ITME - Marine Habitats of Dominica Version 2008

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For the purpose of this document, the coastal marine environments of Dominica have been delineated into six regions. *

1) North: From Capucin to Melville Hall River

2) East: Melville Hall River to
Délices, Mulatre River

3) South:
Délices, Mulatre River to Scott's Head

4) West (south): Scott's Head to Layou River

5) West (central): Layou River to Pointe Crabier

6) West (north): Pointe Crabier to Capucin

The delineation is base one a combination of (a) geographic features easily identified when traveling around the island, and (b) the number of sites described here.

BLACK LINES
mark each region's boundaries on the map below.
* The regional boundaries between West (central) and West (north) used here (this website) vary from those used in other documents on the topic which are available at http:www.itme.org/data.htm .


By selecting (clicking) a particular region (NORTH, EAST, SOUTH, WEST S, WEST C or WEST N) you can access a general description of which habitats (icl. distribution maps) are found in the region chosen.

Additional habitats distribution maps can be accesses via "supplemental document" at www.itme.org/data.htm

 

Image adapted from original radar topography map by Dr. Ian C.F. Stewart

 
 

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