303552 WDPA ID
26679.08 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Colombia


  • Original Name Malpelo
  • English Designation Fauna and Flora Sanctuary
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1995
  • Sublocation CO-VAU
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • AEMAPPS 2016
  • METT 2010


Sources (1)

  1. National PA Registry of Colombia-RUNAP Updated: 2022 Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Malpelo from the World Database on Protected Areas, November 2023. Available at: