Cayos Miskitos y Franja Costera Inmediata

12667 WDPA ID
8567.29 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Nicaragua


  • Original Name Cayos Miskitos y Franja Costera Inmediata
  • English Designation Marine Biological Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Ia
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1991
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Ministerio del Ambiente y Los Recursos Naturales (MARENA)
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Sistema Nacional de Areas Protegidas (SINAP) de Nicaragua, Reservas de Biosferas y Sitios RAMSAR Updated: 2020 Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales (MARENA), Nicaragua, Dirección General de Patrimonio Natural y Biodiversidad (DGPNyB)

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Cayos Miskitos y Franja Costera Inmediata from the World Database on Protected Areas, March 2023. Available at: