Fisheries Primefact
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This Primefact presents a comprehensive summary of mangroves in NSW.

It outlines:

  • what mangroves are
  • why mangroves are important
  • where they occur
  • their current status in NSW
  • threats to their existence
  • their economic value
  • how to protect them.

Options for rehabilitation of mangroves are outlined and include the following methods:

  • natural recruitment
  • seeding
  • transplanting
  • reducing wave energy.

It includes photos and diagrams which will help readers identify the main species of mangroves growing in coastal NSW.


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