This serial site contains six marine groups that represents the main diversity of coral reefs and connects ecosystems in the French pacific ocean archipelago of new Caledonia and one of the three most covering reef systems in the world. These lagoons are of exceptional natural beauty. They feature an exceptional diversity of coral and fish species and a continuum of habitats from mangroves to seagrasses with the world’s most diverse concentration of reef structures. The lagoon of new Caledonia display intact ecosystems, with healthy populations of large predators, and a great number and diversity of big fish. They provide habitat to a number of representative or threatened marine species such as turtles, whales and Dugongs whose population here is the third largest in the world.