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What are the three kinds of mangroves that are found in the Cayman Islands?

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The three types of mangroves found in the Cayman Islands are the red, white, black mangroves.

Paris from Year 5, Edna Moyle Primary, drew her impressions of the mangroves growing in Grand Cayman’s Central Mangrove wetlands.

Rayshelle from Year 5, Edna Moyle Primary, Grand Cayman, drew and described the life of a propagule from a red mangrove tree in the Central Mangroves. Both before and after it dropped its roots.

Black Mangroves, White Mangroves and Red Mangroves.

White Mangrove, Black Mangrove and Red Mangrove