The Maltese Ecosystems

Although the Maltese Islands are of a considerable size and area, their biological diversity is quite rich.  Plants and animals have adapted themselves to inhabit various ecosystems.  The following are the mayor ecosystems found in the Maltese Islands.

Garigue Ecosystems

Woodland Ecosystems

Maquis Ecosystems

Steppic Ecosystems

Freshwater Communities

Coastal Communities

Cliff Communities

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