The Pantanos de Centla is a tropical moist forest ecoregion in southern Mexico, which includes seasonally flooded forests and wetlands. Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests (TSMF also known as tropical moist forests, are a Tropical and Subtropical Forest The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America.
The ecoregion covers an area of 17,200 square kilometers (6,600 square miles) in the states of Tabasco and Campeche. Tabasco is a state in Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Veracruz to the west Chiapas to the south and Campeche to the Campeche is the name of both a state in Mexico and its capital city The Pantanos de Centla occupy the delta of the Usumacinta and Grijalva rivers, which empty into the Gulf of Mexico and the Laguna de Términos through numerous distributaries. The Usumacinta River is a River in southeastern Mexico and northwestern Guatemala. Grijalva River, also Tabasco R ( Spanish: Río Grijalva, known locally also as Río Chiapa is a 480 km The Gulf of Mexico ( Spanish: Golfo de México) is the ninth largest Body of water in the world Laguna de Términos ( Términos Lagoon) is a Lagoon in the Mexican state of Campeche. A distributary, or a distributary channel, is a Stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel The ecoregion includes year-round wetlands, and freshwater swamp forests which are inundated during the summer rainy season. Freshwater swamp forests, or flooded forests, are Forests which are inundated with Freshwater, either permanently or seasonally
The Usumacinta mangroves lie in the brackish-water zone between the Pantanos de Centla and the open water of the Laguna de Términos and the Gulf. The Petén-Veracruz moist forests lie to the west and south, and the Yucatan moist forests lie to the east. The Petén-Veracruz moist forests are a tropical moist broadleaf forest Ecoregion of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico.
The Pantanos de Centla was declared a Biosphere reserve in 2006. A biosphere reserve is an international Conservation designation given by UNESCO under its Programme on