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List of ecoregions in Myanmar

The following is a list of ecoregions in Myanmar (also known as Burma).[1][2]

Terrestrial ecoregions

Myanmar is in the Indomalayan realm. ecoregions are listed by biome.[3]

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests

Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests

Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests

Temperate coniferous forests

Mangroves

Montane grasslands and shrublands

Freshwater ecoregions

  • Chin Hills-Arakan Coast (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar)
  • Sitang-Irrawaddy (China, India, Myanmar)
  • Mekong (Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam)
    • Lower Lancang (Mekong) (China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand)
  • Salween (China, Myanmar, Thailand)
    • Lower and Middle Salween (China, Myanmar, Thailand)
    • Inle Lake (Myanmar)[4]
    • Upper Salween (China, Myanmar)

Marine ecoregions

Myanmar's seas are in the Western Indo-Pacific marine realm.[5] Myanmar's two marine ecoregions are:

  • Andaman Sea Coral Coast
  • Northern Bay of Bengal

See also

References

  1. ^ WWF; Ecoregions by country - M
  2. ^ Encyclopedia of earth - Ecoregions
  3. ^ Wikramanayake, Eric; Eric Dinerstein; Colby J. Loucks; et al. (2002). Terrestrial Ecoregions of the Indo-Pacific: a Conservation Assessment. Washington, DC: Island Press
  4. ^ WWF; Lake Inle Archived 14 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Spalding, Mark D., Helen E. Fox, Gerald R. Allen, Nick Davidson et al. "Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas". Bioscience Vol. 57 No. 7, July/August 2007, pp. 573–583
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