Gulf of Oman desert and semi-desert

WWF Abstract

You can explore a wide variety of habitats if you visit the Gulf of Oman Desert and Semi-Desert ecoregion. Mangrove forests hug part of the coasts. Acacia trees dot the savanna plains. And high mountains overlook the Arabian Gulf. Not surprisingly, this diversity of habitats translates into a great diversity of wildlife inhabiting this semi-desert region.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Countries:Oman, United Arab Emirates
Area:15,423,999 acres (6,241,871 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Khor Dubai Wildlife Sanctuary
Mushrif National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder