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List of 8 records

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1. Resources Overview: Red Sea - Gulf of Aden, Egypt. Egypt’s extensive coastline incorporates a significant proportion and a considerable range of the coral reefs found in the Red Sea, including a small number of reefs and islands lying in deep water a...
Egypt’s extensive coastline incorporates a significant proportion and a considerable range of the coral reefs found in the Red Sea, including a small number of reefs and islands lying in deep water at some distance from the continental shelf. Human a...


2. Resources Overview: Red Sea - Gulf of Aden, Eritrea. The reefs of Eritrea are extensive and suffered little human impact before the 1990s. Since then there have been small increases in both the coastal population and fisheries. Commercial trawlers, i...
The reefs of Eritrea are extensive and suffered little human impact before the 1990s. Since then there have been small increases in both the coastal population and fisheries. Commercial trawlers, including licensed vessels operating from Saudi Arabia...


3. Resources Overview: Southern Tropical America, Ecuador. A few coral communities occur on the mainland coast of Ecuador and one true reef at Machalilla. However, it is in the Galapagos Islands that reefs are best developed. This archipelago is influen...
A few coral communities occur on the mainland coast of Ecuador and one true reef at Machalilla. However, it is in the Galapagos Islands that reefs are best developed. This archipelago is influenced by a major surface current, the South Equatorial Cur...


4. Resources Overview: Mesoamerica, El Salvador. The most important coral assemblages in this Pacific coast country are 11 km south of Acajutla, Sonsonate, at Los Cobanos. These are not true reefs, but groups of isolated colonies growing on rocky substr...
The most important coral assemblages in this Pacific coast country are 11 km south of Acajutla, Sonsonate, at Los Cobanos. These are not true reefs, but groups of isolated colonies growing on rocky substrata. The area at Los Cobanos is extremely turb...


5. Resources Overview: Eastern Africa, Eastern Africa. -Many reefs have shown good recovery after the massive losses in 1998 but recovery was slowed on other reefs by fishing and other ecological factors, including COTS infestations; -The management of...
-Many reefs have shown good recovery after the massive losses in 1998 but recovery was slowed on other reefs by fishing and other ecological factors, including COTS infestations; -The management of coral reefs is improving with more MPAs and increas...


6. Resources Overview: Eastern Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean. ABSTRACT -The marine environments of these small and predominantly mountainous islands are all threatened by similar stressors: sediment runoff from the steep volcanic slopes; rapid developm...
ABSTRACT -The marine environments of these small and predominantly mountainous islands are all threatened by similar stressors: sediment runoff from the steep volcanic slopes; rapid development, particularly from the tourism sector; nutrient pollut...


7. Resources Overview: Eastern Caribbean, Eastern Caribbean. The Lesser Antilles are a semi-circular chain of islands from 18oN to 11oN and 59oW to 70oW and form the western boundary to the Caribbean Sea. Anguilla is the most northerly at 18o35`N; the F...
The Lesser Antilles are a semi-circular chain of islands from 18oN to 11oN and 59oW to 70oW and form the western boundary to the Caribbean Sea. Anguilla is the most northerly at 18o35`N; the French West Indies (FWI) lie between 18°00` and 14°20`N and...


8. Resources Overview: Eastern Africa, Eastern Africa. Coral reefs of the East African coast cover a range of 40° of latitude between the cool upwellings of the Somali Current (10°N) to the cool temperate waters of the Agulhas Current (30°S), and are fe...
Coral reefs of the East African coast cover a range of 40° of latitude between the cool upwellings of the Somali Current (10°N) to the cool temperate waters of the Agulhas Current (30°S), and are fed by warm waters of the South Equatorial Current tha...


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