Roti Rote-Harlu Wildlife Reserve

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Roti-Harlu Wildlife Reserve

Longitude (DD) 123.40563779
Latitude (DD) -10.51141504
Designation Wildlife Reserve
Status Designated
Current Status Not Known
Establishment Year 1993
IUCN Category Not Known
Documented Total Area (ha) 2000

Wildlife HARLU
Basic setting:
Based on the Decree of the Minister of Forestry
Number: 84/Kpts-II/1993
Date: 16 February 1993
Size: 2000 acres
Location:
- government administration lies in West Nusa Tenggara Province
Timur, Kabupaten Kupang, Rote Eastern District,
- The forestry administration is located in East Nusa Tenggara Provincial Forestry Department,
Branch Office in Kupang, NTT Forestry, Forest Resort Pemangkuan
Sub East Rote.
Coordinates:
Situated on 123 “25 ‘North Latitude 42 -ยช 35 south latitude,
Boundary region:
- In the north bordering the Strait of USU,
- South side is bordered by the Timor Sea,
- Bordering West Timor Sea
- East side is bordered by the Timor Sea.
U F U F
The existence of wildlife species mermaid, deer and pelicans are migratory birds
The main consideration determining the function of this area as a wildlife preserve.
F I S I K
Geology:
Type consists of alluvial soil, Mediterranean and bromosol.
Biotic
Vegetation types that dominate the forest Harlu Wildlife, the
is representative of forest ecosystem types of terrain are, consist of forest
natural and mangrove forests.
Flora:
Some tree species (flora) are dominant among the Gewang
(Corypha gebanga), palm (Borrasus flabelifer), Kesambi (Schleichera oleosa),
pandanus (Pandanus tectorius), kedondong forest (Lamea grandus), kepok
(Gossampinus malabarica), fig (Ficus sp), bamboo (Bambusa sp),
Rhizophora sp and Sonneratia sp.
Fauna:
As for the types of fauna found in this area include the deer
timor (Cervus timorensis), cow (Dugong dugong), great-great (Haliaretus
leucogaster), sea pigeons (Sterna sp), eagle (Elanus sp), forest pigeons
(Columba sp), birds pelicans (Pelicanus roseus), alap-alap (Falco moluccensis),
white heron (Egretta sacra), cuckoo (Streptopelia chinensis)
Accessibility:
From Kota Kupang, Harlu Wildlife can be achieved through the
communications as follows:
Sea Line
Line can be reached by sea travel route:
Kupang – New Beach (Rote Island) by ferry boat (about 4 hours),
continued by road to the location.
Land Line
This point can be reached by the following routes:
Pantai Baru – Harlu a distance of about 46 km can be achieved by
public transport with travel time approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.
Manager:
Central KSDA NTT
Jl. Five Palm Pilot Independence
PO. BOX. Kupang, NTT 1014
Tel. / Fax. [0380] 83,221

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