Site Ramsar Odzala Kokoua

Site Ramsar Odzala Kokoua

  • Pays: 
    Congo
  • Numéro du site: 
    2080
  • Superficie: 
    1'300'000 ha
  • Date d’inscription: 
    18-09-2012
  • Coordonnées: 
    00°55'N 14°52'E
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Site Ramsar Odzala Kokoua. 18/09/2012; Cuvette-Ouest, Sangha; 1,300,000 ha; 00°56'00"N 014°52'00"E. National Park. With permanent freshwater rivers surrounded by very dense seasonally flooded freshwater swamp forests and ponds, the site is characterised by semi-evergreen forests, swamp forests, saline marshes, shrubs and a rich savannah forest. The diversity of forest types provide a habitat for a wide range of species including the Lion (Panthera leo) and Buffalo (Syncerus caffer), which are savannah species, and forest primates such as the Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and Western lowland Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla), all listed in the IUCN Red List of threatened species. It supports 25 families and over 150 species of indigenous fishes and 108 migratory fish species, as well as 1,062 plant species, including several endemic species, usually harvested by the local population for food and trading in nearby towns. The main activities carried out in the site are agriculture, aquaculture, hunting, and harvesting of non-timber forest products. It is also an eco-touristic site and an ecological research ground. Ramsar site no. 2080. Most recent RIS information 2012.

Région administrative: 
Sangha, Cuvette-Ouest

  • Inscriptions légales internationales générales: 
    • Bien du patrimoine mondial
  • Inscription légale nationale: 
    • Parc National
  • Date de dernière publication: 
    18-09-2012

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