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TONGA PROTECTION COVERAGE

Tonga

50

Protected Area Count

1

Management Effectiveness Assessments

390.04 km² / 668,054.61 km² (0.06%) Protected

Marine

96.49 km² / 766.50 km² (12.59%) 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: 1611
Endemic: 3
Threatened: 7
Threatened Endemic: 1
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Key Biodiversity Areas
Total: 11
Fully Protected: 1
Partially Protected: 4
Not Protected: 6
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Warm Water Coral Data
Total Area: 992.045 km2
Protected Area: 164.6 km2
Protected Percentage: 16.6%

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
Koloa Community Conservation Area 3.15km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637413
Fafa Island Special Management Area 1.48km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645457
Nomuka Island Community Conservation Area 53.32km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637403
Mounga Talau Reserve 0.05km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637414
Tufuvai Special Management Area 6.84km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645458
Pangai Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637404
Vaiutukakau Reserve 0.03km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637415
Lapaha Special Management Area 1.21km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645459
Hunga Community Conservation Area 14.12km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637405
Talehele Reserve 0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637416
Holonga Special Management Area 0.89km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645460
Lape Community Conservation Area 1.48km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637406
Fonualei Reserve 5.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637420
Talihau Community Conservation Area 1.79km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637407
Kolonga Community Conservation Area 1.69km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637421
'Utungake Community Conservation Area 1.67km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637408
Tonumea and Kelefesia Island Community Conservation Area 31.65km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637422
'Utulei Community Conservation Area 0.97km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637409
Matuku Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 17.20km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637423
'Euaiki Conservation Area 0.96km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637410
Nukunukumotu Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 6.61km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637424
Taunga Community Conservation Area 6.97km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637411
Nukuleka Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 2.94km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637425
Ofu Island Community Conservation Area 3.43km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637412
Lualoli, Taula and Maninita Islands Reserve 1.95km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645456
Vaomapa Nature Reserve 0.24km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 315556
Nukuhetulu Not Reported 1.04km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 315557
Teleki Tonga Conservation Area 23.78km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637398
Teleki Tokelau Conservation Area 31.81km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637399
Kotu Island Community Conservation Area 14.99km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637400
Fonoifua Island Community Conservation Area 19.25km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637401
Mango Island Community Conservation Area 29.55km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637402
Ha'afeva Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 11.20km² 11.28km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547621
'O'ua Island Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 48.10km² 47.41km² VI Not Reported Designated 2006 555547626
Felemea Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 16.33km² 16.27km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547622
Tofua Island National Park 53.94km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 2001 315555
Hakaumama'o Reef Reserve 1.66km² 1.28km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4240
Falevai Special Management Area 2.29km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 315554
'Ovaka Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 8.39km² 9.56km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547623
Fanga'uta and Fanga Kakau Lagoons Marine Reserve 22.27km² 28.35km² VI Not Reported Designated 1974 4241
Pangaimotu Reef Reserve 1.33km² 0.35km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4238
Kao Island National Park 11.47km² 12.50km² II Not Reported Designated 2001 315594
'Atata Island Special Management Area 6.90km² 6.18km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547625
Mounu Reef Sanctuary 0.51km² 0.20km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 18282
Ha'atafu Beach Reserve 5.03km² 0.71km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4239
'Eueiki Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area 2.16km² 2.18km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547624
Monuafe Island Park and Reef Reserve 0.39km² 0.50km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4236
'Eua National Park National Park 4.55km² 2.25km² II Not Reported Designated 1992 28376
Mui Hopo Hoponga Coastal Reserve Reserve 0.89km² 0.89km² V Not Reported Designated 1972 4235
Malinoa Island Park and Reef Reserve 0.88km² 0.91km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4237