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SAMOA PROTECTION COVERAGE

Samoa

99

Protected Area Count

0

Management Effectiveness Assessments

190.54 km² / 132,305.60 km² (0.14%) Protected

Marine

238.02 km² / 2,893.95 km² (8.22%) 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.

UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2021,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Sep 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
Vaitele East Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555697590
Vaitele Fou Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2008 555697591
Vaitele West Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555697592
Malololelei Biodiversity Park
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2016 555697593
Malololelei Recreation
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2015 555697594
Aoolemalo Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2001 555697595
Cornwall
National Park
II Not Reported Designated 2008 555697596
Galagala Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2008 555697597
Tiafau Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2011 555697598
Malaevaalele Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2006 555697599
Loto o Samasoni
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2006 555697600
Taumeasina Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2000 555697601
Lelata Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 1999 555697602
Sinave Reserve
Reserve
IV Not Reported Designated 2004 555697603
Lata
National Park
II Not Reported Designated 2008 555697604
Mauga o Salafai
National Park
II Not Reported Designated 2004 555697605
Cape Puava Forest
Nature Reserve
Not Reported Not Reported Proposed 12805
Fusi-Tafitaola Reef
Other Area
Not Reported Not Reported Proposed 12807
Mount Silisili
Other Area
Not Reported Not Reported Proposed 28498
Matautu Lowland Swamp Forest
Other Area
Not Reported Not Reported Proposed 28507
Papa Palauli
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547704
Tafua Rainforest Reserve
Other Area
0.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1990 18012
Sato'alepai
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 555547724
Sasina
Other Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 313370
Leusoalii Anoama'a
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547697
Faaofi laulu
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547712
Fogatuli
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2005 555547690
Vavau Lepa (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547736
Apai Manono-tai
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 555547672
Salimu Faga (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547715
O Le Pupu Pu'e
Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
50.36km² 0.00km² II www.mnre.gov.ws Designated 1978 555625771
Solosolo Anoama'a
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547728
Safata MPA
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Established 1999 313371
punaoa
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547708
Fagali'i Vaimauga
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547681
Lake Lanotoo
National Park
0.00km² 0.00km² II www.mnre.gov.ws Designated 2003 28496
Tafatafa Falealili (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547730
Saleapaga Lepa (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547713
Vaiusu Faleata
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547734
Lepa (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2002 555547695
Aleipata MPA
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Established 1999 12804
Falealupo Forest Preserve
Reserve
0.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1989 19743
Vailuutai Aana
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547731
Saoluafata Anoama'a
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547718
Sa'anapu-Sataoa
Other Area
0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 1994 28510
Siufaga Faga
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2002 555547726
Vaiee
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547710
Faala Palauli
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547679
Manase
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547699
Palolo Deep
Marine Reserve
0.00km² 0.00km² IV Not Reported Designated 1979 4244
Poutasi Falealili
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547705
Satalafai & Sapulu (Salelologa)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547721
Fausaga
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547711
Auala
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 555547676
Fagamalo
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547682
Aufaga Lepa (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547677
Asau
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547675
Matautu Falelatai
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2004 555547701
Fatuvalu
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547688
Pu'apu'a
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547706
Faleu Manono-uta
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547685
Nofoalii Aana
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547703
Lake Lanotoo
Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
0.00km² 0.00km² II www.mnre.gov.ws Designated 2003 902680
Tafagamanu Lefaga (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547729
Fuailolo'o Mulifanua (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547691
Sapapalii
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547719
Siufaga Falelatai (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2001 555547727
Gagaifo Lefaga
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547692
Vaovai Falealili (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547735
Sataua (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547723
Vaitoomuli
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547733
Satapuala Aana
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547722
O Le Pupu Pu'e
National Park
47.84km² 0.00km² II www.mnre.gov.ws Designated 1978 2559
Sapini Faga (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2006 555547720
Ava o sina
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547707
Faleula
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547686
Eva Anoama'a
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547678
Asaga
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547674
Saletagaloa & Foua (Salelologa)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547714
Lepuiai Manono-tai
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 555547696
Vailima National Reserve
Reserve
0.00km² 0.00km² IV www.mnre.gov.ws Designated 1958 4242
Savaia Lefaga (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547725
Fagasa
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1997 555547683
Apolima-uta (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547673
Salua Manono-tai (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 555547716
Lalovi Mulifanua (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547693
Lelepa
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547694
Neiafu (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547702
Vaisala
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547732
Uafato
Conservation Area
0.00km² 0.00km² VI Not Reported Designated 1994 145498
Matatufu (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2007 555547700
Foailalo
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2000 555547689
Fasito'o-tai
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547687
Fagae'e
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547680
Afaga Tele
Marine Protected Area
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1999 555547709
Falealupo
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1996 555547684
Togitogiga
Reserve
0.00km² 0.00km² V Not Reported Designated 1978 4243
Samatau Falelatai (e)
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 1998 555547717
Lu'ua Faga
Community Based Fishery
0.00km² 0.00km² Not Reported Not Reported Designated 2003 555547698