Sulawesi & Maluku Islands bioregion
- 25,508Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 6Number of Ecoregions
- 75%Protection Target
- 1Protection Level
The Sulawesi & Maluku bioregion, located in the Australasia realm, consist of a large group of Indonesian islands surrounding the Molucca and Banda Seas. Sulawesi, to the west, is the largest island of the group with two major gulfs. The Maluku, to the east, are an archipelago of islands separated from New Guinea by the Halmahera and Seram Seas. The islands are dominated by rainforests with moist deciduous forest in the south, and the bioregion consists of six ecoregions – Sulawesi Montane Rainforests , Sulawesi Lowland Rainforests , Buru Rainforests , Halmahera Rainforests , Seram Rainforests , Banda Sea Islands Moist Deciduous Forests  – totaling approximately 25.5 million hectares of land area.
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