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Record number 478065
Title The potential Outstanding Universal Value and natural heritage values of Bonaire National Marine Park: an ecological perspective
Author(s) Beek, I.J.M. van; Cremer, J.S.M.; Meesters, H.W.G.; Becking, L.E.; Langley, J.M.
Source Den Helder : IMARES (Report / IMARES Wageningen UR C145/14) - 51
Department(s) Maritiem
Ecosystemen
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2014
Keyword(s) mariene gebieden - nationale parken - koraalriffen - caribisch gebied - bonaire - marine areas - national parks - coral reefs - caribbean - bonaire
Categories Marine Ecology
Abstract The Bonaire National Marine Park is an outstanding example of a fringing coral reef that has evolved to one of the most diverse reef in the Caribbean. The Bonaire Marine Park, protected since 1979 and declared a National Park in 1999, includes one of the healthiest coral reef in the Caribbean and two Ramsar sites which include mangrove forests and seagrass meadows, globally important for 4 species of endangered species of marine turtles and at least 29 species of migratory waterbirds and a nursery habitat for many reef fish species.
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