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Ecosystem-Wide Impacts of Deforestation in Mangroves: The Urabá Gulf (Colombian Caribbean) Case Study

Table 2

Aboveground (area-weighed) carbon and biomass in mangroves in the Urabá Gulf. Computed from structure data from Urrego et al. [39] and allometric equations from [46, 47].

LocationMangrove typeMangrove speciesMean relative abundance (%)Above-ground carbon (Mg C/ha)Above-ground biomass (Mg/ha)

Atrato River DeltaFringingR. mangle83.083.7167.4
A. germinans1.00.71.3
L. racemosa9.55.09.9
Total89.3178.7

Puerto Cesar-Punta CoquitoFringingR. mangle43.313.126.2
A. germinans21.64.38.6
L. racemosa19.93.56.9
Total20.841.7

Punta Yarumal-Punta Las VacasFringingR. mangle76.525.951.8
A. germinans12.92.95.8
L. racemosa10.62.04.0
Total30.861.6
BasinR. mangle43.510.120.2
A. germinans14.72.34.5
L. racemosa39.55.210.4
Total17.535.1

Rionegro CoveFringingR. mangle67.28.917.8
A. germinans0.00.00.0
L. racemosa21.31.73.4
Total10.621.3
RiverineR. mangle86.420.340.6
A. germinans3.40.51.1
L. racemosa8.61.12.2
Total21.943.9
Early successionR. mangle91.415.430.9
Total15.430.9

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