Hifadhi Za Bahari
Hifadhi ya baharini ni eneo lililohifadhiwa ambalo limetengwa kwa uangalifu ili kulinda bayoanuwai na pia daima ni eneo dogo ambapo makazi ya binadamu hayaruhusiwi, matumizi ya rasilimali na madhara yanadhibitiwa na kuwekewa mipaka ili kuhakikisha ulinzi wa maadili ya uhifadhi. Maeneo kama haya yanayolindwa yanaweza kutumika kama maeneo ya marejeleo ya lazima kwa utafiti na ufuatiliaji wa kisayansi.
Zifuatazo ni Hifadhi ya Bahari inayosimamiwa na Kitengo cha Hifadhi na Hifadhi za Wanamaji
Dar es Salaam Marine Reserves System (DMRS) comprises of seven islands of Bongoyo, Pangavini, Fungu Yasin, Mbudya Sinda, Makatobe, and Kendwa. These reserves are managed by Marine Parks and Reserves Unit (MPRU) through Marine Parks and Reserves Act No. 29 of 1994.
Birds These islands have the splendor of being the nocturnal homes of most of the birds that hove over Dar es Salaam city during the day. The reserves save as a stopover of migratory birds during their flight from winter and it is also the nesting sanctuary of the birds.
Fish and Coral Reefs Over 200 species of hard and soft corals are found in these reserves, these are pristine areas for snorkeling and diving. Also more than 300 species of marine fish are found in the reserves.
Coconut Crab The rare Coconut Crab - the largest land crab on earth - is common on Mbudya Island; as its name suggests this crab feeds on coconuts, and is actually able to climb coconut palms, where it is thought to pinch off coconuts with its powerful claws when coconuts are not already available on the ground.