List of ecoregions in Algeria


List of ecoregions in Algeria

The following is a list of ecoregions in Algeria, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Terrestrial ecoregions

Palearctic

Temperate coniferous forests

* Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and shrub

* Mediterranean dry woodlands and steppe
* Mediterranean woodlands and forests

Deserts and xeric shrublands

* North Saharan steppe and woodlands
* Sahara Desert
* South Saharan steppe and woodlands
* West Saharan montane xeric woodlands

Flooded grasslands and savannas

* Saharan halophytics

Freshwater ecoregions

* Permanent Maghreb
* Temporary Maghreb
* Dry Sahel

Marine ecoregions

* Alboran Sea
* Western Mediterranean

References

* Burgess, Neil, Jennifer D’Amico Hales, Emma Underwood (2004). "Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment". Island Press, Washington DC.
* Spalding, Mark D., Helen E. Fox, Gerald R. Allen, Nick Davidson "et al." "Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas". "Bioscience" Vol. 57 No. 7, July/August 2007, pp. 573-583.
* Thieme, Michelle L. (2005). "Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment". Island Press, Washington DC.


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