Subantarctic Antipodes Islands Bioregion

The bioregion’s land area is provided in units of 1,000 hectares. The protection goal is the combined Global Safety Net (GSN1) areas for the component ecoregions. The protection level indicates the percentage of the GSN goal that is currently protected on a scale of 0-10. N/A means data is not available at this time.

  • 88
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 1
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 100%
    Protection Target
  • 10
    Protection Level

The Antipodes bioregion lies just below New Zealand. A group of rocky, volcanic islands dominated by one tundra ecoregion – Antipodes Subantarctic Islands Tundra (196) – this bioregion is an important breeding site for an array of birds. The islands are surrounded by the Moutere Mahue marine reserve.

The Subantarctic Antipodes Islands bioregion is part of the Antarctic Continent & Islands subrealm and is made up of one ecoregion: Antipodes Subantarctic Islands Tundra [1].

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