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UNEP-WCMC and IUCN 2023,
Protected Planet: The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)/The Global Database on Protected Areas Management Effectiveness (GD-PAME),
Mar 2023, Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC and IUCN.
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WDPA ID: 555645480

Co-Management Area

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Original Name: Ngkesol Barrier Reef
IUCN Category: VI
Country: Palau
Status: Designated
Status Year:
Green List: No
Governance Type: Shared Governance
Ownership Type: Not Reported
Locally Managed: No
Reported Area: 109.674 km²
Point: No
No Take Status: All
No Take Area: 109.67 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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