Soya-Rumoi Oki Kaiiki

555621442 WDPA ID
18113.24 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Japan


  • Original Name 宗谷・留萌沖海域
  • English Designation Area designated by prefecture, fishery operator group, etc.
  • IUCN Management Category VI
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1972
  • Sublocation JP-01
  • Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Hokkaido Prefecture
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Area designated by prefecture of Japan Updated: 2021 Fishery Agency, Government of Japan

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Soya-Rumoi Oki Kaiiki from the World Database on Protected Areas, June 2024. Available at: