Poip Lake Wetland
WETLAND 6040| TALUKA: Malvan
|Seasonal Area (Ha)||29.41|
|Permanent Area (Ha)||0.63|
|Lat, Long||16.165191, 73.589091|
|Jurisdiction||Revenue Department, Private landholder|
Wetland type: Inland, Permanent freshwater lake, marshes, Shrub-dominated wetlands, Tree-dominated wetlands
Violations reported: 04
- source of water for agriculture
- Buffering communities from extreme events as floods and storms
- Groundwater recharge
- Water purification
- Acts as a sink for sediments
- Habitat for noteworthy fauna species.
Wetland is located in a coastal area of Malvan near arabian sea. act as storage basins which lower flood crests, minimize erosion and serve to reduce the destructiveness of severe floods.
Number of species spotted at location by expert team