- Numéro du site:502
- Superficie:35'042 ha
- Date d’inscription:07-09-1990
- Coordonnées: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.
- Inscription légale nationale:
- ecological reserve
- Date de dernière publication:01-01-1998