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Biodiversity


MARINE BIODIVERSITY

 

Being internationally renowned for UNDERWATER WONDER OF THE WORLD by the famous “National Geographic Society “ and also gain attention from all over the world for its marine diversity as last living Eden.

 

PALAU BIOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE

  • One of the largest portions of species that occur nowhere else in the world.
  • Supports more coral, fish, and other invertebrates per unit area of marine habitat than any other place on Earth.
  • Is home to the most isolated Dugon dugon population in the world.
  • The most plant and animal species in Micronesia.
  • Is home to seven of the nine species of giant clams.
  • Is home to the largest natural lake in Micronesia.
  • Ngermeduu Bay is the largest estuary in Micronesia.
  • One of the largest undisturbed tropical rainforests in Micronesia.
  • The largest number of resident bird species in Micronesia.

The location of this country makes is very bountiful of diverse large variety of marine life. It is told that having three ocean currents converge in Palau waters that makes the numerous ecosystems co-exist in this pristine country. The marine lake, mangroves forest, seagrass beds ,fringing reefs, barriers reefs present in their ecosystem sustain the large variety of species found in Palau.

 

PALAU MARINE SPECIES IN THE RISL

"NO FISHING, NO TAKING, NO HARASSING,NO HARMING,NO CAPTURING, AND NO SELLING"

 

l  NAPOLEON WRASSE

l  BUMP HEAD PARROT FISH

l  SEA COW( DUGONG )

l  HAWKSBILLTURTLENO TAKING FOR THE NEXT 5 YEARS FROM 2015 TO 2020.

l  NAUTILUS

l  GIANT CLAMS

l  SHARK ( BOTTOM DWELLERS AND MID-WATER SHARK)

l  GROUPER FISH (LEOPRDS,LYRETAIL,PANTHERISH OR POLKA

l  MANTA RAY (MANTA ALFREDI AND MANTA BIROSTRIS)

 

Palau is home for plenty endangered marine species and species that only found in this country like the GOLDEN JELLYFISH and some micro fishes.

The diversity of corals in this country is 385 species of Corals and 150 species of Soft Coral in the ROCK ISLAND SOUTHERN LAGON.

 

Palau is truly blessed when it comes to Marine life, and the people really serious in protecting it, so when tourist come in the island Please lets help them Protect and maintain the Pristine Island.

DEPOSIT

Upscale

Open Water