Het Lac

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Het Lac

  • Country: 
    Netherlands
  • Site number: 
    199
  • Area: 
    700 ha
  • Designation date: 
    23-05-1980
  • Coordinates: 
    12°06'N 68°13'W
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Overview

Het Lac. 23/05/80; Bonaire; 700 ha; 12°06'N 068°14'W. Underwater Park. A shallow bay of dense sea grass, fringed by mangroves and separated from the sea by coral debris and red algae. The mangroves provide shelter for fish and invertebrates and contribute large quantities of organic debris to the bay, creating highly productive waters. An important feeding area for waterbirds and invertebrates, supporting several species of breeding waterbirds. Ramsar site no. 199.

Administrative region: 
Bonaire

  • National legal designation: 
    • underwater park
  • Last publication date: 
    23-05-1980

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