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List of 13 records

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1. Resources Coral Reefs: Micronesia, American Samoa. The Territory of American Samoa is a group of five volcanic islands and two atolls in the central South Pacific Ocean. These islands are small, ranging in size from the populated high island of Tutui...
The Territory of American Samoa is a group of five volcanic islands and two atolls in the central South Pacific Ocean. These islands are small, ranging in size from the populated high island of Tutuila (142 km2) to the uninhabited and remote Rose Ato...


2. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia (North). North Australia North of Port Headland and Eighty Mile Beach the continental shelf of Australia widens considerably, while the coastline of Indonesia and East Timor forms a no...
North Australia North of Port Headland and Eighty Mile Beach the continental shelf of Australia widens considerably, while the coastline of Indonesia and East Timor forms a northern boundary enclosing the Timor Sea. To the east of Darwin this contin...


3. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia (West). North-West AustraliaThe Rowley Shoals, Scott Reef and Seringapatam Reef are shelf edge atolls lying on the continental slope in clear oceanic waters. An extensive line of other ...
North-West AustraliaThe Rowley Shoals, Scott Reef and Seringapatam Reef are shelf edge atolls lying on the continental slope in clear oceanic waters. An extensive line of other reefs, including Lynher, Cartier, Ashmore and Hibernia, lies just on the ...


4. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands Far out in the Indian Ocean, Australia administers two other territories with important oceanic reef communities. Cocos (Keeling) consists...
Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands Far out in the Indian Ocean, Australia administers two other territories with important oceanic reef communities. Cocos (Keeling) consists of two atolls on the Cocos Rise, nearly mid-way between Australia...


5. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia (High Latitude Reefs). High latitude reefs South of the Great Barrier Reef there are several reefs and coral communities lying at high latitudes. The south flowing East Australia Curre...
High latitude reefs South of the Great Barrier Reef there are several reefs and coral communities lying at high latitudes. The south flowing East Australia Current has an important role to play in maintaining these communities, bringing warm waters ...


6. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia. GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT AND POPULATION The coast of East Africa covers 40o Latitude from the cool upwellings off the coast of Somalia (10oN) to the cool temperate waters off South Africa (30oS). The major influence i...
GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT AND POPULATION The coast of East Africa covers 40o Latitude from the cool upwellings off the coast of Somalia (10oN) to the cool temperate waters off South Africa (30oS). The major influence is the South Equatorial Current tha...


7. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. Western Australia (WA) has many coral reefs scattered along 3,000 km of coast with a wide variety of reef types, predominantly fringing reefs (including Ningaloo, the world’s largest) ...
Western Australia (WA) has many coral reefs scattered along 3,000 km of coast with a wide variety of reef types, predominantly fringing reefs (including Ningaloo, the world’s largest) and patch reefs. Most of the reefs are remote from population cent...


8. Resources Coral Reefs: Micronesia, American Samoa. The Territory of American Samoa is a group of 5 volcanic islands and 2 atolls in the central South Pacific Ocean. The islands are small, ranging in size from the populated high island of Tutuila (142...
The Territory of American Samoa is a group of 5 volcanic islands and 2 atolls in the central South Pacific Ocean. The islands are small, ranging in size from the populated high island of Tutuila (142 km2) to the uninhabited and remote Rose Atoll (4 k...


9. Resources Coral Reefs: South Asia, Afghanistan. The coast of Eastern Africa covers 40o of Latitude with the warmer temperatures in the central region and cool upwellings off the coast of Somalia (10oN) and cooler, temperate waters off South Africa (3...
The coast of Eastern Africa covers 40o of Latitude with the warmer temperatures in the central region and cool upwellings off the coast of Somalia (10oN) and cooler, temperate waters off South Africa (30oS). The major equatorial influence is the Sout...


10. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. Western Australia -Western Australian reefs include extensive coastal reef systems and isolated and remote offshore oceanic reefs and islands; -Most reefs are far from urban centr...
Western Australia -Western Australian reefs include extensive coastal reef systems and isolated and remote offshore oceanic reefs and islands; -Most reefs are far from urban centres and are in relatively good condition. New management plans have...


11. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. There are approximately 3800 km2 of mangrove and saltmarsh habitat along the GBR coast, with this area remaining relatively stable. However these mangrove forests are only remnants of...
There are approximately 3800 km2 of mangrove and saltmarsh habitat along the GBR coast, with this area remaining relatively stable. However these mangrove forests are only remnants of more extensive forests that have been progressively cleared since...


12. Resources Coral Reefs: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. Ningaloo Reef is the longest fringing reef in the world (280 km) and is 1000 km north of Perth where temperate and tropical currents converge in the Ningaloo region. This has resulted ...
Ningaloo Reef is the longest fringing reef in the world (280 km) and is 1000 km north of Perth where temperate and tropical currents converge in the Ningaloo region. This has resulted in high coral reef diversity with more than 500 fish, 250 coral an...


13. Resources Coral Reefs: Eastern Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda. Reefs were assessed at 2-10 m depth on 16 reefs in Antigua (13 in the NE of Antigua; 3 at Cade’s Reef, SW); and also at 20-25 m in the NE and SW. Much of the reef structure consists of la...
Reefs were assessed at 2-10 m depth on 16 reefs in Antigua (13 in the NE of Antigua; 3 at Cade’s Reef, SW); and also at 20-25 m in the NE and SW. Much of the reef structure consists of large, interlocking branches of dead elkhorn coral (Acropora palm...


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