Sanctuaire Agoa

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Chapter 6. MANAGEMENT

f - Clarify if some species/habitats listed in section III are the subject of more management/recovery/protection measures than others

Habitats


Marine / costal / terrestrial ecosystems Management measures Protection measures Recovery measures Comments/description of measures
Mangroves yes yes no
Coral yes yes no
Sea grass beds yes yes no
Wetlands yes yes no
Forests yes yes yes
Others no no no

Flora


Species from SPAW Annex 3 present in your area Management measures Protection measures Recovery measures Comments/description of measures
Cactaceae: Melocactus intortus no no no
Compositae : Laguncularia racemosa no no no
Cymodoceaceae: Halodule wrightii no no no
Cymodoceaceae: Syringodium filiforme no no no
Hydrocharitaceae: Thalassia testudinum no no no
Hydrocharitaceae: Halophila decipiens no no no
Rhizophoraceae: Rhizophora mangle no no no

Fauna


Species from SPAW Annex 2 present in your area Management measures Protection measures Recovery measures Comments/description of measures
Mammals: Balaenoptera edeni yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Megaptera novaeangliae yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Balaenoptera acutostrata yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Physeter macrocephalus yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Kogia breviceps yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Kogia simus yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Ziphius cavirostris yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Mesoplodon europeaus yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Mesoplodon densirostris yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Orcinus orca yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Feresa attenuata yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Pseudorca crassidens yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Globicephala macrorhynchus yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Peponocephala electra yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Lagenodelphis hosei yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Stenella attenuata yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Stenella frontalis yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Stenella longirostris yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Stenella clymene yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Tursiops truncatus yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Stenella coeruleoalba yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Grampus griseus yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.
Mammals: Steno bredanensis yes yes no JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011 ORDER Order of July 1st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection NOR: DEVL1110724A: For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:   I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.   II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.   III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:   - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;   - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above. The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.

g - Describe how the protected area is integrated within the country’s larger planning framework (if applicable)

 

JORF No 0171 of July 26th, 2011
ORDER
Order of July 1
st 2011 establishing the list of protected marine mammals (all) on the national territory and the procedures for their protection
NOR: DEVL1110724A:
For species of cetaceans and sirenians which the list is set out below, are prohibited on national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction in, and at all times:
  I. - The destruction, mutilation, intentional capture or removal including biological samples, the deliberate disturbance including prosecution or harassment of animals in the wild.
  II. - The destruction, alteration or degradation of breeding sites and resting places for animals. These prohibitions apply to physical or biological factors deemed necessary for the reproduction or the rest of the species, as long as they are actually used or usable in successive rounds of breeding or resting of this species and provided the destruction, alteration or degradation jeopardize the conservation of the species by questioning the fulfillment of biological cycles.
  III. - The possession, transportation, naturalization, peddling, sale or purchase, the commercial use or not of marine mammal specimens collected in the wild:
  - The national territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and jurisdiction under after October 1, 1995;
  - The European territory, and in marine waters under the sovereignty and under the jurisdiction of other Member States of the European Union, after the date of entry into force of the Directive of 21 May 1992 referred to above.
The prohibition of deliberate capture does not apply to accidental capture in fishing gear as defined in Regulation (EC) No 812/2004 mentioned above.

 



h - Zoning, if applicable, and the basic regulations applied to the zones (attach in Annex a copy of the zoning map)

Name Basic regulation applied to the zone

i - Enforcement measures and policies

 

All means available to the State action at sea (navy, customs, marine brigade, means of marine protected areas...).
The means of State action at sea in the Caribbean are the following :


- Navy
2 surveillance frigates with 2 helicopters (Alouette and Panther)
1
BATRAL class landing ship ("Light ferry ship")
1 tugboat
1 patrol boat from the gendarmerie

- Customs
3 ocean-going patrol boats and 6 coastal vessels
2 helicopters
2Cessnas

- Maritime Affairs
6 small boats

- Departemental Gendarmerie
7 coastal craft
2 helicopters

- Public safety
Two helicopters provided by end 2012

- MPA managers
4 boats

j - International status and dates of designation (e.g. Biosphere Reserve, Ramsar Site, Significant Bird Area, etc.)

International status Date of designation
Biosphere reserve yes 2/20/89
Ramsar site yes 12/8/93
Significant bird area no
World heritage site (UNESCO) no
Others: no

k - Site’s contribution to local sustainable development measures or related plans

not evaluated

l - Available management resources for the area

Ressources How many/how much Comments/description
Human ressources Permanent staff 2 Permanent staff : 2 + support from the staff of the French Marine Protected Areas Agency (about 4 people working on the Sanctuary issues) Volunteers : for the monitoring campaign (local NGO's from the four collectivities) Partners : SPAW-RAC, Action de l'Etat en Mer, stakeholders from marine protected areas, NGO's, NOAA, Stellwagen Bank, Dutch Antilles and Ministry of environment of the Nederlands...
Volunteers 20
Partners
Physical ressources Equipments Computer and scientific equipment
Infrastructures Office within the National Park of Guadeloupe
Financial ressources Present sources of funding French Marine Protected Areas Agency (operating costs), SPAW-RAC (scientific mission)
Sources expected in the future French Marine Protected Areas Agency (budget in progress)
Annual budget (USD) 400000

Conclusion Describe how the management framework outlined above is adequate to achieve the ecological and socio-economic objectives that were established for the site (Guidelines and Criteria Section C/V).

Through the conservation of habitats and species of cetaceans, the Agoa sanctuary contributes to the preservation of a natural resource which may promote the development of ecotourism and cultural activities (whale watching, festivals, awareness on the protection of the marine environment ... )