Galápagos Marine Reserve ,surface: 133.000 km2 from Top Protected Areas

Galápagos Marine Reserve ,surface: 133.000 km2 1 100x100

Galápagos Islands are located 1.000 km off the coast of Ecuador.This reserve is the habitat for numerous species of sharks,whales,turtles,fish and marine stingrays.What is specific about this area is that it is a place where warm and cold sea currents,and also salt and fresh water mix ,which is why its population is comprised of some really unusual species.This is where Charles Darwin researched the development of species,which he published in his “Theory of Evolution”.The greatest threat for biodiversity of Galapagos is illegal fishing which mostly endangers lobster, sea ​​cucumber, tuna and some species of shark.


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