The people of Larat Island lives on the west, north and east coast. Most of the people work as dry land farmer and fisherman. Main comodities are coconut, coffee, kapok and cashew.
Information from this area is very limited, but predicted has restricted-range bird species. Tanimbar Starling Aplonis crassa is the one of the restricted-range bird present in this area, which only recorded in Larat Island and Tanimbar Tengah.
Non-bird biodiversity: Dendrobium phalaenopsis, Chelonia mydas, Dugong dugong, Birgus latro (Monk et.al.1997).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pulau Larat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2021.