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  • Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (RBNERR) contains one of the few relatively undisturbed mangrove estuaries remaining in North America.

  • The waters and uplands of RBNERR provide habitat for over 200 species of fish, 150 species of birds and other wildlife, including the West Indian manatee, least tern, and loggerhead sea turtle.

  • RBNERR protects over 110,000 acres of mangroves, salt marsh, open water, freshwater marshes and other coastal natural communities.
     
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Last updated: February 17, 2012

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