PELD Coral Coast Alagoas - Brazil

Basic Information
Site Name
PELD Coral Coast Alagoas
Short name
PELD CCAL
Country
Brazil
Site Manager
Site Description
The Site comprises the Coastal Alagoas State portion of the Marine Protected Area Coral Coast (APACC), starting at the mouth of the Meirin River (Maceió, geographical coordinates: 9 ° 32'51 "S and 35 ° 36'59" W), following the preamar meanline, in the general northeasterly direction, bypassing and including the mangroves in all their extension to the left margin of the Persinunga River, on the border between Alagoas and Pernambuco States, geographical coordinates: 8 ° 54'49.04 "S and 35 ° 9'10.13" W, and advancing towards the direction of the Atlantic Ocean to the limit of the 10m isobath, according to the bathymetric chart of the Brazilian Navy. In this section, we can find significant samples of the main ecosystemic features present in APACC: estuaries, beach formations, marine angiosperm meadows, coralline reefs, and beach rocks.
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2020-06-29 10:06:52

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Geographic
Size
120.93ha
Elevation (average)
-10.00msl
Elevation (min)
-30.00msl
Elevation (max)
20.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
LTER Brazil (LTER_SAM_BR_17)The affiliation of this site with "LTER Brazil" is not verified.
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