Asian Diver (English)
THE NUSA PENIDA MARINE PROTECTED AREA
Multi-Use with No-Take Zones Established: 2010 The beautiful islands of the Nusa Penida MPA, with their rugged shorelines and luxuriant underwater landscapes, are just a short trip away from Bali. The islands are a reef lover’s paradise, home to manta rays, sunfish and turtles. The Nusa Penida MPA covers an area of
20,057 hectares around Nusa Penida and two smaller neighbouring islands, Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan. The area is host to 296 species of coral and 576 species of reef fish, including five species previously unknown to science.