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Proposed HAPCs/MPAs for mesophotic and deepwater coral/sponge habitat and essential fish habitat in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. A proposal to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. GOMFMC Webinar, September 22, 2014

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2014
Title: Proposed HAPCs/MPAs for mesophotic and deepwater coral/sponge habitat and essential fish habitat in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. A proposal to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. GOMFMC Webinar, September 22, 2014.
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Name(s): Reed, John K.
Farrington, Stephanie
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Technical Report
Date Issued: 2014
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Florida
Physical Form: pdf
Extent: 38 p.
Language(s): English
Identifier: FA00007513 (IID)
Note(s): Project Goals: Map & characterize the benthic habitat, macrobenthic biota, and fish populations within and adjacent to newly designated shelf-edge MPAs and CHAPCs off the SE US. Compare with prior and future surveys to better understand long-term health and status of these important deepwater coral/sponge ecosystems. Provide information to resource managers to inform decisions on protected habitats and managed key species.
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Technical Report Number 152
Subject(s): Marine parks and reserves Mexico
Sponges--Mexico, Gulf of
Deep sea corals
Fishes--Habitat
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FA00007513
Host Institution: FAU

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