You Asked for It: Mangroves
Posted by Laurie Frost on June 29, 2010
A reader requested a hi-res shot of a mangrove, so I had a look around. On each of these sites there are at least a few — and often many — more images to choose from.
Here are a few from the US Fish & Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library:
Volume1\5CD6962D-A3E0-D2A3-F39EC675A2151B94.jpg (Full Resolution Volume and Filename)
WO4003 Mangrove Maze (Full Resolution Image Link)
Volume1\8711CDAE-1143-3066-403AA0324FE35C20.jpg (Full Resolution Volume and Filename)
WO3655 Mangrove Swamp in Florida (Full Resolution Image Link)
Volume1\1F1A15F6-BEBE-23C1-A3C76D0461CF4C83.jpg (Full Resolution Volume and Filename)
The next ones are from NOAA:
Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Mangrove islets cover a large area of the estuary in Jobos Bay. They provide shelter, protection, and nursery areas for many estuarine species. Image ID: nerr0513, NOAA’s Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Puerto Rico, Jobos Bay
• High Resolution Photo Available
Isolated mangrove on a sandy beachImage ID: line0004, NOAA’s America’s Coastlines Collection
Photo Date: 1996
Photographer: Richard B. Mieremet, Senior Advisor, NOAA OSDIAHigh Resolution Photo Available
Mangrove sunset Image ID: corp2272, NOAA’s America’s Coastlines Collection
Category: Coastline/Southeast Florida/
This one is from the National Park Service’s Everglades site. Look under media, imagery, habitats.
Another site to look as is the US Geological Survey’s Gallery.
Title: Red Mangrove trees
Description: The seedlings of Red Mangrove trees germinate from fruits while still attached to the trees. Here many are growing within the roots of adult trees.
Location: VI, USA
Date Taken: 11/27/2009
Photographer: Caroline Rogers , U.S. Geological Survey
File Size (original): JPEG Image – 7.39 MB
Dimensions: 4000 x 3000
Resolution: 72 dpi
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