Mangrove

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Mangroves are various types o trees up tae medium hicht an shrubs that grow in saline coastal sediment habitats in the tropics an subtropics – mainly atween latitudes 25° N an 25° S. The remainin mangrove forest auries o the warld in 2000 wis 53,190 square miles (137,760 km²) spannin 118 kintras an territories.[1][2]

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  1. Giri, C. et al. Status and distribution of mangrove forests of the world using earth observation satellite data. Glob. Ecol. Biogeogr. 20, 154-159 (2011).
  2. "Status and distribution of mangrove forests of the world using earth observation satellite data" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-08.