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Kiunga Marine National Reserve

Kiunga, Kenya

MARINE PROTECTED AREA

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Description

Kiunga Marine National Reserve is situated along the Indian Ocean coast of Lamu District, Coast Province, Kenya. Kiunga park covers 270 square kilometres (100 sq mi).

The park covers an area with approximately 50 islands and coral reefs in the Lamu Archipelago. It borders the Boni and Dodori National Reserves.

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Nearest protected areas

Kiunga

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Official Record

  • WDPA ID3038
  • NameKiunga
  • Original NameKiunga
  • Country / TerritoryKEN
  • Sub locationKE-300
  • IUCN CategoryVIWhat is this?

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    VI

    COMMUNITY

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  • English DesignationMarine National Reserve
  • Designation TypeNational
  • StatusDesignated
  • Status Year1979
  • Reported Area km2275.0

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    275.0

    COMMUNITY

    250.0

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  • Reported Marine Area km2250.0

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    OFFICIAL

    250.0

    COMMUNITY

    270.0

  • No TakeNot Reported

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    OFFICIAL

    Not Reported

    COMMUNITY

    Unknown

  • No Take Area km20.0

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    0.0

    COMMUNITY

    Unknown

  • Governance TypeFederal or national ministry or agency
  • International CriteriaNot Applicable
  • Management AuthorityKenya Wildlife Service
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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Not Reported (2005)

Citation:
Hoyt, E. (2005). "Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises: a World Handbook for cetacean habitat conservation", Earthscan, 7/07/2005.

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