Atlantic coastal desert

WWF Abstract

Traverse the inland reaches of this narrow desert ecoregion by camel and you may miss the all-important coastal coves that harbor thousands of migrating shorebirds and the endangered Mediterranean monk seal.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Countries:Mauritania, Western Sahara
Area:9,855,998 acres (3,988,581 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Banc d'Arguin National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder