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MPA's for the country Portugal
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Arrábida Nature Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1976 108.2
Arriba Fossil de Costa de Caparica Protected Landscape
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1984 15.88
Berlenga Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1981 0.780
Dunas de S. Jacinto Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1979 6.660
Estuario do Sado Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1980 231.6
Estuário do Sado Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 255.9
Estuario do Tejo Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1976 145.6
Estuário do Tejo Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1980 145.6
Lagoa de St.André et Lagoa de Sancha Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 26.38
Litoral de Esposende Protected Landscape
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 4.400
Ria de Alvor Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 14.54
Ria Formosa Nature Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 184.0
Ria Formosa Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1980 160.0
Sapais de Castro Marim Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 22.35
Sintra-Cascais Nature Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1981 145.8
Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentica Nature Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1988 747.9







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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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