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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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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
Talihau
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637407
Lualoli, Taula and Maninita Islands
Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645456
'Utungake
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637408
Fafa Island
Special Management Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645457
'Utulei
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637409
Tufuvai
Special Management Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645458
'Euaiki
Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637410
Lapaha
Special Management Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645459
Taunga
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637411
Holonga
Special Management Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555645460
Ofu Island
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637412
Koloa
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637413
Mounga Talau
Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637414
Vaiutukakau
Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637415
Talehele
Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637416
Fonualei
Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637420
Kolonga
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637421
Nomuka Island
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637403
Tonumea and Kelefesia Island
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637422
Pangai
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637404
Matuku
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637423
Hunga
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637405
Nukunukumotu
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637424
Lape
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637406
Nukuleka
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637425
Vaomapa
Nature Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 315556
Nukuhetulu
Not Reported
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 315557
Teleki Tonga
Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637398
Teleki Tokelau
Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637399
Kotu Island
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637400
Fonoifua Island
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637401
Mango Island
Community Conservation Area
Not Reported Not Reported Designated 555637402
Ha'afeva
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547621
'O'ua Island
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 2006 555547626
Felemea
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547622
Tofua Island
National Park
0.00km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 2001 315555
'Ovaka
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547623
Hakaumama'o Reef
Reserve
1.59km² 1.59km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4240
Falevai
Special Management Area
0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 315554
Fanga'uta and Fanga Kakau Lagoons
Marine Reserve
31.04km² 23.13km² VI Not Reported Designated 1974 4241
Pangaimotu Reef
Reserve
0.35km² 0.35km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4238
Kao Island
National Park
0.00km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 2001 315594
'Atata Island
Special Management Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547625
Mounu Reef
Sanctuary
0.20km² 0.20km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 18282
Ha'atafu Beach
Reserve
0.71km² 0.71km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4239
'Eueiki
Multi/Multiple Use Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2008 555547624
Monuafe Island Park and Reef
Reserve
0.50km² 0.46km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4236
'Eua National Park
National Park
0.00km² 0.00km² II Not Reported Designated 1992 28376
Mui Hopo Hoponga Coastal Reserve
Reserve
0.89km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 1972 4235
Malinoa Island Park and Reef
Reserve
0.91km² 0.91km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4237