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EDUCATION
& OUTREACH

Investing in our future

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Our eyes and ears on the reef

Our patrol program facilitates the enforcement of Honduran environmental laws, regulations, and best practices. The program consists of five patrol boats manned by Park Rangers and the Honduran Navy. Our goal is to have all 5 boats monitor Roatan's water 7 days a week during daylight hours, in addition to night patrols when needed. Protecting key species such as corals, turtles, sharks, conch, lobster, and parrotfish is vital to ensure that our reefs stay healthy. Without our patrols, these species would surely vanish.

With over 150kms of coastline, our patrols monitor Roatan's waters, support the Navy to enforce fishing regulations, and respond to reports and requests as required. Additionally, we have a user-friendly application available on smartphones that allow the community to report any criminal or damaging activity that poses a threat to the MPA. (IPatrol)

Please make a report if you suspect individuals using spearguns or pole spears (lionfish spearing permits are available for snorkelers and divers), fish and lobster traps, and any nets other than cast nets. The removal of turtle, shark, lobster, conch, parrotfish, tang, and coral is also prohibited and should be reported.

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Our patrol program facilitates the enforcement of Honduran environmental laws, regulations, and best practices. The program consists of five patrol boats manned by Park Rangers and the Honduran Navy. Our goal is to have all 5 boats monitor Roatan's water 7 days a week during daylight hours, in addition to night patrols when needed. Protecting key species such as corals, turtles, sharks, conch, lobster, and parrotfish is vital to ensure that our reefs stay healthy. Without our patrols, these species would surely vanish.

With over 150kms of coastline, our patrols monitor Roatan's waters, support the Navy to enforce fishing regulations, and respond to reports and requests as required. Additionally, we have a user-friendly application available on smartphones that allow the community to report any criminal or damaging activity that poses a threat to the MPA. (IPatrol)

Please make a report if you suspect individuals using spearguns or pole spears (lionfish spearing permits are available for snorkelers and divers), fish and lobster traps, and any nets other than cast nets. The removal of turtle, shark, lobster, conch, parrotfish, tang, and coral is also prohibited and should be reported.