Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

555542772 WDPA ID
2041.27 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location United States Minor Outlying Islands


  • Original Name Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge
  • English Designation Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2011
  • Sublocation US-HI
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Management plan is not implemented and not available
  • International Criteria (ii)(iv)(v)(vi)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2020 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge from the World Database on Protected Areas, April 2023. Available at: