Station Total biomass of dominant species (tonnes/ha) Date type: Primary Forest Area (ha) Date type: Primary Mangrove pool (tonnes) Date type: Primary % pH reduction Date type: Primary Salinity (psu) Date type: Secondary
Chemaguri (Stn. 1) S. apetala
A. alba
E.agallocha

A. officinalis

A. marina
69.54
57.19
21.70
59.44
52.65
260.52
403 104989.56 1.08 14.79
Saptamukhi (Stn. 2) S. apetala
A. alba
E.agallocha
A. officinalis
A. marina
49.43
59.33
27.52
60.86
55.61
252.75
71 17945.25 0.84 29.44
Jambu Island (Stn. 3) S. apetala
A. alba
E.agallocha
A. officinalis

A. marina
52.19
61.21
27.89
61.87
58.77
261.93
413 108177.09 0.48 29.54
Lothian Island (Stn. 4) S. apetala
A. alba
E.agallocha
A. officinalis
A. marina
60.68
50.03
27.26
56.63
45.32
239.92
3359 805891.28 0.24 29.10
Harinbari (Stn. 5) S. apetala
A. alba
E.agallocha
A. officinalis

A. marina
53.11
49.88
27.06
50.38
43.89
224.32
115 25796.80 1.44 11.96
Prentice Island (Stn. 6) S. apetala
A. alba
E.agallocha

A. officinalis

A. marina
60.20
44.29
23.42
46.76
41.22
215.89
1364 294473.96 0.36 22.79
Table 2: Mangrove pool (tonnes), % pH reduction and surface water salinity (psu) in the western Indian Sundarbans.