Family Lythraceae

Sonneratia caseolaris, 'Mangrove Apple' flower (Sundarbans, Bangladesh).

Sonneratia caseolaris, 'Mangrove Apple' fruit (Sundarbans, Bangladesh).

Fiddler Crab and Mudskipper (Sundarbans, Bangladesh).


Lizards & Snakes

(Labuk Bay, Malaysia)

Chrysopelea paradisi'Paradise Tree Snake', 'Paradise Flying Snake'. Strikingly coloured snake that has been seen jumping and gliding between trees. Widespread throughout tropical Asia, fro Bangladesh up to Thailand, and down to Sulawesi.

For the page on the birds of Asian mangroves

Brown-winged Kingfisher, (Sundarbans, Bangladesh)

For the page on the mammals of Asian mangroves

Places to experience Asian mangroves

Fishing with otters in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh (image by Damon Ramsey)(Sundarbans, Bangladesh)

include: Labuk Bay in Malaysia, Rinca in Indonesia, and the largest area of mangroves, the Sundarbans in Bangladesh & India.

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