Umm Al Aish Reef (Taylor Rock)

61892 WDPA ID
5.49 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Kuwait


  • Original Name (قطعة أم العيش (صخرة تايلور
  • English Designation Coral Reef Area
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Proposed
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1997
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Kuwait Updated: 2016 Environmental Monitoring Information System of Kuwait (eMISK), Environmental Inspection, Monitoring and Emergency Department (EIMED), Biodiversity and Living Resources Department, Environment Public Authority (EPA), Kuwait

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Umm Al Aish Reef (Taylor Rock) from the World Database on Protected Areas, December 2022. Available at: