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NameNearest Largest CityStateCountry
Atchafalaya and Vermilion Bays Port Barre Louisiana USA 1,821 260,600 6,337 2.0 1 1,870
Lake Pontchartrain New Orleans Louisiana USA 1,839 14,200 303 3.0 2
Estuario Coatzacoalcos Coatzacoalcos Veracruz Mexico 11-18 3
Mississippi River New Orleans Louisiana USA 1,554 2,931,100 13,150 6.0 6
Lake Borgne New Orleans Louisiana USA 730 38,300 303 3.0 7
Sabine Lake and Estuary Sabine Texas USA 243 54,100 487 2.0 11 967
Galveston Bay Galveston Texas USA 1,399 63,500 430 2.0 11 1,594 73
Calcasieu Lake Lake Charles Louisiana USA 256 11,100 178 1.0 12 494
San Antonio Bay San Antonio Texas USA 531 53,100 116 2.0 13 271 65
Laguna Pueblo Viejo Tampico Veracruz Mexico 94 1.5 13
Barataria Bay New Orleans Louisiana USA 1,673 5,700 156 2.0 13
Charlotte Harbor Fort Myers Florida USA 805 13,000 1 2.0 13 2,525 214
Perdido Bay Perdido Alabama USA 130 3,100 62 3.0 15 688
Aransas Bay Corpus Christi Texas USA 539 53,900 28 3.0 15 393 85
Laguna del Ostion Coatzacoalcos Veracruz Mexico 13 17
Laguna Mandinga Port of Veracruz Veracruz Mexico 33 18
Timbalier-Terrebonne Bays Terrebonne Louisiana USA 1,761 4,100 130 2.0 18
Matagorda Bay Bay City Texas USA 1,093 109,300 150 2.0 19 348 28
Mobile Bay Mobile Alabama USA 1,059 115,500 2,246 3.0 19 2,651 20
Laguna Mecoacan Cardenas Tabasco Mexico 52 19
Lagunas Nichupte-Bojorquez Cancun Quintana Roo Mexico 110 21 - 52
Apalachicola Bay Apalachicola Florida USA 554 53,100 824 3.0 22 2,396 36
Corpus Christi Bay Corpus Christi Texas USA 497 49,700 34 3.0 22 121 53
Laguna El Llano Port of Veracruz Veracruz Mexico 23 1.7 22
Laguna de Tampamachoco Tuxpan Veracruz Mexico 15 22.8-33.3
Pensacola Bay Pensacola Florida USA 370 18,100 328 4.0 23 991 32
Mississippi Sound Gulfport Mississippi USA 4,792 69,700 1,235 4.0 24 4,326 121
Choctawhatchee Bay Niceville Florida USA 334 14,000 241 5.0 25 1,133 12
Breton and Chandeleur Sounds New Orleans Louisiana USA 5,403 6,500 292 3.0 27 57
Tampa Bay and Keys Tampa Bay Florida USA 896 6,700 68 3.0 27 1,020 121
Brazos River Waco Texas USA 5 500 210 3.0 28 81
Apalachee Bay Tallahassee Florida USA 412 11,900 150 3.0 30 2,813 130
Sarasota Bay Sarasota Florida USA 114 800 11 2.0 30 12 36
St. Andrews Bay Panama City Florida USA 243 2,800 127 4.0 31 1,016 53
Florida Bay Key West Florida USA 1,393 2,800 2.0 31 1,052
Estero de Yucalpeten Merida Yucatan Mexico 15 1.4 32 - 48
Estuario de Sabancuy Ciudad del Carmen Campeche Mexico 1-2.5 32-37
Laguna Morales Ciudad Victoria Tamaulipas Mexico 65 35
Laguna Madre Corpus Christi Texas USA 3,658 150,700 25 1.1 36 1,825 773
Baffin Bay Corpus Christi Texas USA 219 7,718 4 2.3 40 21
Bahía de Cayo Largo La Fe Pinar del Río Cuba
St. Charles Bay Corpus Christi Texas USA
Río Quibú Cuba
Bahía de Mariel Havana Havana Cuba
Estero Corbea Mantua Pinar del Río Cuba
Laguna Grande Veracruz Veracruz Mexico 23
Laguna de Términos Ciudad del Carmen Campeche Mexico 2,000
Estuario Casitas - Nautla Martinez de la Torre Veracruz Mexico
Laguna San Agustin Xalapa Veracruz Mexico 21
Crystal River and Tarpon Springs Tampa Florida USA
Bahía de la Habana Havana Havana Cuba 5 4 9.2
ooa8spms1i Garhoud United Arab Emirates
Río Salado Mantua Pinar del Río Cuba 9,999
Estuario Frontera Frontera Tabasco Mexico
Grand Bay Moss Point Mississippi USA
Río Almendares Havana Havana Cuba
Rookery Bay Naples Florida USA
Laguna Carmen-Machona Cardenas Tabasco Mexico 88 3.0
Laguna Atasta Ciudad del Carmen Campeche México 30 1.5
Estuario Antigua Veracruz Veracruz Mexico
Bahía de Santa Lucia Minas de Matahambre Pinar del Río Cuba
Estero Bay Fort Myers Florida USA 759 758
Estuario El Prado Mantua Pinar del Río Cuba
Laguna Chijol Tampico Veracruz México
Estuario Tecolutla Tecolutla Veracruz Mexico
Laguna Alvarado Veracruz Veracruz Mexico 62 1.5
Río Pan de Azúcar Minas de Matahambre Pinar del Río Cuba
Caloosahatchee River Fort Myers Florida USA 62 3,625 4.3
Bahía de Cárdenas 250
Laguna Sontecomapan Villa Hermosa Veracruz Mexico 9 2.0
Laguna San Andres Ciudad Madero Tamaulipas Mexico 2,384
Mermentau River Mermentau Louisiana USA
Bahía Guadiana Hato Guane Pinar del Río Cuba 675 0-10
Bahía de Palencia La Fé Pinar del Río Cuba
Laguna La Mancha Veracruz Veracruz Mexico 2
Río Banes Cuba
Estuario Panuco Tampico Tamaulipas Mexico 107,200
Laguna de Tamiahua Tampico Veracruz Mexico 880 2-3
Suwanee River Lake City Florida USA
St. Joseph Bay Apalachicola Florida USA
Laguna Tupilco Villahermosa Tabasco Mexico 8 1.0
Laguna Salada Xalapa Veracruz Mexico 1
Espiritu Santo Bay Port O'Connor Texas Calhoun
Río Buenavista Mantua Pinar del Río Cuba
Copano Bay Corpus Christi Texas USA
Bahía de Matanzas Santa Marta Matanzas Cuba
Río Mantua Mantua Pinar del Río Cuba
Estuario Santa Teresa Bahía Honda Pinar del Río Cuba
Laguna de Yalahau (Conil) Cancun Quintana Roo Mexico
Laguna de Celestun Merida Yucatan Mexico 284
Weeks Bay Fairhope Alabama USA 150 1.4
Bahía Honda Havana Pinar del Río Cuba
Estuario Tonalá Coatzacoalcos Veracruz Mexico
Ria Lagartos Merida Yucatan Mexico 95
Bahía de Cabañas Havana Havana Cuba
Laguna El Farallon Veracruz Mexico 8



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