Southern Luzon

The State of the Mangrove Summit Proceedings: Southern Luzon can be downloaded here.

The mangrove areas of south Luzon constitute approximately 73 711.87 ha. Old stands, secondary growth and new plantations are at 5407.91, 3403.55 and 1250.37 ha, respectively. Palawan has the largest expanse of mangrove stands and has the highest species richness, followed by Marinduque and Oriental Mindoro. New stands are mostly distributed in Romblon, Marinduque and Oriental Mindoro.

The following tables show the extent of mangrove stands and species list for each province (including the National Capital Region).

Table 1. State of mangroves in southern Luzon (in hectares)


Table 2: Mangrove species found in South Luzon

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