Raja Ampat’s Underwater Biodiversity

Posted on 18 May 2017

Papua Paradise Black Manta

Today, Raja Ampat covers 9.8 million acres of land and sea, an archipelago that comprises over 1,500 small islands that surround the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau. Thanks to its splendid location in the Coral Triangle and unique position between the Indian and Pacific Oceans, it is now home to the richest marine biodiversity on earth. One of the fact diving in Raja Ampat are the best marine live in the world. Survey from the Nature Conservancy and Conservation International say that around 75 percent of the world’s species live here. (more…)

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