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MPA's for the country Jamaica
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Black River Lower Morass National Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process

72.84
Black River Lower Morass Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 57.00
Bogue Lagoon Fisheries Sanctuary
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1979
Canoe Valley National Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process

20.24
Citron Valley Forest Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1955 0.050
Discovery Bay Marine Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process

Healthshire (Hellshire) Forest Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1950 48.60
John Anderson Forest Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

0
Lover's Leap Forest Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1950 1.750
Middle Morant Cay NR/SciR Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

Montego Bay Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 15.30
Negril Environmental Protection Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 259.0
Ocho Rios Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1966 2.780
Palisadoes-Port Royal Cays National Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process

1.000
Peak Bay Block "A" Forest Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1950 3.030
Peak Bay Block "B" Forest Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1950 1.530
Pedro Bank and Cays Management Area Multiple Use Management Area
Degazetted

Designation Status: - Degazetted

Site is no longer (legally or non-legally) recognised as a marine protected area; site no longer physically exists

1907 10,000
Port Maria Marine Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process

Portland Bight Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 1,876
Portland Bight and Ridge National Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process

8.090
Priory Marine Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process

Unity Hall Marine Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

Site has been proposed as a marine protected area through a formal / legal nomination process








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Citation:  If you intend to use this database for meta-analysis, please contact the project manager.
              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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