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FRENCH POLYNESIA PROTECTION COVERAGE

French Polynesia

11

Protected Area Count

1

Management Effectiveness Assessments

2,022.80 km² / 4,795,468.10 km² (0.04%) Protected

Marine

76.60 km² / 3,780.06 km² (2.03%) 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: 1702
Endemic: 44
Threatened: 35
Threatened Endemic: 20
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Key Biodiversity Areas

No data available.

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
Aire Marine Protégée Dans Les Eaux Territoriales De L’Île De Clipperton Biotope Protection Order IV Not Reported Designated 2016 555597299
Lagon de Moorea Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance Not Reported Management plan is implemented and is available Designated 2008 109029
Bellinghausen (Motu One) Territorial Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1992 220028
Ilôt de Sable Natural Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1971 555547618
Eiao Island Natural Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1971 555547619
Hatutu Island Reserve Integrale Strict Nature Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1971 555547620
Taiaro Strict Nature Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1973 555547737
Commune de Fakarava UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve Not Applicable Not Reported Designated 1977 2068
Scilly Atoll Reserve Territorial Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1992 4262
Mohotani Reserve Integrale Natural Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1971 4263
Taiaro Atoll Nature Reserve Strict Nature Reserve IV Not Reported Designated 1972 71028