8154 thumb In the Mangroves of Mlalazi Estuary

This guide is still a 'work in progress' and is being developed to help the University of Zululand students with the identification of the plants and animals of the mangrove habitat in the Mlalazi Estuary in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The estuary has about 40 ha of mangroves. This is not a ...more ↓

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Nile Crocodile 1
Crocodylus niloticus
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Malachite Kingfisher 2
Corythornis cristatus
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Mangrove Kingfisher 3
Halcyon senegaloides
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Giant Kingfisher 4
Megaceryle maxima
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Pied Kingfisher 5
Ceryle rudis
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African Finfoot 6
Podica senegalensis
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Common Sandpiper 7
Actitis hypoleucos
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Little Egret 8
Egretta garzetta
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Grey Heron 9
Ardea cinerea
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Goliath Heron 10
Ardea goliath
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Osprey 11
Pandion haliaetus
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Palmnut vulture 12
Gypohierax angolensis
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Reed cormorant 13
Microcarbo africanus
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White-breasted Cormorant 14
Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus
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African Darter 2
Anhinga rufa
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African Clawless Otter 15
Aonyx capensis
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Marsh Mongoose 16
Atilax paludinosus
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Vervet Monkey 17
Chlorocebus pygerythrus
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Silverlined Mudskipper 18
Periophthalmus argentilineatus
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Rock Oyster 24
Saccostrea cucullata
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Mud Crab 25
Scylla serrata
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Horned Ghost Crab 32
Ocypode ceratophthalmus
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East African Fiddler Crab 33
Austruca occidentalis
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d'Urville's Fiddler Crab 34
Tubuca urvillei
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Green-eyed Fiddler Crab 20
Paraleptuca chlorophthalmus
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Western Calling Fiddler Crab 35
Gelasimus hesperiae
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Penaeus indicus 20
Fenneropenaeus indicus
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Striped Barnacle 36
Amphibalanus amphitrite
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Mangrove Fern 37
Acrostichum aureum
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Freshwater Mangrove 38
Barringtonia racemosa
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ALIEN - Schinus terebinthifolia 39
Schinus terebinthifolius
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White Mangrove 40
Avicennia marina
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Estuary hibiscus 30
Hibiscus tiliaceus
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Black mangrove 41
Bruguiera gymnorrhiza
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Red mangrove 42
Rhizophora mucronata
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Seashore Dropseed 43
Sporobolus virginicus
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seashore paspalum 20
Paspalum vaginatum
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Saint Augustine grass 44
Stenotaphrum secundatum
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common reed 45
Phragmites australis
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iNcema 46
Juncus kraussii
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Three-ribbed arrow-grass 47
Triglochin striata
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Reclining Date Palm 48
Phoenix reclinata

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