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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),
Jun 2021, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
Available at: www.protectedplanet.net.

WDPA ID: 555586873

Marine Protected Area

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Original Name: National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa
IUCN Category: V
Country: American Samoa
Status: Designated
Status Year: 1986
Green List: Yes
Governance Type: Governance by Government
Ownership Type: State
Locally Managed: No
Reported Area: 35121.647 km²
Point: No
No Take Status: Part
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.

Source: from ProtectedPlanet.net.