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Definition of Mangroves:
A community of salt-tolerant trees and shrubs, with many other associated organisms, that grows on some tropical and sub-tropical coasts in a zone roughly coinciding with the inter-tidal zone.[1].
This is the common definition for Mangroves, other definitions can be discussed in the article


"Mangrove" is one of the habitat sub-categories within the section dealing with biodiversity of coastal and marine habitats and ecosystems. This forms part of the ENCORA Theme 7.


  1. CoPraNet glossary [1]