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Mangrove Watch aims to promote awareness on the importance of mangroves to fisheries, the coastal environment and the fauna that depend on it.

We will bring you all the latest news on mangroves including media releases, reports and activities relevant to mangroves around the world and in Australia.

If you want to know what's happening in the world of mangroves then Mangrove Watch is your first point of call.

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Mangroves: Smelly habitats but fantastic nurseries!

Apr 5th, 2010 by Dr Ruth Young, www.talkingnature.com

People often think of mangroves as smelly muddy places that ‘get in the way’ and block your view of the water.

It’s true they can be smelly, sticky places, but they’re also an important habitat for juvenile fish and crabs which we want to catch when they’re adults. So what is that smell and which fish get a benefit from those mangroves?

What’s the smell?

Find out all about the smell by reading the full article at the following www.talkingnature.com link

Australia's Mangroves - the book

The authoritative guide to Australia’s mangrove plants.

Author: Norm Duke, Design & Layout: Diana Kleine. To see more details of this book - click on the link below

Australia's Mangroves - the book

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