Mangrove Swamps 2:B IRENE AND LORENA.
Situation <ul><li>Mangrove swamps are found along tropical seacoasts on both sides of the equator.   </li></ul>
Climate <ul><li>Mangroves are wet forest with roots submerged in the water. </li></ul><ul><li>There are numerous species a...
Flora Bruguiera gymnorrhiza Kandelia candel Flora in the mangroves can measure up to 15 m in height. Some species are:
Avicennia germinans   Laguncularia racemosa  Rhizophora mangle
Fauna spider monkey sea turtle Caiman crocodilus fuscus   There are some animals that are endangered species due to the ir...
mere Dogfish Pelicans iguana
<ul><li>&quot;If there are no mangrove forests,  the sea will have no meaning. It would be like having a tree with no root...
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Mangroves by Irene and Lorena

  1. 1. Mangrove Swamps 2:B IRENE AND LORENA.
  2. 2. Situation <ul><li>Mangrove swamps are found along tropical seacoasts on both sides of the equator. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Climate <ul><li>Mangroves are wet forest with roots submerged in the water. </li></ul><ul><li>There are numerous species and provide protection against strong winds, waves caused by hurricanes and even tsunamis. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Flora Bruguiera gymnorrhiza Kandelia candel Flora in the mangroves can measure up to 15 m in height. Some species are:
  5. 5. Avicennia germinans Laguncularia racemosa Rhizophora mangle
  6. 6. Fauna spider monkey sea turtle Caiman crocodilus fuscus There are some animals that are endangered species due to the irrational hunt: lizards, manatee and several species of turtles
  7. 7. mere Dogfish Pelicans iguana
  8. 8. <ul><li>&quot;If there are no mangrove forests, the sea will have no meaning. It would be like having a tree with no roots, for the mangroves are the roots of the sea.&quot; </li></ul>

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