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The state of U.S. marine managed areas West coast
  • Published Date:
    2008
Filetype[PDF - 3.02 MB]


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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Marine Protected Areas Center (U.S.)
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  • Description:
    Executive summary -- Introduction -- National inventory methods -- How to use this report -- A regional perspective: West Coast -- California: a state perspective -- Oregon: a state perspective -- Washington: a state perspective -- conclusions -- Glossary: abbreviated terms -- Appendix I: final MMA inventory criteria.

    Report describes characteristics of west coast marine managed areas (MMAs), showing how these types of place-based conservation are widely used in the west coast region. Summarizes how these MMAs are used to conserve marine resources and ecosystems, and contains the best available information on the purpose, management approach, and location of MMAs of the coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington. The report is intended to be combined with other regional analysis to provide the foundation for an effective national system of MPAs.

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