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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.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.

WDPA ID: 555547900

Locally Managed Marine Area

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Original Name: Whal Island
IUCN Category: Not Reported
Country: Papua New Guinea
Status: Designated
Status Year: 1997
Green List: No
Governance Type: Governance by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities
Ownership Type: Not Reported
Locally Managed: No
Reported Area: 0.070 km²
Point: No
No Take Status: Part
No Take Area: 0.02 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.

Source: from ProtectedPlanet.net.