Mangroves are species of trees and shrubs that grow in saline (brackish) coastal habitats in the tropics and subtropics.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Al-Ahsa Oasis At Al-Asfar Lake (AB ev)
Aldabra Atoll
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park
Amami-Oshima Island In Japan, mangrove forests covering a decent amount of space can be seen only in the Ryukyu Chain in which the nominated property is included. Among them, the mangrove forest at the mouth of the Sumiyo River in Amami-Oshima Island is the most northern. In Iriomote Island, mangrove forests are found at the mouths of the Nakama River, the Urauchi River, and the Shiira River, etc. (Nomination text, p. 32)
Andrefana Dry Forests "mangrove swamps"
Atlantic Forest South-East a wealth of vast mangroves (OUV)
Banc d'Arguin The mangrove swamp in the park is a relict of a previous humid geological period when Banc d'Arguin was a vast estuary mouth for rivers flowing from the Sahara. (unesco website)
Belize Barrier Reef
Brazilian Atlantic Islands "Fernando de Noronha also contains the only oceanic mangrove in the South Atlantic region." (Coastal WHS)
Coiba National Park mangrove forest (Coastal WHS)
Darien National Park occasional mangroves (UNEP-WCMC)
Desembarco del Granma National Park
Discovery Coast
East Rennell small patches of mangrove (Coastal WHS)
Everglades "Everglades National Park boasts the largest contiguous stand of protected mangrove forest in the western hemisphere." (NPS)
Fraser Island "mangrove forests" (wiki)
Galapagos Islands "The variety of geomorphological characteristics (...) comprises rocky, vertical cliff face, mangrove, sandy beach, lagoon, embayment, and hypersaline panne habitats." (IUCN Ev) "Mangrove forests can be observed" on Fernandina Island."
Great Barrier Reef 3800km2
Gulf of California Carmen Island has a large mangrove forest of red, black and white mangroves (AB ev)
Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago
Kakadu National Park
Komodo National Park patches of tropical rainforest and mangrove (UNEP-WCMC)
Lagoons of New Caledonia "The property is a marine site of exceptional diversity with a continuum of habitats from mangroves to seagrasses" (AB ev)
Lorentz National Park
Nan Madol
Ningaloo Coast Intertidal systems such as ... mangroves are also found within the property. (AB ev)
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River mangrove forest (Coastal WHS)
Rainforests of the Atsinanana 7 species of mangrove (UNEP-WCMC)
Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve mangrove swamps
Rock Islands The islands form complex geographical features and create diverse habitats including .... mangroves (AB ev)
Saloum Delta
Sian Ka'an
Socotra Archipelago One of "eight main types of vegetation" (AB ev)
Sundarbans National Park
The Sundarbans
Ujung Kulon National Park "mangrove forest which occurs in a broad belt along the northern side of the isthmus." (AB ev)
Wet Tropics of Queensland
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
iSimangaliso Wetland Park


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