The map below is interactive. Hover the cursor
over a protected area for the name and links with information.
Not all areas are linked yet. But I am working on expanding
the amount of information here. Click the main image to
download a larger picture (*.gif file; 63 KB). Scrol down
for the Grouper Spawning Sites. For a more interactive version
of the Protected areas map go to the mapserver.
This map is up to date only up to April 2005.
I am constantly working pdated and corrected versions of
this protected areas map which will be published through
Look for it in September 2005.
The above map does not contain the Spawning Aggregation
Site Reserves that were declared Marine Reserves on October
21, 2003 (SI 162 of 2003). These sites are mapped below.
The specific purpose of these sites is the protection of
spawning sites of the Nassau Grouper (Epinephelus striatus).
Northern Belize Sites left, Southern Belize Sites to the
right. Indicated in red are the protected spawning aggregation
sites. The aguamarine areas are Marine Reserves. Click the
images for larger versions (jpg, 38 and 33 kb).