There are 14 settlements on the coastal area. This area is a hunting and forest product collection site for local people. Most of the people work as farmer and fisherman. Main comodities are clove, nutmeg and coconut for copra.
Non-bird biodiversity: Cervus timorensis moluccensis, Hydrosaurus amboinensis, Phalanger orientalis and Spilocuscus maculatus chryssorhous (BKSDA Wilayah VIII Maluku-Irian Jaya 1996, Hitipeuw & Tuhumury 1999).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Sahuwai. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023.