Ocean Ports of Call

Derawan Islands - Indonesia Highlights:
Marine biodiversity
The Derawan Islands are located off the north-eastern coast of Borneo in the province of East Kalimantan in Indonesia. It is a global biodiversity hotspot, featuring 872 species reef fishes corals (507 species), and invertebrates, including a considerable number of protected species (5 giants clam species, 2 sea turtles, coconut crab, etc). Some of the islands suffer turtle eggs exploitation because its the largest green turtle nesting site in the area. There are two inhabited islands, namely Derawan (1 village of 1,259 people) and Maratua (4 villages of 2,704 people) with fishing as the main income generating activity for the community. As a world class dive tourism destination, there are 3 international dive resorts on Derawan Islands, while more additional resorts or facilities are in the planning process.

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