Biodiversity Mayotte (MYT)
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Species Families Species Families
Marine 348 87 No
Freshwater 22 10 No Daget, J., J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde, 1984
Total 360 89 No
Ref.   Daget, J., J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde, 1984
Geography and Climate Mayotte is located in Southern Africa, island in the Mozambique Channel, about one-half of the way from northern Madagascar to northern Mozambique. Area comparative is slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC. Climate is tropical; marine; hot, humid, rainy season during northeastern monsoon (November to May); dry season is cooler (May to November). Terrain consists of generally undulating, with deep ravines and ancient volcanic peaks. Elevation extreme has the lowest point in Indian Ocean 0 m and highest point in Benara 660 m. Natural hazards are cyclones during rainy season. Geography—note: part of Comoro Archipelago

Ref.  Anonymous, 1999
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