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MPA's for the country Venezuela
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Archipiélago de las Aves National Park
Proposed

Designation Status: - Proposed

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

Archipiélago Los Roques National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1972 2,211
Archipiélago Los Roques Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 2,132
Cerros Matasiete y Guayamurí Natural Monument
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 16.72
Ciénaga de Los Olivitos Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 260.0
Ciénaga Los Olivitos Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 222.0
Cuare Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1972 118.5
Cuare Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1988 120.0
Delta del Orinoco Biosphere Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 8,765
Guarapiche Forest Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1963 3,700
Henri Pittier National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1937 1,070
Isla de Aves Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1972 1,580
Laguna de la Restinga National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 171.8
Laguna de la Restinga Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 52.48
Laguna de las Marites Natural Monument
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 36.74
Laguna de Tacarigua National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 391.0
Laguna de Tacarigua Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 92.00
Lagunas de Los Patos (Complejo lagunar San Luis) Littoral Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 1.500
Médanos de Coro National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 912.8
Mochima National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1973 949.4
Morrocoy National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 320.9
San Esteban National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1987 435.0
Tetas de María Guevara Natural Monument
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 16.70
Turuépano National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 700.0







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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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