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Institute for Coastal and Marine Research

Namibia currently has 2 EBSAs solely within its national jurisdiction (listed in blue), shares 4 transboundary EBSAs with other countries/areas beyond national jurisdiction (listed in green), and has 2 new proposed EBSAs (listed in gold).


Peruse the interactive map and select an EBSA from the list below to view more information about the focus area.


  1. Namibe (Kunene-Tigres)
  2. Cape Fria
  3. Walvis Ridge Namibia
  4. Namib Flyway
  5. Namibian Islands
  6. Orange Seamount and Canyon Complex (Orange Shelf Edge)
  7. Orange Cone
  8. Benguela Upwelling System