What Is a Mangrove Ecosystem?


A mangrove ecosystem is a community that is s made up of; water, muddily soil, shrubs, trees, flora and fauna, and microbes. The ecosystem is extremely productive because of mangrove trees and shrubs which only grow in the tropics and subtropics.
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( ′maŋ′grōv ) (botany) A tropical tree or shrub of the genus Rhizophora characterized by an extensive, impenetrable system of prop roots which contribute to
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