Table 1: Area and structure parameters (mean values) for mangroves in the Urabá Gulf. Mangrove species: Rm: Rhizophora mangle, Lr: Laguncularia racemosa, Ag: Avicennia germinans, Pr: Pelliciera rhizophorae. Modified from Urrego et al. [39].

LocationMangrove typeArea (ha)Diameter (cm)Height (m)Basal area (m2/ha)Density (ind./ha)Mangrove species

Atrato River DeltaFringing384617.17.826.2494Rm, Lr, Ag, Pr

Puerto Cesar-Punta CoquitoFringing4069.07.612.5464Rm, Lr, Ag, Pr

Punta Yarumal-Punta Las VacasFringing485.66.732.2220Rm, Lr, Ag
Basin985.47.320.7182Rm, Lr, Ag

Rionegro Cove  Fringing5310.413.011.5324Rm, Lr
Riverine24115.39.813.0309Rm, Lr, Ag
Early succession5019.29.56.0129Rm