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FRENCH POLYNESIA PROTECTION COVERAGE

French Polynesia

10

Protected Area Count

1

Management Effectiveness Assessments

206.94 km² / 4,795,468.10 km² (0.00%) Protected

Marine

73.83 km² / 3,780.06 km² (1.95%) 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 2021,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Nov 2021, 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
Taiaro Atoll Nature Reserve
Strict Nature Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 1972 71028
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