555575163 WDPA ID
0.29 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Japan


  • Original Name 西之島
  • English Designation National Wildlife Protection Area
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2008
  • Sublocation JP-13
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Ministry of the Environment
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. National Wildlife Protection Area of Japan Updated: 2021 Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan

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