Niger Delta Mangroves

Nigeria
Date of Submission: 01/11/1995
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
National Commission for Museums and Monuments
Coordinates: Niger Delta mangroves 4°' North 5° East
Ref.: 494

Description

The Niger Delta is fringed by a deep belt of mangrove forest, which protects vast areas of freshwater swampland in the Inner Delta. The trees and roots provide rich habitats for a wide range of flora and fauna, much of which is only just beginning to be understood.