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Campus Ecosystem Model (CEM)

Mangrove Forests

 
 

Species List

Biota-Plants

Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle)
Black mangrove (Avicennia germinans)
White mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa)
Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus)

Biota - Animals

Mangrove periwinkles (Littorina angulifera)
Mangrove crabs (Aratus pisonii)
Coffee-bean snails (Melampus coffeus)
Saltwort (Batis maritime)
Sea oxeye (Borrichia frutescens)
Glasswort (Salicornia virginica)
Southern glasswort (Salicornia perennis)
Mangrove ferns (Acrosticum aureum)
Mangrove crab (Sesarma)
Wharf crab (Pachygrapsus)
Fiddler crabs (Uca)
Spotted mangrove crab (Goniopsis cruentata)
Mangrove mud crab (Eurytium limosum)
Common mud crab (Panopeus herbstii)
Mangrove land crab (Ucides cordatus)
Brown pelicans (Pelicanus occidentalis)
Tricolored herons (Egretta tricolor)
Great egret (Casmerodius albus)
Snowy egret (Egretta thula)
White ibises (Eudocimus albus)
Roseate spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja)