Maldives-Lakshadweep-Chagos Archipelago tropical moist forests

WWF Abstract

It’s hard to believe you’re standing on a mountaintop when you’re just a few feet above sea level in the middle of the ocean. But if you traveled to the Maldives-Lakshadweep-Chagos Archipelago, an island chain in the Indian Ocean, that’s just where you’d be--on the tops of an underwater mountain chain capped with palm trees, creeping vines, crawling insects, and calling birds.
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Ecozone:Indo-Malayan
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Maldives
Area:63,998 acres (25,899 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER