List of ecoregions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The following is a list of ecoregions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Terrestrial ecoregions[edit]

by major habitat type

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests[edit]

Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands[edit]

Montane grasslands and shrublands[edit]

Flooded grasslands and savannas[edit]

Mangroves[edit]

Freshwater ecoregions[edit]

by bioregion

West Coastal Equatorial[edit]

Congo[edit]

Nilo-Sudan[edit]

Great Lakes[edit]

Marine ecoregions[edit]

References[edit]

  • Burgess, Neil, Jennifer D’Amico Hales, Emma Underwood (2004). Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment. Island Press, Washington DC.
  • Spalding, Mark D., Helen E. Fox, Gerald R. Allen, Nick Davidson et al. "Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas". Bioscience Vol. 57 No. 7, July/August 2007, pp. 573-583.
  • Thieme, Michelle L. (2005). Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment. Island Press, Washington DC.
  • Toham, Andre Kamdem et al., eds. (2006). A Vision for Biodiversity Conservation in Central Africa: Biological Priorities for Conservation in the Guinean-Congolian Forest and Freshwater Region. World Wildlife Fund, Washington DC. Page A-52.