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Title The state of the Nation's marine managed areas [electronic resource] : place-based conservation in West Coast waters.

Imprint [Silver Spring, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 2007]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Fed Docs - Online Documents  C 55.2:M 33/12    ---  Available
Description 6 p. : digital, PDF file
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web from the NOAA MPA web site.
System requirements: Internet browser; Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Note Title from title screen (viewed on June 6, 2007).
Summary Provides information on trends in location, size, purpose, and management of existing marine managed areas on the U.S. west coast, covering the states of Washington, Oregon, and California. Notes that fewer than 0.1% of those MMAs are no-take, while others allow at least some fishing activity. Analyzes results in terms of levels of protection, impacts on fishing, and conservation focus, and notes results are intended to inform effective conservation and management of marine ecosystems in the area, as well as to provide the foundation for designing an effective national system of marine protected areas.
Contents Marine managed areas in the U.S. -- MMAs in West Coast regional waters (0 - 200 nautical miles) -- MMAs in state waters (0 - 3 nautical miles) -- The emerging picture of place-based marine management on the West Coast -- For additional information.
Subject Marine parks and reserves -- Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Marine parks and reserves -- Pacific Coast (U.S.) -- Management.
Marine ecosystem management -- Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Marine resources conservation -- Pacific Coast (U.S.)
Added Author National Marine Protected Areas Center (U.S.)
Gpo Item No. 0250-E-02 (online)
Sudoc No. C 55.2:M 33/12

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