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]

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 2006-09-05. Retrieved 2007-01-31. 
  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