Achieving a Scientifically Based Regional System of Marine Protected Areas in the Northwest Straits: A Nearshore Perspective
Presents an investigation of nearshore habitat types of existing marine protected areas (MPAs) along the Northwest Straits and an evaluation of their functionality as components of a potential "de facto" MPA network based upon the following five criteria: representativeness, replication, oceanographic linkage, size, and level of protection.
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MARINE PROTECTED AREA NETWORKS
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