Taka Bonerate National Park is a marine park which includes the Takabonerate atoll islands, located in the Flores Sea, south of Sulawesi island of Indonesia.The area, which consists of the atoll islands and surrounding marine area was granted national park protection status in 1992.In 2015 the Taka Bone Rate National Park has been included in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves.The atoll is of major ecological importance, with rich marine and bird life. The national park is considered to contain some of the world’s highest marine biodiversity. According to the Indonesian Department of Forestry the atoll has 261 species of coral, 295 species of coral fish, 244 species of mollusc and other species such as hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), Pacific ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), and green turtle (Chelonia mydas).
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