555542446 WDPA ID
4255.0 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location United Arab Emirates


  • Original Name محمية مروح البحرية للمحيط الحيوي
  • English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2007
  • Sublocation AE-AZ
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD)
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2016
  • BREMi Framework 2013


Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of United Arab Emirates Updated: 2020 Director, Biodiversity Department, Environment Affair and Nature Conservation Sector, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Marawah from the World Database of Protected Areas, May 2022. Available at: