João Vieira and Poilão Marine National Park in Guinea-Bissau

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Reported Area

495.0 km²

Data Provider


Management Effectiveness Evaluations

IMET 2016

Marine Tracking Tool 2004

METT 2004, 2006, 2010

RAPPAM 2009, 2007


Original Name Joao Vieira-Poilao Islands

English Designation Marine National Park

IUCN Management Category II

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 2000


Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable