Short Note : Sundarbans or Littoral forests.
The Sundarbans, also known as Littoral forests, is a mangrove forest ecosystem located in the delta region of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers in the Bay of Bengal. The Sundarbans are spread across India and Bangladesh and cover an area of approximately 10,000 square kilometres, of which around 4,000 square kilometres are in West Bengal. The Sundarbans are known for their rich biodiversity, including the Bengal tiger, saltwater crocodile, and various species of birds, fish, and reptiles. The Sundarbans is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.