oa Madoqua - Wetlands of the Namib Coast
|Article Title||Wetlands of the Namib Coast|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 *Directorate of Fisheries, Luderitz, Namibia. **Ministry of Wildlife, Conservation and Tourism, Walvis Bay, Namibia|
|Publication Date||Jan 1991|
|Pages||147 - 153|
|Keyword(s)||Conservation status, Detritus, Guano platforms, Luderitz lagoon, Mariculture, Pollution, Recycle nutrients, Salt formation, Sandwich harbour, Swakopmund salt works and Terrestrial predators|
There are 14 areas of sheltered shallow saline waters along the Namib coast between, and inclusive of the mouths of the Orange and Cunene Rivers. We descriptionbe the coastal wetlands, review available biological data on the wetlands and comment on their present conservation satus and predictable future changes which may affect them.
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