Bahía de Samborombón

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Bahía de Samborombón

  • Country: 
    Argentina
  • Site number: 
    885
  • Area: 
    243,965 ha
  • Designation date: 
    24-01-1997
  • Coordinates: 
    36°15'S 57°15'W
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Overview

Bahía de Samborombón. 24/01/97; Buenos Aires; 243,965 ha; 36°15'S 057°15'W. An extensive, intertidal zone which includes marshes, tidal channels, brackish swamps, and crab and mud flats. Vegetation is predominantly herbaceous, forming a mosaic of communities crisscrossed by meandering freshwater streams, creating a complex hydrological system with a diversity of wetland types. Human activities include cattle ranching, fishing, hunting, firewood cutting and nutria trapping (Myocastor coypus). The site is a source for domestic water. There are a conservation education centre and biology station at the site. Ramsar site no. 885. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

Administrative region: 
Buenos Aires

  • National legal designation: 
    • Reserva Natural
    • Reserva natural
    • Reserva Privada
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2008

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