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Young mangrove plantation on coastal Bali

Once their thin root system is established, mangroves provide for a wide variety of plant and animals. Algae and plankton are rife, providing the perfect habitat for shrimp, shellfish, crabs and fish, who feed off them.

Year: 2010

From album: The Critical role of Oceans in Maintaining our Climate

Photographer: Lawrence Hislop

Tags: plants swamp

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