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FIJI PROTECTION COVERAGE

Fiji

146

Protected Area Count

2

Management Effectiveness Assessments

11,959.01 km² / 1,293,034.72 km² (0.92%) Protected

Marine

1,036.51 km² / 19,154.96 km² (5.41%) Protected

Terrestrial

These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory.

Source: from ProtectedPlanet.net.

BIODIVERSITY

Species
Total: 2447
Endemic: 39
Threatened: 22
Threatened Endemic: 9
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 51
Fully Protected: 1
Partially Protected: 17
Not Protected: 33
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UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2022,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Sep 2022, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.
Designation GIS Area GIS Marine Area IUCN Category Management Plan Status Status Year WDPA ID
Tavarua Island Marine Protected Area VI Not Reported Designated 315532
Lavena Coastal Walk Recreational Reserve V Not Reported Designated 315533
Vuna (Waitabu) Marine Protected Area VI Not Reported Designated 315534
Turtle Island MPA Recreation Reserve V Not Reported Designated 315536
Nanuku Islet Faunal Reserve Not Reported Not Reported Designated 26678
Nukutolu Islets Faunal Reserve Not Reported Not Reported Designated 26680
Ogea Levu Faunal Reserve Not Reported Not Reported Designated 26681
Fulaga Marine Protected Area VI Not Reported Designated 315522
Great Astrolobe Lagoon Marine Protected Area VI Not Reported Proposed 1998 315524
Manava Island Marine Protected Area VI Not Reported Designated 1992 315526
Snake island (Labuco) Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported Designated 315530
Yavusa Nabuna Locally Managed Marine Area 20.77km² 20.56km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547783
Soso Locally Managed Marine Area 14.98km² 14.22km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547823
Yavusa Matanimudu Locally Managed Marine Area 10.68km² 8.48km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547775
Vanua Yanuca Locally Managed Marine Area 61.45km² 60.02km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547770
Wailevu/Galoa/Soso villages Locally Managed Marine Area 53.69km² 45.95km² VI Not Reported Designated 2004 315521
Naioconivonu Locally Managed Marine Area 4.06km² 4.03km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547817
Tikina Wai Locally Managed Marine Area 52.72km² 51.19km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547839
Namaqumaqua village Locally Managed Marine Area 4.39km² 3.85km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547772
Ulunikoro Marine Reserve/Narikoso Village/Vabea Village Locally Managed Marine Area 273.26km² 261.60km² VI Not Reported Designated 1985 315574
Makogai Island Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1987 315525
Monasavu Catchment Water Dam 7.10km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 2004 555592858
Bukatatanoa Barrier Reef Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 315527
Namenalala island Resort Nature Reserve and Marine Reserve 0.43km² 0.43km² II Not Reported Designated 1984 17897
Tikina Ovalau/Nasinu Locally Managed Marine Area 5.86km² 3.44km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547781
Wakaya Island Recreational Reserve 0.00km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 315542
Cuvu Tikina Marine Project 0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 2000 306127
Levuka Locally Managed Marine Area 4.79km² 4.31km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547812
Qaranibuluti Nature Reserve Forest Reserve 2.43km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1958 555592862
Batiki-Manuku Locally Managed Marine Area 5.55km² 3.81km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547768
Susui Not Reported 0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 315531
Sawau District Locally Managed Marine Area 29.47km² 27.63km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547790
Vanua Vaturova Locally Managed Marine Area 82.12km² 72.25km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547794
Nacomoto village Locally Managed Marine Area 7.67km² 6.03km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547821
Vanua Naweni-Dromoninuku/Naweni-Naweni/Naweni-Tacilevu Locally Managed Marine Area 16.62km² 8.20km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547765
Savura Forest Reserve Forest Reserve 1.90km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1952 555592861
Navolau District Locally Managed Marine Area 740.66km² 712.96km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547844
Malomalo Locally Managed Marine Area 2.19km² 1.86km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547802
Dawasamu/Nasinu/Natacileka/Natale-i-ra/Silana Locally Managed Marine Area 149.98km² 144.06km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547757
Vanua Balavu-Daliconi Locally Managed Marine Area 66.12km² 57.09km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547838
Naqarabuluti Nature Reserve 2.41km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1958 3152
Rakiraki District Locally Managed Marine Area 740.66km² 712.96km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547769
Waisali Forest Forest Reserve 3.07km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1991 555592856
Biaugunu/Lakeba/Natuvu/Vuniwai Locally Managed Marine Area 65.67km² 59.59km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547796
Vanua Balavu-Namuana Locally Managed Marine Area 2.62km² 1.80km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547836
Macuata/Dreketi/Sasa/Mali Districts Locally Managed Marine Area 1349.51km² 1294.17km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547828
Moturiki-Daku/Niubasaga/Uluibau Locally Managed Marine Area 82.93km² 73.19km² VI Not Reported Designated 2000 26684
Uluiloli Locally Managed Marine Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547604
