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Marine Habitats

Tristan da Cunha marine habitats Tristan’s waters are rich with marine life. Lobsters hide in the rockpool crevices, fish shoal in the Giant Kelp forests, sharks feed on the nutrient rich seamounts and tuna hunt in the open ocean. Marine…

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About Tristan da Cunha

Tristan da Cunha island (c) Andy Schofield Tristan da Cunha is a group of volcanic islands in the South Atlantic Ocean. The Tristan archipelago is located 2,800km (1,750 miles) from South Africa. The island is circular in shape with an…

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The Marine Protection Zone

The journey to our Marine Protection Zone began in 2010 when the Tristan da Cunha community started discussing how to protect our pristine ocean. We were already managing our lobster fishery sustainably, but we wanted to go further.

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Marine life

Tristan islands team with numerous species of fish and invertebrates, of which the Crayfish is harvested commercially.

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