Tubli Bay

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Tubli Bay

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  • Area: 
    1,610 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    26°11'N 50°34'E
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Tubli Bay. 27/10/97; 1,610 ha; 26°11'N 050°34'E. State-owned; Natural Reserve at Ras Sand. A sheltered bay with extensive intertidal mud/sand flats south of the capital city Manama. The only remaining natural mangrove stand in the country is located at Ras Sand in the southwest corner of the site. Important nursery area for commercially-important prawns and fish. An important staging and wintering area for up to 45 species of waterbirds. Land use within and around the site is limited to small-scale commercial fishing, recreation and cultivation. Ramsar site no. 921. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Northeast corner of the main island of Bahrain

  • National legal designation: 
    • natural reserve - Ras Sand
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