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MPA's for the country United Arab Emirates
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Abu Dhabi mangrove and coastal wetland Reserve
Recommended

Designation Status: - Recommended

Site has been recommended informally as an MPA

15.00
Jabal Ali Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Sanctuary
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

80.00
Khor Kalba Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

Marawah BR Marine Biosphere Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2001 4,255
Merawwah islands Reserve
Recommended

Designation Status: - Recommended

Site has been recommended informally as an MPA

Rams lagoon Reserve
Recommended

Designation Status: - Recommended

Site has been recommended informally as an MPA

Ras Al Khawr Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Sanctuary
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

6.200
Zirkuh island Bird Sanctuary
Recommended

Designation Status: - Recommended

Site has been recommended informally as an MPA








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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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