Vaturu Catchment Water Dam 2.20km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 1941 555592857
Yadua Taba Island Locally Managed Marine Area 1975.75km² 1969.85km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547846
Vuna (Taveuni) Locally Managed Marine Area 15.61km² 13.49km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547845
Vanua Namuka/Dogotuki-Visoqo, Ravuka, Cawadevo/Rauriko/Qelewara, Naur/Naduru/Nabubu, Lakeba, Nasovivi/Kedra, Lagi/Gevo Island/Druadrua Island Locally Managed Marine Area 231.74km² 205.63km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547754
Muainuku Locally Managed Marine Area 4.79km² 4.32km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547766
Navutulevu village Locally Managed Marine Area 2.19km² 2.01km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547773
Solovola Locally Managed Marine Area 3.46km² 2.34km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547810
Yavusa Nakaukilagi Locally Managed Marine Area 1.04km² 1.04km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547785
Taveuni Forest Reserve 0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 34878
Naikorokoro Locally Managed Marine Area 4.74km² 4.51km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547816
Gasele Locally Managed Marine Area 1.65km² 1.60km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547824
Kadavu village Locally Managed Marine Area 22.11km² 18.62km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547820
Waitabu village Locally Managed Marine Area 148.72km² 148.09km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547799
Tikina Levuka (Ovalau)-Vuna Locally Managed Marine Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547603
Namalata/Namuana Locally Managed Marine Area 3.19km² 0.88km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547805
Naigani Locally Managed Marine Area 664.22km² 662.72km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547800
Raviravi District Locally Managed Marine Area 63.43km² 63.43km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547789
Ravitaki Locally Managed Marine Area 7.85km² 5.32km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547808
Vuata Ono Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 1985 315528
Yanuca (Malolo (Mamanuca Group)-Solevu/Yaro) Locally Managed Marine Area 1096.23km² 1082.45km² VI Not Reported Designated 2003 315585
Nakorotubu Locally Managed Marine Area 539.08km² 536.26km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547788
Dawato-Malake/Navetau/Yasawa Locally Managed Marine Area 34.52km² 31.53km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547831
Qoliqoli Cokovata Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1352.76km² 1352.76km² IV Yes Designated 2018 555629253
Rukurukulevu/Cuvu/Sila/Tore/Naevuevu/Yadua Locally Managed Marine Area 9.72km² 8.59km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547756
Saqani Locally Managed Marine Area 33.72km² 29.98km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547795
Daviqele village/Nabukelevu/Qaliira/Kabariki Locally Managed Marine Area 21.86km² 18.33km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547762
Vueti Navakavu Locally Managed Marine Area 18.70km² 13.40km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547791
Tomaniivi Nature Reserve Nature Reserve 11.10km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1958 1516
Rakiraki Locally Managed Marine Area 4.19km² 3.60km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547825
Vanua Naboutini Locally Managed Marine Area 2.21km² 1.45km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547847
Daku village Locally Managed Marine Area 5.93km² 5.13km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547819
Biausevu/Navola/Vanua Komave-Komave/Namatakula Locally Managed Marine Area 4.88km² 4.48km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547761
Yavusa Nasau Locally Managed Marine Area 5.94km² 3.58km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547779
Naboutini village (Saqani district) Locally Managed Marine Area 67.43km² 60.04km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547797
Wabu Forest Reserve Forest Reserve 10.68km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1914 555592860
Yavusa Loto Locally Managed Marine Area 5.50km² 1.84km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547780
Cevai village Locally Managed Marine Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547602
Nairai-Lawaki/Natoloa/Tovu lailai/Vutuna/Waitoga Locally Managed Marine Area 126.61km² 120.31km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547841
Yavusa Ulunivuaka Locally Managed Marine Area 1.70km² 0.86km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547777
Nadarivatu/Nadala Forest Reser Forest Reserve 62.81km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1956 3151
Yadua Taba Iguana Sanctuary 0.72km² 0.72km² IV Not Reported Designated 2004 9637
Navukailagi village/Qarani (Gau Is.)/Vione Locally Managed Marine Area 14.45km² 12.46km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2002 555547774
Namenalala Resort Marine Reserve Marine Protected Area 0.00km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1987 350087
Yavusa Natusara (Bulia, Dravuni village) Locally Managed Marine Area 41.16km² 41.16km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547826
Votua village Locally Managed Marine Area 1529.14km² 1479.07km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547833
Yavusa Nakodu/Qalitu/Wailevu Locally Managed Marine Area 4.79km² 2.58km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547776
Namada/Votua/Vatuolalai/Tagaqe Locally Managed Marine Area 8.98km² 8.27km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2002 555547760
Nuku Locally Managed Marine Area 1.07km² 0.06km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547806
Tawake district Locally Managed Marine Area 57.99km² 39.08km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547798
Vanua Balavu-Boitaci Locally Managed Marine Area 21.67km² 21.64km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547834
