What are all the uses of coastal lagoons?

Their unique calm productive environment protects many fauna and flora.

Often, their shores will be bordered with mangroves – heavenly sites to enjoy.

They are excellent breeding grounds for marine fishes and crustaceans.

They support human settlement to a larger extent.

Support fisheries – both culture and capture fisheries.

Helpful in salt production.

They are excellent recreation spots – a good source of revenue.

They are good habitats for the oysters and other molluscs.

They are the sanctuaries for the birds like grebes, pelicans, ibis, egrets, herons, spoonbills, avocets, stilts, storks, flamingos, cormorants, kingfishers, fish eagles, etc.