Cartagena Lagoon Information
Wetland Category: Fresh Marsh
NWI Classification: PEM1C
Latitude:   18.011794 Longitude:   -67.103977

Image Data
Date: 10/15/2004
Direction: West
State: Lajas, Puerto Rico
Country: USA
Location: Cartagena Lagoon NWR
Author(s): Felix Lopez
Affiliation: Government

Description: Fresh water lagoon in Lajas valley, Puerto Rico
Conditions: Photo taken during the dry season (winter). The lagoon fills with water during the wet season August-October.
Dominant Plants:   Scientific Name:
Cattail   Typha domingensis
Water Hyacinth   Eichhornia crassipes

Disturbances: Artificial imputs of urban runoff; open drainage channel with water control structure.