Tikina Levuka (Ovalau)-Arovudi/Levuka Vakaviti/Naqaliduna/Nauouo/Nukutocia/Rukuruku/Taviya/Vagadaci/Vatukalo/Waitovu Locally Managed Marine Area 109.04km² 101.70km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547840
Bouma Lavena Recreation Reserve 37.89km² 37.89km² II Not Reported Designated 1990 18293
Koroyanitu Heritage Park Heritage Park 24.48km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1989 315541
Yavusa Bucabuca Locally Managed Marine Area 2.22km² 2.19km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547782
Mositi Vanuaso-Lamiti-Malawai/Lekanai/Nacavanadi/Naovuka/Vanuaso Locally Managed Marine Area 15.00km² 6.46km² VI Not Reported Designated 2001 315529
Kiuva Locally Managed Marine Area 326.60km² 315.47km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547843
Vanua Kubulau Locally Managed Marine Area 260.55km² 240.90km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547827
Namuana village Locally Managed Marine Area 18.52km² 17.79km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547814
Tavua District Locally Managed Marine Area 692.08km² 661.27km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547832
Drue village Locally Managed Marine Area 22.41km² 22.40km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547815
Naivakarauniniu village Locally Managed Marine Area 6.82km² 5.16km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547818
Vanua Balavu-Dakuilomaloma Locally Managed Marine Area 115.12km² 113.34km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547835
Vanua Conua Locally Managed Marine Area 7.06km² 5.46km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547803
Muani Locally Managed Marine Area 6.91km² 4.48km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547807
Vunimoli Nature Reserve 0.20km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1968 3155
Vanua Vanuavou Locally Managed Marine Area 17.13km² 14.54km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547830
Yavusa Kade Locally Managed Marine Area 3.73km² 3.73km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547787
Saweni Beach Amenity Reserve Recreational Reserve 0.00km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 18288
Ravilevu Nature Reserve 49.51km² 49.51km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1959 1515
Tikina Nasinu (Ovalau)-Nabobo/Levuka/Natokalau/Naikorokoro/Nasinu/Tokou/Visoto/Draiba Locally Managed Marine Area 21.74km² 13.34km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547755
Yavusa Cibaciba Locally Managed Marine Area 1.11km² 1.11km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547786
Garrick Memorial park Forest Park 4.37km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1986 9640
Yavusa Cawalevu Locally Managed Marine Area 0.91km² 0.91km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547784
Sovi Basin Protected Area Conservation Reserve 204.92km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 2006 555592859
Gunu village Locally Managed Marine Area 173.42km² 170.54km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547792
Vacalea village/Lawaki village/Nukuvou village/Matasawalevu village/Tiliva village Locally Managed Marine Area 88.05km² 69.15km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547758
Matanuku village Locally Managed Marine Area 4.64km² 2.87km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547809
Sawaieke district-Vadravadra/Somosomo/Sawaieke/Nukuloa Locally Managed Marine Area 149.68km² 143.23km² VI Not Reported Designated 2002 315523
Nasegai village Locally Managed Marine Area 4.08km² 2.92km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547811
Kumi/Naivuruvuru/Naloto/Navunimono/Sawa/Ucunivanua Locally Managed Marine Area 89.93km² 75.45km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547801
Tavuki village/Natumua village/Baidamudamu/Solodamu village Locally Managed Marine Area 22.32km² 21.10km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547764
Bulia Village Locally Managed Marine Area 41.16km² 41.16km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547767
Sigatoka Sand dunes National Park 1.78km² 0.29km² II Not Reported Designated 1988 15132
Vanua Nasavusavu-Nagigi/Waivunia/Vivili/Nukubalavu/Yaroi Locally Managed Marine Area 56.79km² 48.20km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547759
Vanua Tabanivonolevu Locally Managed Marine Area 52.27km² 44.04km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547804
Yavusa Werelevu and Nagusu Locally Managed Marine Area 7.96km² 5.07km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547778
Batiki-Mua/Naigani/Yavu Locally Managed Marine Area 5.55km² 3.82km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547842
Vanua Navatu-Leya Locally Managed Marine Area 87.12km² 87.01km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547793
Joma village Locally Managed Marine Area 8.51km² 7.29km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547822
Draunibota and Labiko Nature Reserve 0.41km² 0.00km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1959 3153
Vanua Navatu-Navakaka Locally Managed Marine Area 39.24km² 31.43km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547829
Vanua Balavu-Muamua Locally Managed Marine Area 17.45km² 16.34km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547837
Rivers Fiji (Upper Navua) Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 8.23km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1997 902884
Serua Locally Managed Marine Area 11.32km² 8.35km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547771
Yauwe Locally Managed Marine Area 8.18km² 7.92km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547813
Mokoisa Locally Managed Marine Area 53.69km² 45.95km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547763
Colo-i-suva forest reserve Forerst Reserve 5.00km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1952 12398
Vuo Nature Nature Reserve 0.03km² 0.03km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1960 3156