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Taoyuan Guan-Xin Algal Reefs Ecosystem Wildlife Refuge

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Information

Date of foundation July, 07, 2014
Area( hectare ) 315 
Primary Object for Protection Mixed marine and river mouth ecosystems
Scope of Administration This refuge is situated in Baosheng Village of Guanyin Township and Yonghsin and Yongan Villages of Hsinwu Township, Taoyuan County. The total area is 315 hectares. It is divided into the core zone, buffer zone, and sustainable use zone.
Authority in-charge-of Taoyuan County Government

On the Taiwan Proper, the areas that have algal reef are Sanzhi Township of New Taipei City, coastal Taoyuan, and the east coast of the Hengchun Peninsula in Pingtung County. Taoyuan’s algal reefs are the biggest and most complete in Taiwan. They have been in existence for over 4,000 years. The ecosystem nurtures many species. In the world’s many marine ecosystems, it is considered a hot spot for biological diversity and is also one of the most important ecosystems on the northwestern coast of Taiwan. In order to retain the completeness of this precious ecosystem and its landscapes and resources, on July 7, 2014, Taoyuan City Government established the Taoyuan Guan-Xin Algal Reefs Ecosystem Wildlife Refuge, in order to protect its riverside algal reef, coastal ecosystem, and the habitats of birds, wild animals and plants.
 
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