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List of 7 records

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1. Resources Overview: Southwest Pacific, Tuvalu. Tuvalu is a small archipelago (formerly the Ellice Islands) consisting of five true atolls and four other platform islands with encircling fringing reefs. There are also several other seamounts which may...
Tuvalu is a small archipelago (formerly the Ellice Islands) consisting of five true atolls and four other platform islands with encircling fringing reefs. There are also several other seamounts which may reach within 30 meters of the surface. The lag...


2. Resources Overview: North and East Asia, Taiwan. Taiwan (China) lies relatively far to the north. Nonetheless, it has a number of well developed coral reef communities at the northern edge of the South China Sea, particularly along its southern edge,...
Taiwan (China) lies relatively far to the north. Nonetheless, it has a number of well developed coral reef communities at the northern edge of the South China Sea, particularly along its southern edge, and around offshore islands. Taiwan is particula...


3. Resources Overview: Northern Caribbean, Turks and Caicos Islands. The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are located in the Atlantic Ocean between 21o 00’ and 21o 60’ North Latitude and between 71o 00’ and 71o 30’ West Longitude. These islands are part o...
The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are located in the Atlantic Ocean between 21o 00’ and 21o 60’ North Latitude and between 71o 00’ and 71o 30’ West Longitude. These islands are part of the United Kingdom’s Overseas Territories. There are eight coral...


4. Resources Overview: Southeast and Central Pacific, Tokelau. Tokelau is a group of three small coral atolls, each with numerous islands on its rim. The lagoons are shallow with large numbers of coral outcrops, while the maximum height of the islands i...
Tokelau is a group of three small coral atolls, each with numerous islands on its rim. The lagoons are shallow with large numbers of coral outcrops, while the maximum height of the islands is about 4.5 meters. None of these atolls has a deep channel ...


5. Resources Overview: Eastern Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago. The large island of Trinidad and the nearby Tobago lie well south of the chain of the Lesser Antilles, on the continental shelf of South America. Reef development around Trinidad is severely...
The large island of Trinidad and the nearby Tobago lie well south of the chain of the Lesser Antilles, on the continental shelf of South America. Reef development around Trinidad is severely restricted. The Orinoco River lies to the south and dischar...


6. Resources Overview: Eastern Africa, Tanzania. Like Kenya, the coral reefs of Tanzania support major artisanal fisheries and coastal tourism attracted to the high biological diversity and beauty. These reefs also reduce beach erosion and serve as habi...
Like Kenya, the coral reefs of Tanzania support major artisanal fisheries and coastal tourism attracted to the high biological diversity and beauty. These reefs also reduce beach erosion and serve as habitat, nursery, feeding and spawning grounds for...


7. Resources Overview: Eastern Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago. These are the most southerly of the eastern Caribbean islands, on the edge of the South American continental shelf. Trinidad has marginal coral communities due to the influence of the Orinoc...
These are the most southerly of the eastern Caribbean islands, on the edge of the South American continental shelf. Trinidad has marginal coral communities due to the influence of the Orinoco River, with only sediment tolerant coral species (Siderast...


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