Consider the following statements about mangrove forests:

  1. Mangroves are small trees and shrubs confined to tropical and temperate tidal areas
  2. Mangroves help in Carbon sequestration and water filtration
  3. Mangroves are found in higher percentage in the eastern India compared to western India

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 and 3 Only

First statement is incorrect because mangroves are Large trees and shrubs confined to tropical and sub tropical areas.

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