Shark Bay in Australia

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Reported Area

363.34 km²

Data Provider

Australian Department of the Environment and Energy

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available


Original Name Shark Bay

English Designation Marine Park

IUCN Management Category Ia

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 2009

Sublocation AU-WA

Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency

Management Authority AU-WA_DPAW

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable