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July 17, 2008
Charron 170091 17230
Charente-Maritime Poitou-Charentes
46.283 -1.100 3 m

Low tide in the estuary of the coastal river "la Sèvre Niortaise", which is thrown in bay of l'Aiguillon.

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Charron is a french commune, located in the department of the Charente-Maritime of the Poitou-Charentes area, populated of 1650 Charronnais, distributed on 36 km², that is to say 46 hab./km .

In edge of bay of l'Aiguillon, in limit of of the districts of Charente-Maritime and of Vendée, Charron is part of the park inter regional marsh poitevin, "Marais Poitevin".
Charron has one of the best sunning of the Atlantic facade.
It is the principal production centre of moulds of mussel beds of the area, on the estran of the Aiguillon. the mytiliculteurs use approximately 60 boats and produce 10.000 t/an.
The harbour "port du Pavé", is one of the most important center of forwarding of the mussel on mussel bed.
The breeding of the mussel of mussel beds is done on high piles of oak, the mussel beds, fixed in the zone of swinging of the tides which are discovered with low tide.

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