Declared Areas

There are five non-hunting areas located in the coastal zone, with total area of 1,031 square kilometers (As shown in Table ). Besides, nine non-hunting areas located within the administrative districts closed to the coast. Two of them, Khao Muang Kluang in Ranong  and Bor Lor in Nakhon Si Thammart, are being prepared to be announced as a non-hunting areas.

 

Table  List of Non-hunting Areas  

Non-Hunting Areas

Provinces

Area (Km2)

Declared Date

Non-Hunting Areas Located In The Coastal Area
  1. Thale Noi  

Pattalung, Songkhla, Nakhon Si Thammarat

457

18 February 1975
  1. Laem Ta Lum Pook

Nakhon Si Thammarat

56.73

15 December 1983
  1. Thung Talay

Krabi

49.01

26 September 1994
  1. Kung Kraben

Chantaburi

18.19

21 July 1999
  1. Mu Ko Li Bong

Trang

450

27 March 2009
Non-Hunting Areas Located within the Coastal Administrative Districts
  1. Bang Pra

Chonburi

18.56

8 June 1976
  1. Khoa Tha Pet

Surat Thani

4.65

26 July 1977
  1. Khoa Pra Taw

Phuket

22.28

8 July 1980
  1. Rang Kai

Pattani

0.25

15 December 1983
  1. Shi Oan

Chonburi

3.68

12 March 1985
  1. Khoa Pa Chang- Laem Khang

Songkhla

235

21 May 1985
  1. Khoa Reng

Songkhla

109.20

6 October 1987
  1. Khao Muang Kluang

Ranong

131.04

In the declaration process
  1. Bor Lor

Nakhon Si Thammarat

103.20

In the declaration process

Source: Department of Coastal and Marine Resources (B.E.2555a)

Figure  Examples of Non-hunting Areas in Thailand 

Sources: http://www.fisheries.go.th/cf-kung_krabaen/picture/kkb_198.jpg

http://beetravel06.blogspot.com/2012/09/blog-post_781.html

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