Peru - Marine protected areas as a share of territorial waters

8.0 (%) in 2022

Peru marine protected areas was at level of 8 % in 2022, up from 0.5 % previous year.

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What is marine protected areas?

Marine protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment.

What is Peru marine protected areas?