Biodiversity in Norfolk Island (NFK)
  FishBase Complete Literature Reference
Species Families Species Families
Marine 307 159 Yes 254 Allen, G.R., 1989
Freshwater 1 1 Yes
Total 307 161 Yes
Geography and Climate Norfolk Island is located in Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia. Area comparatively about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC. Coastline: 32 km Maritime claims: exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm territorial sea: 3 nm Climate: subtropical, mild, little seasonal temperature variation Terrain: volcanic formation with mostly rolling plains Elevation extremes: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m highest point: Mount Bates 319 m Natural resources: fish Land use: arable land: NA% permanent crops: NA% permanent pastures: 25% forests and woodland: NA% other: 75% (1993 est.) Irrigated land: NA sq km Natural hazards: typhoons (especially May to July) Environment—current issues: NA Environment—international agreements: party to: NA signed, but not ratified: NA

Ref.  Anonymous, 1999
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