List of Mangrove Sites in India

The Mangroves are the tropical trees or shrubs bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building. Here, we are giving the list of Mangrove Sites in India which is very useful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.
Created On: Sep 30, 2016 15:00 IST
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The Mangroves are the tropical trees or shrubs bearing fruit that germinates while still on the tree and having numerous prop roots that eventually form an impenetrable mass and are important in land building. They are halophytes and adapt life in harsh coastal conditions because they contain a complex salt filtration system and complex root system to cope with salt water immersion and wave action.

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Here, we are sharing the list of Mangroves Sites in India which is very useful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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Mangrove Sites in India

                         Mangrove Sites

     State/Union Territories

Sunderbans

West Bengal

Bhaitarkanika

Mahanadi

Subarnarekha

Devi-Kauda

Dhamra

Mangrove Genetic Resources Centre

Chilka

Orissa

Coringa East

Godavari

Krishna

Andhra Pradesh

North Andaman

Nicobar

Andaman & Nicobar

Pichavaram

Muthupet

Ramnad

Pulicat

Kaznuveli

Tamil Nadu

Vembanad

Kannur (North Kerala)

Kerala

Coondapur

Dakshin Kannada/ Hannavar

Karwar

Mangalore Forest Division

Karnataka

Goa

Goa

Achra-Ratnagiri

Dev garh-Vijay

Durg

Veldur

Kundalika-Revdnada

Mumbra-Diva

Vikroli

Shreevardhan

Vaitarna

Vasai-Manori

Malvan

Maharashtra

Gulf of Kutchh

Gulf of Khambhat

Dumas-Ubhrat

Gujarat

Mangroves Forests are basically evergreen land plants growing on sheltered shores, typically on tidal flats, deltas, estuaries, bays, creeks and the barriers islands. The best locations are where abundant silt is brought down by rivers or on the backshore of accreting sandy beaches.

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