Laguna de La Restinga

145557 WDPA ID
52.48 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)


  • Original Name Laguna de La Restinga
  • English Designation Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1996
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Instituto Nacional de Parques (INPARQUES)
  • Management Plan Si
  • International Criteria (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vii)

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected areas of Venezuela Updated: 2020 Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ecosocialismo (MINEC); Instituto Nacional de Parques (INPARQUES), Venezuela

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Laguna de La Restinga from the World Database of Protected Areas, January 2021. Available at: