Cuevas de Paraguaná

555705239 WDPA ID
0.72 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)


  • Original Name Cuevas de Paraguaná
  • English Designation Wildlife Sanctuary (SFS)
  • IUCN Management Category III
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2008
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ecosocialismo (MINEC)
  • Management Plan No
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected areas of Venezuela Updated: 2020 Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ecosocialismo (MINEC); Instituto Nacional de Parques (INPARQUES), Venezuela

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Cuevas de Paraguaná from the World Database on Protected Areas, February 2024. Available at: