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Mangrove and tourist Boat

Estimates of existing Mangrove area in the region range from 2,555 km2 to 7,211 km2 (Spalding et al. 1997). The most extensive areas of Mangroves are found in the Rufiji River Delta in Tanzania and the Zambezi River Delta in Mozambique. Protected areas containing Mangroves include Mafia Island Marine Park, Jozani National Park and Sadaani Game Reserve in Tanzania; Watamu Marine National Park and Ras Tenewi Marine National Park in Kenya; and Bazaruto Marine National Park, Ilhas da Inhaca e dos Portugueses Faunal Reserve, Marromeu Game Reserve, Pomene Game Reserve, and Maputo Game Reserve in Mozambique.

Year: 2016

From album: Zanzibar Tanzania

Photographer: Rob Barnes

Tags: blue carbon coastal ecosystem coastal ecosystems East Africa Indian Islands Mangrove Ocean Tanzania Zanzibar

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