Status and community based conservation of marine turtles in the northern Querimbas Islands (Mozambique)

2003 - 2007


- Cabo Delgado

Situated in the northernmost part of Mozambique, the northern Querimbas Islands support some of the most diverse and pristine coral reefs in the Western Indian Ocean. The community-based turtle conservation programme that we developed on Vamizi Island has facilitated the identification and protection of a key nesting site for the green marine turtle Chelonia mydas in Mozambique, with a mean of 122 nests per year. The area is also used by nesting female and immature hawksbill turtles Eretmochelys imbricata.

- Inglês

- Nenhuma restrição

- Biodiversidade Marinha

- Relatórios, Estudos, Avaliações de Biodiversidade, Linhas de Base

- Identificação, Monitoria, Indicadores e Avaliações;
- Uso Comunitário da Biodiversidade

- Parque Nacional das Qurimbas