Biodiversity Micronesia (Federal States of) (FSM)
  FishBase Complete Literature Reference
Species Families Species Families
Marine 1217 111 No
Freshwater 54 14 No
Total 1229 113 No
Geography and Climate The terrain of the islands ranges from high and mountainous to low, with coral atolls. There are volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kusaie, and Chuuk. The climate is tropical, with heavy, year-round rainfall, especially on the eastern islands. The country is occasionally damaged severely by typhoons, especially from June to December.

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