mangrove swamp


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mangrove swamp

[′maŋ‚grōv ‚swämp]
(ecology)
A tropical or subtropical marine swamp distinguished by the abundance of low to tall trees, especially mangrove trees.
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Think of a place where you probably wouldn't want to be in a mangrove swamp and that's probably where juvenile tarpon are going to be.
The mangrove swamps, islets and caves are meant to be explored.
Two types of swamp lands are observed the mangrove swamp lands and the freshwater swamp lands.
If the guidelines are followed in full by countries, certification will enable consumers standing at the fish counter to know whether the shrimp they are considering buying were raised without damaging a coastal mangrove swamp, whether the fish farm worker was paid a fair wage, and whether the shell fish is free of contamination.
SPECTACULTAR A photograph of a mangrove swamp in New Caledonia - an island in the Pacific - one of 120 which will go on display as part of the Armagh Planet Earth Festival.
In 1978, she says, Indio Guayas was a mangrove swamp on the periphery of Guayaquil, Ecuador, where young families lived without basic services; three decades later it is a consolidated settlement where fewer than one in three household is considered poor.
However, it is also vital to keep a sense of direction, to avoid drifting into a mangrove swamp.
Her body was discovered in a mangrove swamp three miles from the resort last month and her son Henry Harvey, 56, believes she was the victim of foul play.
Henry Harvey said it was beyond belief that his 77-yearold mum Julia Howard could have trekked three miles into the dense mangrove swamp where her body was found.
SPELL OF THE TIGER: THE MAN-EATERS OF SUNDARBANS introduces readers to a mangrove swamp and tidal delta that lies between India and Bangladesh: the only place on earth where tigers routinely eat people.
From above, Guadeloupe's two main strands look like the wings of a butterfly, joined together by a tropical mangrove swamp.
Back on land, the hotel I just left begins construction of a new tennis court where a mangrove swamp had flourished.