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Contact: Mario Aguilera
University of California - San Diego

Gulf of California

Caption: More than 20 different groups of high-value commercial species, including invertebrates such as blue crabs and fish such as snappers, grunts and snooks, are part of the mangrove forests of the Gulf of California, including this forest off Dazante Island inside the Loreto marine protected area.

Credit: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

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