Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve map
Map redrawn from the publication Reserva Especial de la Biosfera Ría Lagartos freely available at the Biodiversidad Mexicana website of Mexico's Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad
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PLANTS & ANIMALS:
ESTUARY MARINE THORN FOREST MANGROVES SALT MARSHES DUNES PETÉNS ROADSIDE PLANTS

PEOPLE & ACTIVITIES IN THE RESERVE:
ECOTOURS PEOPLE HISTORY BIOSPHERE PICTOGRAMS
INTERESTING FACTS: (numbers vary from author to author, agency to agency.)
PLANTS: more than 520 species

Check out our WOODY PLANTS OF THE RESERVE

ANIMALS:

Birds: 333 bird species

Reptiles: 95 species

Fish: 71 species

Mammals: 55 species

Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve is enlisted as Ramsar Wetland Site #331, described as a  "wetland reserve of importance especially for the conservation of aquatic birds." Read more about this distinction on our Ramsar Page.

Mexico's CONANP agency (Comisión Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas) provides a detailed look at many aspects of Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, including lists of plants and animals, in a freely downloadable PDF document in Spanish entitled Programa de Conservación y Manejo Reserva de La Biosfera Ría Lagartos

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