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MPA's for the country Saudi Arabia (Red Sea)
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Abu Duda Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Al Hasani and Libana Islands Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Al Muwailih Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Al-Wajh Bank Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

2,840
Ash-Shu’aybah and Mastaba Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

100.0
Coastline south of Sharm Zubeir Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Farasan Islands Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 3,310
Ghubbat Bal'aksh Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

33.00
Haramil Island Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Humaydah Beach Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Jeddah Salt Marshes Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

100.0
Khawr al Ja'afirah Area and Islands Protected Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Khawr Itwad Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

70.00
Khawr Nahoud Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

33.00
Khor Al Wahla Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Khor Amiq and Raqa Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Maqna North Beach Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Marqa Island Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Marsa al Usalla Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Marsa Umm Misk Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Mastura Beach Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Mersa Tawil Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

North and South Sharm Wasm and Al Quhma and Qadimb Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

North Inner Farasan Bank Reefs and Islands Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

North Outer Farasan Bank Reefs and Islands Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Oreste Point Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Qalib Island Chain Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Qishran Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Ras Abu Madd to Sharm Hasi Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Ras Hatiba Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

450.0
Ras Suwayhil Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

267.0
Sharm al Khaur Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

30.00
Sharm Dumagha and Sharm Antar Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

70.00
Sharm Habban to Sharm Munaybirah Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Sharm Yahar to Saharm Jubba Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Sharm Yanbu Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

50.00
Sharm Zubayr Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

80.00
Shi'b Abu al-Liqa and Shi'b al-Kabir Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

140.0
Shib Al Kabir Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Shi'b Green Reef Complex Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

South Jizan Beach Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

South Qunfidah Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Umm al-Qamari Islands Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1977 2.000
Umm Lajj Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Yanbu City Conservation Area Other Area
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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








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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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