Marine Protected Area (Penrhyn)

555624907 WDPA ID
32766.0 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Cook Islands


  • Original Name Marine Protected Area (Penrhyn)
  • English Designation Marine Conservation Zone
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2017
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Collaborative governance
  • Management Authority Marae Moana Council
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Cook Islands Updated: 2020 National Environment Service (NES) via Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

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