Mangrove News

Mangrove Watch aims to promote awareness on the importance of mangroves to fisheries, the coastal environment and the fauna that depend on it.

We will bring you all the latest news on mangroves including media releases, reports and activities relevant to mangroves around the world and in Australia.

If you want to know what's happening in the world of mangroves then Mangrove Watch is your first point of call.

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The Biggest and Oldest Mangrove

We're on the hunt for world's largest (and oldest) mangrove. The record so far is 3m diameter and 730yrs old! Send us your pics.

Here is one from Short Island in southern Moreton Bay. 27 43'26.17"S 153 22'37.53"E

Lindsay ‘Butch’ Titmarsh recorded a gnarled old Avicennia marina tree – a Grey Mangrove on the Mary River, Queensland, Australia at 2.7 m stem diameter and carbon dated to around 730 years old.

From the Philippines sent in by Dr. Jurgenne Primavera and Dr Severino Salmo.

Australia's Mangroves - the book

The authoritative guide to Australia’s mangrove plants.

Author: Norm Duke, Design & Layout: Diana Kleine. To see more details of this book - click on the link below

Australia's Mangroves - the book

Getting Involved

If you would like to find out more about us or if you like to initiate your own MangroveWatch group within your area, please contact someone at the Mangrove Hub. We will be happy to help.

  • Mangrove Hub Facilitator
  • Dr Norm Duke
  • MangroveWatch Ltd
    ABN: 44 153 297 771
  • PO Box 1250,
  • Elanora Q 4221
  • Mangrove Hub Email

Mangrove Watch Brochure

You can download our fact and information sheet (see link below) to get more information about the MangroveWatch programs.

Mangrove Watch Brochure