The Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project - page 7

Mangroves are essential fish nurseries and
contribute to the vitality of commercial fisheries
in the Emirate. The naturally-occurring species of
mangrove (
Avicennia marina
) found in Abu Dhabi,
locally called ‘Qurm’, is the grey or white mangrove,
due to the colour of the underside of its leaves.
© AGEDI/Rob Barnes
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