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NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS PROTECTION COVERAGE

Northern Mariana Islands

32

Protected Area Count

3

Management Effectiveness Assessments

256,517.65 km² / 773,667.86 km² (33.16%) Protected

Marine

38.39 km² / 501.22 km² (7.66%) 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: 1512
Endemic: 6
Threatened: 20
Threatened Endemic: 4
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Key Biodiversity Areas

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Warm Water Coral Data
Total Area: km2
Protected Area: km2
Protected Percentage: %

Original dataset provided by UNEP-WCMC (2021)

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2023,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Feb 2023, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.
Designation Reported Area Reported Marine Area IUCN Category Management Plan Status Status Year WDPA ID
Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument 1270320.98km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2009 555672696
Marianas Trench Marine National Monument 254654.26km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2009 555670039
Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument Marine Protected Area 1270480.76km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2009 400011
Sasanhaya Fish Reserve Marine Protected Area 0.84km² 0.84km² Ia Not Reported Designated 1994 555655692
Tank Beach Trochus Reserve Marine Protected Area 0.17km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555655705
Mariana Arc Of Fire National Wildlife Refuge 189.03km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555656038
Mariana Trench National Wildlife Refuge 204499.87km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555656039
Laulau Bay Sea Cucumber Reserve 2.13km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555661792
Lighthouse Reef Trochus Reserve 1.50km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555661793
Bird Island Marine Sanctuary 1.74km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2001 555661898
Forbidden Island Sanctuary 2.65km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555661908
Managaha Marine Conservation Area 5.04km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2000 555655547
Bird Island Sea Cucumber Reserve Marine Protected Area 0.80km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555655557
Uracas Island Preserve 2.09km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 18713
American Memorial Historic or Cultural Area 0.50km² 0.00km² III Not Reported Designated 1978 555585027
Bird Island Marine Sanctuary Marine Protected Area 1.46km² 1.46km² Ia Not Reported Designated 2001 18716
Asuncion Island Preserve 7.29km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555585390
Managaha Marine Conservation Area Marine Protected Area 5.03km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2000 220251
Sabana Protected Area 15.21km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555585829
Laulau Bay Sea Cucumber Reserve Marine Protected Area 1.96km² 1.96km² Ia Not Reported Designated 2000 302156
Susupe Wetland 0.04km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555586154
Forbidden Island Marine Sanctuary Marine Protected Area 2.52km² 2.52km² Ia Not Reported Designated 2000 302157
I Chenchon Park Wildlife Conservation Area and Bird Sanctuary 3.30km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555586338
Marianas Trench Marine National Monument Marine Protected Area 247237.21km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 2009 400010
Guguan Island Preserve 4.24km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555586443
Kagman Conservation Area 1.63km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555583330
Mariana Trench National Wildlife Refuge Marine Protected Area 204499.99km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555586815
Wedding Cake Mountain Wildlife Conservation Area 1.21km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555583377
Mariana Arc Of Fire National Wildlife Refuge Marine Protected Area 221.34km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2009 555586990
Lighthouse Reef Trochus Reserve Marine Protected Area 1.10km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555584357
Sasanhaya Bay Fish Reserve 0.67km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555584358
Taga Bay MPA Marine Conservation Area 7.97km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 555584359