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Status of National Legislation on Marine Mammals in the Wider Caribbean Region

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The Wider Caribbean Region hosts a highly diversified community of marine mammals, with more than 35 species currently identified. Marine mammals are protected species in many countries and through international regulations, especially in the Greater Caribbean Region, since they are all protected under Annex II of the SPAW protocol.

To obtain updated data on the current status of the national legislations on marine mammals protection in the Wider Caribbean Region countries and territories the SPAW-RAC developed and disseminated a survey. Click the links below and discover the result

> Results (English, Spanish and French)