Wallis and Futuna are geologically very young islands (2 million years) and have a limited surface area, therefore their biodiversity is relatively modest.
The territory is home to 350 species of vascular plants (7 endemic). The birdlife consists of 25 nesting species (15 terrestrial and 10 marine). Wallis and Futuna also has 52 types of coral, 648 species of fish and 310 species of mollucs. Read more