List of ecoregions in Mexico

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This is a list of ecoregions of Mexico as defined by the World Wildlife Fund. A different system of ecoregional analysis is used by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, a trilateral body linking Mexican, Canadian and United States environmental regimes.

Terrestrial ecoregions[edit]

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests[edit]

Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests[edit]

Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests[edit]

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

Flooded grasslands and savannas[edit]

Montane grasslands and shrublands[edit]

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub[edit]

Deserts and xeric shrublands[edit]


Freshwater ecoregions[edit]

Baja California Complex[edit]

Colorado River Complex[edit]

Sinaloan Coastal Complex[edit]

Rio Bravo Complex[edit]

Lerma/Santiago Complex[edit]

Rio Panuco Complex[edit]

Balsas Complex[edit]

Pacific Central Complex[edit]

Atlantic Central Complex[edit]

Marine ecoregions[edit]

Warm Temperate Northeast Pacific[edit]

Tropical East Pacific[edit]

Warm Temperate Northwest Atlantic[edit]

Tropical Northwestern Atlantic[edit]


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