- Número del sitio:502
- Superficie:35.042 ha
- Fecha de designación:07-09-1990
- Coordenadas:02°28'S 79°42'W
Manglares Churute. 07/09/90; Guayas; 35,042 ha; 02°28'S 079°42'W. Ecological Reserve. The site consists of mangrove forest along river estuaries, bordered by scrub bushlands of salt tolerant species, and includes a lagoon with rich aquatic vegetation and associated marsh. A rich fauna is supported, including notable species of mammals, reptiles and birds. Human activities include environmental education, recreation, low-intensity grazing, subsistence farming, and intensive shrimp farming. The area has great potential for the development of ecotourism. Ramsar site no. 502. Most recent RIS information: 1998.
- Designación jurídica nacional:
- ecological reserve
- Fecha de última publicación:01-01-1998