Subantarctic Indian Ocean 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.

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    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
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    Number of Ecoregions
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    Protection Level

The Subantarctic Indian Ocean bioregion consists of four island groupings in the South Indian Ocean, about halfway between the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa and the Antarctic mainland. The islands are unified by one tundra ecoregion – Southern Indian Ocean Islands Tundra [133] – and surrounding marine areas.

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

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