Central American Atlantic moist forests

WWF Abstract

When you think "tropical jungle," perhaps you imagine humid air and thick forests, alive with creatures from the dense green floor to the towering canopy. The Central American Atlantic Moist Forests ecoregion fits this description, with huge buttressed trees, brilliant flowers, armies of insects, and a diversity of wild animals. This ecoregion is definitely an important center for biodiversity.
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Ecozone:Neotropic
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Area:22,143,998 acres (8,961,358 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Bosawás Biosphere Reserve National Resource Reserve
Capiro - Calentura National Park
Caratasca Lagoon Wildlife Refuge
Cayos Cochinos Archipelago National Park Natural Marine Monument
Cayos Utila Wildlife Refuge Marine National Park
Cerro Azul Meámbar National Park
Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge
Cusuco National Park
Guanaja Marine Reserve
Jardin Botánico Lancetilla Biological Reserve
Jeanette Kawas National Park
Lago de Yojoa Multiple Use Reserve
Patuca National Park
Pico Bonito National Park
Pico Pijol National Park
Río Kruta Biological Reserve
Sarstoon Temash National Park
Tawahka Anthropological Reserve
Texiguat Wildlife Refuge
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder