Banc d'Arguin in Mauritania

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Reported Area

12075.0 km²

Data Provider

Insititut Géographique National - Paris, France

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

IMET 2016

MPA MEE 2003

RAPPAM 2009, 2007

Birdlife IBA 2001

Enhancing Our Heritage 2009


Original Name Banc d'Arguin

English Designation National Park

IUCN Management Category II

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1978


Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable