There are three villages around of mangrove forest and behind the Subaim Valley there are 6 units of transmigration area (Dept. Transmigrasi & PPH Maluku 1993).
Ten restricted-range bird species present in this area. Eos squamata has high density in this area than other habitat in Halmahera (Purmiasa 1997a).
Non-bird biodiversity: Dugong dugon lives on seagrass beds infront of the mangrove forest (Purmiasa 1997a).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hutan Bakau Dodaga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/02/2023.