Northern Honduras mangroves

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Northern Honduras mangroves
Mangroves in Roatán Honduras.jpg
Mangroves in Roatán, Honduras.
Biome Mangroves
Area 1,036 km2 (400 sq mi)
Countries Honduras and Guatemala
Conservation status Vulnerable[1]

The Northern Honduras mangroves form an ecoregion in the mangroves biome, as defined by the World Wildlife Fund. This ecoregion stretches along most of the Caribbean coast of Honduras, up to the east of Amatique Bay in Guatemala. It covers an area of 1036 km2.[2] The ecoregion is threatened by the expansion of agriculture and livestock production.[2]


  1. ^ "Northern Honduras mangroves". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Northern Honduras mangroves". Fondo Mundial para la Naturaleza. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 

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