Turtle Islands in Philippines

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Reported Area

2429.67 km²

Data Provider

Biodiersity Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources


Original Name Turtle Islands

English Designation Wildlife Sanctuary

IUCN Management Category IV

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1999

Sublocation PH-TAW

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Protected Area Management Board of DENR Region 9

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable