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1. Resources Biodiversity: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. Overview The GBRWHA has been classified into 70 bioregions. Bioregions are areas of differing marine biodiversity which have been mapped after consideration of the physical and biolo...
Overview The GBRWHA has been classified into 70 bioregions. Bioregions are areas of differing marine biodiversity which have been mapped after consideration of the physical and biological diversity of the entire GBRWHA. Each bioregion contains plant...


2. Resources Biodiversity: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. The Great Barrier Reef - World Heritage Site contains many rare and threatened species e.g. endemics, and species that may not have viable populations elsewhere in the world. The spec...
The Great Barrier Reef - World Heritage Site contains many rare and threatened species e.g. endemics, and species that may not have viable populations elsewhere in the world. The species list includes: 1,500 fishes; 400 corals; up to 8,000 molluscs; ...


3. Resources Biodiversity: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. Over 520 species of fish and almost 100 coral species have been recorded from the islands. Corals of the southern atoll have received considerable attention, partly because the atoll ...
Over 520 species of fish and almost 100 coral species have been recorded from the islands. Corals of the southern atoll have received considerable attention, partly because the atoll was the only one visited by Charles Darwin and partly because of th...


4. Resources Biodiversity: Micronesia, American Samoa. The Samoan reefs support a diverse assemblage of 890 fishes, 200+ corals, and 80 algal species. These reefs provide an important source of food for villagers through daily subsistence use and sales ...
The Samoan reefs support a diverse assemblage of 890 fishes, 200+ corals, and 80 algal species. These reefs provide an important source of food for villagers through daily subsistence use and sales at local stores. They also provide invaluable infras...


5. Resources Biodiversity: Micronesia, American Samoa. 3083Hoffmeister (1925)1 reported 90 species of corals from American Samoa, and 24890Lamberts (1983)1 reported 170. 21472Coles et al (2003)1 summarized 16 studies plus their own work on American Sam...
3083Hoffmeister (1925)1 reported 90 species of corals from American Samoa, and 24890Lamberts (1983)1 reported 170. 21472Coles et al (2003)1 summarized 16 studies plus their own work on American Samoan biota. They reported a total of 274 names of co...


6. Resources Biodiversity: Micronesia, American Samoa. Status Of Mangroves and Seagrasses: 2008 American Samoa lies towards the eastern periphery of mangrove distribution so their presence within the territory is limited. The major mangrove stands in...
Status Of Mangroves and Seagrasses: 2008 American Samoa lies towards the eastern periphery of mangrove distribution so their presence within the territory is limited. The major mangrove stands in Pala Lagoon on the south coast of Tutuila continue ...


7. Resources Biodiversity: Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australia. The Ningaloo Marine Park includes 2200 ha of macro-algal meadows. The dominant genera are Sargassum, Padina, Dictyota and Hydroclathrus. Seagrasses are patchily distributed within the...
The Ningaloo Marine Park includes 2200 ha of macro-algal meadows. The dominant genera are Sargassum, Padina, Dictyota and Hydroclathrus. Seagrasses are patchily distributed within the reserves and are not a major component or major primary producer. ...


8. Resources Biodiversity: Micronesia, American Samoa. INVERTEBRATES Shallow water invertebrates of American Samoa have been catalogued in a recent field guidebook (Madrigal, 1999). Initial studies indicate high invertebrate species diversity (Table 10....
INVERTEBRATES Shallow water invertebrates of American Samoa have been catalogued in a recent field guidebook (Madrigal, 1999). Initial studies indicate high invertebrate species diversity (Table 10.1USReef_2008_Table_10.1.gif2). 20048Green (2002)1 re...


10. Resources Biodiversity: Micronesia, American Samoa. MARINE MAMMALS Thirty three species of marine mammals are known to occur in the tropical South Pacific, and eleven of them have been observed in the waters of American Samoa (27941Dolar, 20051), i...
MARINE MAMMALS Thirty three species of marine mammals are known to occur in the tropical South Pacific, and eleven of them have been observed in the waters of American Samoa (27941Dolar, 20051), including humpback whale, minke whale, sperm whale, k...


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