Jambi Sm Terusan Dalam dan Daerah Sekitarnya

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Jambi Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Sm Terusan Dalam dan Daerah Sekitarnya

Latitude : 1 56 40 S Logitude : 104 21 0 E
Altitude : 0 to 10 metres
Area : 74750 ha Wetlands: 10000 ha
Legislation : SK Menhut No.410/Kpts-II/1986, 3-2-1986
Tenure : Government of Indonesia and spontaneous settlers
Site Description
This area consists of an extensive fringe of mangroves, and some remaining peatswamp after most was recently reclaimed. The mangrove covers an area of approximately 10,000 ha. Tidal variation is 2 – 2.5 m. In 1984 more than 2,000 migratory waders were counted. The area holds few large waders. The mangrove forest is important as breeding and nursery area for many fish and shell-fish species. Principal vegetation: Mangrove and peatswamp forest.

 

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