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Mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay


The map below highlights the areas where sampling has occurred for this program.

Click on the map to view information about the drainage basins in this area.

Download boundary KML metadata


Program start date

1st October 2011.

Program end date


Objectives of the program

Monitor mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay.

Who is involved?

Lead organisation

Queensland Herbarium Department of Science Information Technology and Innovation

Contact details of lead organisation: arnon.accad♲

Partner organisations

Department Agriculture and Fisheries and, Department National Parks, Sport and Racing.

List of indicators monitored

For the extent mapping the indicators include extent and community type including floristics and structure.

Scale of program


Brief description of sampling locations

The program includes a ground monitoring component of 28 permanent monitoring plots across the bay 14 on land and 14 on the islands.

Frequency of monitoring

The extent mapping is done every five years and the monitoring plots are done every three years.

Where is the program reported?

The program is reported on government websites, here and in the Mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia: change in extent 1955-1997-2012 report and Interactive Map Viewer.

Last updated: 17 June 2016

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2016) Mangrove and associated communities of Moreton Bay, WetlandInfo website, accessed 13 April 2023. Available at:

Queensland Government
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