List of ecoregions in Oman

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The following is a list of ecoregions in Oman, as identified by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Terrestrial ecoregions[edit]

Yemen lies on the boundary between two of the world's terrestrial ecozones. The Afrotropic ecozone covers the mountainous southern and eastern fringe of the Arabian Peninsula as well as Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. The Palearctic ecozone covers the interior of the Arabian Peninsula as well as temperate Eurasia and Northern Africa.

Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands[edit]

Deserts and xeric shrublands[edit]

Marine ecoregions[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.