Savannes Bay

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Savannes Bay

  • Country: 
    Saint Lucia
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    24.6 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    13°48'N 60°37'W
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Savannes Bay. 19/02/02; Vieux Fort; 25 ha; 13°48'N 060°37'W. Marine Reserve. Comprises mangrove forest, seagrass beds, and coral reef, long utilized for subsistence-based activities by adjacent communities. The Caribbean spiny lobster (Panulirus argus), the most valuable species in most of the Caribbean islands, occupies the mangrove and seagrass as a nursery and supports the artisanal fisheries particularly during the low period for offshore pelagics. The site is crown land and a marine reserve, and has been included in the proposed Point Sable National Park complex. Ramsar site no. 1171. Most recent RIS information: 2002.

Administrative region: 
Vieux Fort

  • National legal designation: 
    • Marine Reserve
  • Last publication date: 


Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)