Nature & Science
Virgin Islands National Park located in the tropical Atlantic, contains examples of terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystems. These include various types of dry to moist forests, salt ponds, beaches, mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs. The land is mountainous, with average slopes being 30 percent. Bordeaux mountain, 1286 feet high, plunges sharply to the sea.
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Publications of research conducted in the VIIS & VICR.
Threatened and Endangered Species Information
Virgin Islands Marine Endangered and Threatened Species
Caribbean Endangered and Threatened Animals
Caribbean Endangered and Threatened Plants
The National Park Service Species database, called NPSpecies includes information on the species in parks, including scientific names and their synonyms, common names, abundance, residency, nativeness, and more. You can download the entire species list or individual species lists for:
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