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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

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

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

Rionegro CoveFringingR. mangle67.28.917.8
A. germinans0.00.00.0
L. racemosa21.31.73.4
RiverineR. mangle86.420.340.6
A. germinans3.40.51.1
L. racemosa8.61.12.2
Early successionR. mangle91.415.430.9

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