Namibian Islands Marine Protected Area in Namibia

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Reported Area

9497.0 km²

Data Provider

Directorate of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP), Ministry of Environment and Tourism

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available


Original Name Namibian Islands Marine Protected Area

English Designation Marine Protected Area

IUCN Management Category VI

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 2009


Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable