Mangroves

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

The connection belongs to Ecology connections.

Connected Sites


Al-Ahsa Oasis: At Al-Asfar Lake (AB ev)
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)
Darien National Park: occasional mangroves (UNEP-WCMC)
Fraser Island: "mangrove forests" (wiki)
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)
Ningaloo Coast: Intertidal systems such as ... mangroves are also found within the property. (AB ev)
Rainforests of the Atsinanana: 7 species of mangrove (UNEP-WCMC)
Rock Islands: The islands form complex geographical features and create diverse habitats including .... mangroves (AB ev)
Socotra Archipelago: One of "eight main types of vegetation" (AB ev)
Ujung Kulon National Park: "mangrove forest which occurs in a broad belt along the northern side of the isthmus." (AB ev)

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