MISSION BAY (REFUGIO COUNTY)
MISSION BAY (Refugio County). Mission Bay is formed at the mouth of the Mission River in southern Refugio County and is an arm of Copano Bay. Commonly flushed by the Mission River, Mission Bay's salinity is generally low. Clams, snails, and numerous crustaceans inhabit the floor. The bay's banks are spotted with a variety of hardwoods, cattail, and sloughgrass and provides habitat for many species of waterfowl and furbearing mammals.
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