Asked by: Amabilia Neidhoferasked in category: General Last Updated: 28th May, 2020
What are mangroves name one place in India that has mangroves?
Correspondingly, where are mangroves found in India?
Mangrove forests are mostly found in the alluvial deltas of Ganga, Gadavari, Krishana, Kaveri . The Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forest in the world. In the list of states of India having more Mangrove forests, WEST BENGAL LEADS THE TABLE !
Beside above, what are the different types of mangroves? There are four main types of mangroves found in the United States in Florida: red, black, white, and buttonwood. The red has branches that hang down into the water and leaves with pointy heads. Some roots branch off the trunk and reach into the water, called prop roots, which also help keep the plant stable.
what are Indian mangroves?
Mangroves Forest is the home of low and medium height of various types of trees. The swamps protect coastal areas of India and home to so many species of Aquatic Birds, water animals and reptiles. Myristica swamp of Karnataka Western Ghats, Konkan,Gujarat and mangroves of Kollam are few more sites of wetland in India.
What makes mangroves unique?
Mangroves are unique because they are a gift of the tides along low-lying tropical and occasionally subtropical coastal areas, along the margins of estuaries, deltas, coastal lagoons, and brackish tidal waters in general.