Saudi Arabia Signs Dugong MOU

Abu Dhabi , 3 March 2013 - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has confirmed its support towards the protection of dugongs and their vital seagrass habitats by becoming the 26th Signatory State to the CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs and their Habitats throughout their Range (Dugong MOU). The Dugong MOU was signed by Mr. Mohammad Saud Sulayem, Advisor on International Cooperation at the Saudi Wildlife Authority (SWA), on behalf of His Highness Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Mohammad Al-Saud, President of SWA, at a Signing Ceremony held in CMS Office - Abu Dhabi.


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Last updated on 04 September 2014

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Saudi Arabia
Dugong dugon
Species group: 
Marine mammals