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MPA's for the country Cayman Islands
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
12 - Mile Bank West Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 3.230
12- Mile Bank East Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 2.580
Bat Cave Beach Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.350
Bloody Bay - Jackson Point (Little Cayman) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 2.480
Booby Pond and Rookery Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 1.920
Bowse Bluff - Rum Point (Grand Cayman) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.590
Cayman Brac East Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.570
Cayman Brac West Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 0.960
Cayman Dive Lodge (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.050
Coral Isle Club (Cayman Brac) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.040
Dick Sessingers Bay - Beach Point (Cayman Brac) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 2.130
Frank Sound RpZ (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 2.210
Grand Cayman East Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.520
Grand Cayman West Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 2.060
Head of Barkers - Flats (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 3.480
Jennifer Bay - Deep Well (Cayman Brac) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.920
Little Cayman East Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 1.540
Little Cayman West Grouper Spawning Site
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 1.410
Little Sound (Grand Cayman) Environmental Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 17.31
Mary's Bay - East Point (Little Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 2.500
No Diving Zone (East) No Diving Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 1.790
No Diving Zone (West) No Diving Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 1.600
North Sound (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 33.68
North West Point - West Bay Cemetery (Grand Cayman) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 1.360
Old Pageant Beach - Sand Cay Apartments (Grand Cayman) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 1.740
Preston Bay - Main Channel MP (Little Cayman) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.920
Radio Mast - Sand Bluff (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 1.560
Salt Water Point - Beach Point RpZ (Cayman Brac) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.270
Scotts Anchorage - White Bay (Cayman Brac) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.450
South Hole Sound (Little Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 3.400
South Sound (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 3.140
Spanish Cove Resort - Jetty (Grand Cayman) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.080
Spott Bay (Cayman Brac) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.110
Spotter Bay - Anchors Point (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.670
Treasure Island Resort - Old Pageant Beach (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 0.360
Victoria House- Treasure Island Resort (Grand Cayman) Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 5.120
West Bay Cemetery - Victoria House (Grand Cayman) Replenishment Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 0.710







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              Please cite the database as:
              Wood, L. J. (2007). MPA Global: A database of the world's marine protected areas. Sea Around Us Project,
              UNEP-WCMC & WWF. www.mpaglobal.org

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