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Lacustrine Littoral (Subsystem)

Unique Identifier: 12

System Lacustrine
Subsystem Lacustrine Littoral

Definition The Littoral Subsystem includes shallow habitats in the Lacustrine System. The shoreward boundary of this subsystem extends to the landward limit of non-persistent emergents. The lakeward boundary includes all waters to a depth of 2 meters below Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW), or to the maximum extent of non-persistent emergents, whichever depth is greater.