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Marine reserves with ecological uncertainty

Kompas, Thomas; Lindenmayer, David; Grafton, Quentin

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To help manage the fluctuations inherent in fish populations scientists have argued for both an ecosystem approach to management and the greater use of marine reserves. Support for reserves includes empirical evidence that they can raise the spawning biomass and mean size of exploited populations, increase the abundance of species and, relative to reference sites, raise population density, biomass, fish size and diversity. By contrast, fishers often oppose the establishment and expansion of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82575
Source: Bulletin of Mathematical Biology
DOI: 10.1016/j.bulm.2004.11.006

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