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The Headquarters of ROPME has moved to a new location in Sulabikhat since 7 October 2018. New telephone numbers: 22093939 22093911 22093901.

Marine Biodiversity of the ROPME Sea Area

Biodiversity of the ROPME Sea Area (RSA) consists of a number of different individual species of organisms living in a variety of marine ecosystems. They are ecological, economical and socio-cultural importance, and also conservational importance when they become in threatened levels.  The RSA provides the largest inhabitable space for a variety of fauna and flora. They live in habitat ranging from exposed beaches to the open sea environment which includes the benthic deep and shallow subtidal habitats, intertidal habitats; rocky, sandy and muddy shores; pelagic, mesopelagic and demersal habitats.  The important group of biodiversity of RSA and the conservation management efforts taken to preserve certain biotic resources are briefed in the modules.

The Headquarters of ROPME has moved to a new location in Sulabikhat since 7 October 2018. New telephone numbers: 22093939 22093911 22093901.





2018 Poster Drawing Competition (click Events->News for details)





2018 Nov. Environmental Information





Meeting of the Regional Task Force on Eutrophication and HABs, 16-18 Jan. 2018, Muscat, Oman





Meeting of the Regional Task Force on Climate Change Dimensions in ROPME Sea Area | 10-12 April 2017. Kuwait





Ecotourism Workshop 2017 (see Events->Other Events/Meetings/ 2017 Ecotourism for videos)

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