There are around 8 villages around the area. Most of the people work as farmer and fisherman. Main comodity for plantation are cacao and coconut for copra.
The endemic Masked Owl Tyto nigrobrunnea probably lives in this area. Survey by Davidson et.al. (1991) has not found this bird. The last record was in Tubang east of Taliabu Island (Stones et.al. 1997)
Non-bird biodiversity: Babyrousa babyrousa frosti in Sula Islands except on Lifamatola Island (Flanery 1995). The other important fauna is Cervus timorensis moluccensis (Monk et.al.1997, Hitipeuw & Tuhumury 1999 Obs.pri.).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taliabu Utara. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/07/2019.