Yalgoo (biogeographic region)

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The IBRA regions, with Yalgoo in red

Yalgoo is an interim Australia bioregion located in Western Australia,[1][2] comprising 5,087,577 hectares (12,571,680 acres).[3]

In the IBRA system it has the code of (YAL), and it has two sub-regions:

The region is also part of the larger Southwest Australia savanna ecoregion, as classified by the World Wildlife Fund.[5]

IBRA regions and subregions: IBRA7
IBRA region / subregion IBRA code Area States Location in Australia
Yalgoo YAL 5,087,577 hectares (12,571,680 acres) WA IBRA 6.1 Yalgoo.png
Edel YAL01 1,588,634 hectares (3,925,600 acres)
Tallering YAL02 3,498,943 hectares (8,646,080 acres)

See also[edit]

Shark Bay, Western Australia


  1. ^ Environment Australia. "Revision of the Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) and Development of Version 5.1 - Summary Report". Department of the Environment and Water Resources, Australian Government. Archived from the original on 5 September 2006. Retrieved 31 January 2007. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ IBRA Version 6.1 data
  3. ^ "Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA7) regions and codes". Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Commonwealth of Australia. 2012. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  4. ^ Shark Bay terrestrial reserves and proposed reserve additions: draft management plan: Bioregions and Figure 4: IBRA sub-regions of the Shark Bay Area (map). Department of Environment and Conservation; Conservation Commission of Western Australia. Bentley, W.A.: Dept. of Environment and Conservation. 2007. pp. 37–39.
  5. ^ "Southwest Australia savanna". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund.

Further reading[edit]

  • Thackway, R and I D Cresswell (1995) An interim biogeographic regionalisation for Australia : a framework for setting priorities in the National Reserves System Cooperative Program Version 4.0 Canberra : Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Reserve Systems Unit, 1995. ISBN 0-642-21371-2