An area dominated by mangroves, a tree or shrub that occurs in saline and brackish water in coastal and estuarine environments between low and high tide levels on sheltered shores. Mangroves are typically considered a tropical species, however in Australia some species occur in temperate regions as well. They typically have a tangled, above ground root system, and can form extensive swampy forests.

Primary domain: Biotic Component
Classification level: Level 4
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