Socotra Island xeric shrublands

WWF Abstract

The Socotran archipelago has been called the "Galápagos of the Indian Ocean" and even the "Arabian Eden" because of the unique plant and animal communities that live there. Visit the islands of this archipelago and although you won’t find any amphibians, you can see about 250 species of plants, 21 species of reptiles, and 6 species of birds found nowhere else on Earth.
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Ecozone:Afrotropic
Biome:Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Countries:Yemen
Area:959,999 acres (388,498 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Socotra Archipelago Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER