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Argo-Rowley Terrace - National Park Zone
There are 13 Australian Marine Parks off the north-west coast of Western Australia that make up the North-west Network.
Covering 335,341 square kilometres, marine parks in the north-west include coral reefs, soft sediments, canyons and limestone pavements.
Wildlife found here include dugongs and species of:
Locals and visitors have the chance to experience such wildlife in unique places, including:
The iconic whale shark is found at Ningaloo, and every year humpback whales migrate through the region to and from their breeding grounds off the Kimberley coast.
Marine parks in the North-west Network
North-west Marine Parks Network Management Plan
A management plan for the North-west Marine Parks Network came into operation on 1 July 2018. See the:
Original data record from World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) via ProtectedPlanet.net [view record on site].