A marine protected area is a zone designated as a no-fishing or limited fishing or harvest area. This is a resource management practice that may be used when the marine resources are at risk due to human and natural activities such as over-fishing, habitat destruction, invasive species, and/or climate change.

Marine protected area

A marine protected area is a zone designated as a no-fishing or limited fishing or harvest area. This is a resource management practice that may be used when the marine resources are at risk due to human and natural activities such as over-fishing, habitat destruction, invasive species, and/or climate change.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
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Date Created2015-02-25
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