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UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2020,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Aug 2020, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
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WDPA ID: 4244

Marine Reserve

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Original Name: Palolo Deep
IUCN Category: IV
Country: Samoa
Status: Designated
Status Year: 1979
Green List: No
Governance Type: Shared Governance
Ownership Type: Not Reported
Locally Managed: No
Reported Area: 0.220 km²
Point: Yes
No Take Status: Not Reported
No Take Area: 0.00 km²
Marine: Yes
Management Plan: Not Reported

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.

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