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MPA's for the country Panama
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Arhipiélago Bocas del Toro Other Area
Recommended

Designation Status: - Recommended

Site has been recommended informally as an MPA

Cerro Hoya National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1984 334.5
Coiba National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 2,700
Coiba Special Marine Protection Zone
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2004 1,607
Darién National Park World Heritage Site
World Heritage Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1981 5,970
El Golfo de Montijo Wetland
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 864.7
Golfo de Chiriquí National Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 212.2
Golfo de Montijo Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1990 807.7
Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1988 130.7
Isla de Cañas Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 242.5
Isla de Taboga e Isla de Urabá Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1984 3.620
Isla Escudo de Veraguas Other Area
Recommended

Designation Status: - Recommended

Site has been recommended informally as an MPA

0
Isla Iguana Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1981 1.480
Islas de las Perlas National Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

102.0
Parque Nacional Fronterizo Darién Biosphere Reserve
UNESCO-MAB*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1983 5,970
Peñon de la Honda Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1982 34.00
Playa de la Barqueta Agrícola Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 62.39
Portobelo National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1976 358.4
Punta Patiño Wetland
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 132.0
Punta Patiño Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 138.1
San San - Pond Sak Wetland
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 174.0
San San - Pond Sak Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 164.1
Sarigua National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1984 46.63







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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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