnidaria
|Conservation Status||Critically Endangered • Endangered • Near Threatened • Vulnerable • Least Concern • Data Deficient • Not Evaluated|