Fact Sheet: East African marine ecoregion

Posted on 25 March 2003    
The East African marine ecoregion occupies a coastal and shallow marine area covering more than 480,000 km2, and extending approximately 4,600 km along the continent's eastern coast. The ecoregion includes some or all of the territorial waters of each of the countries from Somalia in the north to South Africa in the south, as well as the international waters beyond the 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone.

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