H Dh. Neykurendhoo Wetland

HDh. Neykurendhoo

WDPA ID

555697559

Total Area

74.30 ha


Status
Designated
Contact Number

Not listed.

The island of H.Dh Neykurendhoo is formed in such a way that on the majority of its Southeast side are mangroves and wetlands. Although the island is 162 hectares, people only inhabit 31 hectares of it. The mangroves and wetlands cover make up 28.3 hectares. From the 14 types of mangroves we see in Maldives, 6 types of mangroves can be seen in this area. A large number of migrating birds visit this area in the Southeast Monsoon (iruvai moosun). Moreover, this area is also home to different types of crabs and other creatures.

Attributes

Protected Area Category
  • Category 7 - Protected Area with Sustainable Use
Date of Protection:
30 December 2018

Bookings

Activities
No activities.

Resources

HDh. Keylakunu, HDh. Neykurendhoo Mangrove and Ha.Alif Baarah Mangrove

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2018_ HDh. Keylakunu, HDh. Neykurendhoo Mangrove, Ha.Alif Baarah Mangrove_EN

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Mangrove Dieback in HA. Kelaa and HDh. Neykurandhoo

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HDh. Neykurendhoo Social Survey Report

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Hdh. Neykurendhoo Technical Report

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