Laguna Tortuguero Natural Reserve

555672150 WDPA ID
12.65 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Puerto Rico


  • Original Name Laguna Tortuguero Natural Reserve
  • English Designation Marine Protected Area
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1980
  • Sublocation US-PR
  • Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority State Department of Conservation
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS 2.1) Updated: 2021 U.S. Geological Survey | Science Analytics and Synthesis | Gap Analysis Project (GAP) | Protected Areas Database of the United States 2.1

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