Bar Reef Marine

62936 WDPA ID
306.7 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Sri Lanka


  • Original Name Bar Reef Marine
  • English Designation Sanctuary
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1992
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Department of Wildlife Conservation
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected areas in Sri Lanka Updated: 2015 Forest Department of Sri Lanka

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Bar Reef Marine from the World Database on Protected Areas, February 2024. Available at: