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Mangrove Swamp in Taman Alam ,Kuala Selangor

11 Nov 2017

A site visit at Kuala Selangor Nature Park for a report about mangrove swamp .

Mangroves are a group of trees and shrubs that grows along the coast in the intertidal zone.  It is a forest that have an ecosystem that protected along the coast. The trees and shrubs grows in saline soil and brackish water subject to periodic fresh and salt water over flow. The mangrove trees have their own uniqueness of features. Leaf structures, particular types of bark, and tough root system are the example of uniqueness of features. The features will help them to survive. Mangrove forest is a very dynamic and highly productive ecosystem. It plays multiple ecological functions that important to its surrounding habitats and essential resources for coastal communities The mangrove forest studied on the field trip which were located at Taman Alam , Kuala Selangor. The Kuala Selangor Nature Park (or KSNP for short) was based on coastal mangrove swamp area . The nature park is managed…