555549150 WDPA ID
0.46 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Kenya


  • Original Name Msambweni
  • English Designation Locally Managed Marine Area
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2011
  • Sublocation KE-300
  • Governance Type Local communities
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. LMMAs of the Western Indian Ocean Database Updated: 2012 Blue Ventures, London, UK

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