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Coral reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia

Coral reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia

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Published by Reef Base Project, WorldFish Center in Penang, Malaysia .
Written in English


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General administrative, habitat, regulations, operation, socio-economic, contacts and references details of MPA sites in East Asia and Micronesia. GIS Map Shows the MPAs that have coral reefs ecology, located in East Asia and Micronesia. Polygons layer may select visible to display the extent for a number of MPAs

Edition Notes

Statement[developed by] WorldFish Center.
ContributionsWorldFish Center.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 DVD-ROM
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23396772M
LC Control Number2008450965

Comprising reefs and islands and cays, it is the world’s largest coral reef system. The Great Barrier Reef provides ample opportunities for snorkelers to explore, but you’ll generally need to take a boat tour (or to book an overnight stay on one of the islands dispersed on the barrier) to reach them. When comparing coral reefs and management effectiveness, they found that in terms of reef areas, 6% of the global reefs are in MPA areas that are considered effectively managed, and a further 13% in areas deemed to be partially effective. A project called the Reefs at Risk Southeast Asia (RRSEA) measured effectiveness of MPAs in Southeast.

Introduction. The Coral Triangle (CT) is located in South-east Asia and the Pacific, and encompasses the beautiful, tropical marine waters of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste (The CT6, Fig. 1).It is recognized by the scientific community as the global centre of marine biological species diversity supporting,, for example, more than CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Background: The decline of coral reefs globally underscores the need for a spatial assessment of their exposure to multiple environmental stressors to estimate vulnerability and evaluate potential counter-measures. Methodology/Principal Findings: This study combined global spatial gradients of coral exposure to.

Of all the coral reefs in the world, 34% is located in South-east Asia. Therefore, this largest area of coral reef is considered as the global centre of the tropical marine biodiversity. We can observe this extreme biodiversity by the fact that there live more than fish species and coral species in this area, together 25% of all known. Fed States of Micronesia. 30% of nearshore marine ecosystems protected by (Micronesia Challenge) Fiji. 30% of coral reefs protected by 30% of waters managed as an MPA network by Germany. 38% of watesr as MPAs (no set date) Grenada. 25% of nearshore marine resources protected by (Caribbean Challenge) Guam.


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Coral reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Coral Reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia project aims to establish a concise, useful and up to date inventory of MPAs and MPA networks with coral reefs and related ecosystems together with associated information in East Asia and Micronesia Regions, and to.

List of publications relevant to Coral Reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia. Keyword Type and abundance of marine debris at selected public beaches in sarawak, east malaysia, during the northeast monsoon 2.

coral reefs Search for records which contain words coral and reefs. coral and reefs Search for records which contain words coral and reefs 2. coral reefs Search for records which contain words coral and reefs.

Same as the "and" function. coral or reefs Search for records which contain words coral or reefs. " reefs " Search for records which contain exact phrase "coral reefs". coral not acropora. The "Coral Reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia" project is a collaborative effort between The WorldFish Center (ReefBase Project) and Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC), and funded by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, as part of the Japan-Palau ICRI secretariat Plan of Action for.

the regional coral reef MPA database to produce the report, ‘Coral Reef MPAs in East Asia and Micronesia’, that showed an increase in MPAs with coral reefs in SEA from in to.

Japan has a policy to cooperate to develop an important MPAs network in the Asia and Oceania region. In this study, as part of the work of the Japanese Ministry of the Environment, the latest coral reef maps of East Asia, Micronesia and Melanesia regions have been developed by mainly using ALOS AVNIR-2.

In order to provide context to the lessons learned from the implementation and management of MPAs in East Asia and Micronesia, we have provided 25 case studies from around the region, grouped into four categories: Habitats and Biodiversity, Socio-economic Objectives and Impacts, MPA Benefits to Fisheries and MPA Monitoring.

Note: Below key statistics are the result of auto-calculation from the registered MPA data and not necessarily corresponding with the actual status.

A coral reef is an underwater ecosystem characterized by reef-building are formed of colonies of coral polyps held together by calcium coral reefs are built from stony corals, whose polyps cluster in groups.

Coral belongs to the class Anthozoa in the animal phylum Cnidaria, which includes sea anemones and sea anemones, corals secrete hard carbonate. We envision this new section in ReefBase to grow into a useful resource for quick access to information on key issues affecting coral reefs.

Currently, this section includes Poverty and Reefs, Population, Consumption, and the Environment, Reef Fisheries, and Asia Tsunami, and Coral Reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia, with more topics to be added in 12 hours ago  Seychelles is a critical site for the conservation of reef manta ray as a new study shows that the species seldom venture far from D'Arros island.

The purpose of the CoRIS Regional Data Portal is to better serve users by presenting region-specific data in a clear, concise, and integrated way.

The CoRIS regional portals provide links to MPA information, education and outreach materials and a searchable catalog of data and publications. This page contains informtion for the Federated States of Micronesia. Coral reefs outside MPAs had only about half of the fish biomass on reefs inside MPAs.

Moreover, the estimate can still be conservative as the overall fish biomass of about mt/km 2 recorded in the TRNMP, which was used as the proxy for unfished biomass (B o), is lower than the estimated mt/km 2 fish biomass for pristine reefs in the.

Southeast Asia contains nearlysquare kilometers of coral reefs, almost 34 percent of the world total. With over of the almost reef-building coral species, these reefs have the highest levels of marine biodiversity on earth.

Southeast Asia is also the global center of biodiversity for coral reef fish, mollusks, and crustaceans. So take a deep breath, strap on your goggles and let’s explore Asia’s coral reefs, as picked by Top 10 of Malaysia to be the most beautiful in the region.

Apo Reef (Philippines) Situated on the western waters of Occidental Mindoro, Apo Reef has the largest contiguous coral reef in the Philippines and the second largest in the world. The handful of miles along the Jordan coast of the Red Sea are lined by a reef protected by the Aqaba Marine Park.

We particularly recommend South Beach snorkeling spot, located approximately 10km south of Aqaba. On the reef drop-off you will find clownfish, moray eels, turtles and shoals of sea goldie living above a pretty healthy coral bed.

There are coral reefs in the Persian Gulf, Madagascar, the Philippines, Hawaiian Islands and off Southeast Asia. Coral reefs have been preserved and identified in rocks over million years old. Coral reefs are actually composed of tiny, fragile animals known as coral polyps.

Coral reefs are significantly important because of the biodiversity. Nan Madol is an archaeological site adjacent to the eastern shore of the island of Pohnpei, now part of the Madolenihmw district of Pohnpei state in the Federated States of Micronesia in the western Pacific Madol was the capital of the Saudeleur Dynasty until about The city, constructed in a lagoon, consists of a series of small artificial islands linked by a network of canals.

The purpose of the CoRIS Regional Data Portal is to better serve users by presenting region-specific data in a clear, concise, and integrated way.

The CoRIS regional portals provide links to MPA information, education and outreach materials and a searchable catalog of data and publications.

This page contains informtion for the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Coral Reef MPAs of East Asia and Micronesia.

The region’s total coral reef area according to global estimates accounts for a third of the global total, which is 11 times larger than the aggregate coral reef area of China, India and Japan (Figure 2). Based on country estimates, however, the aggregate coral reef area of Southeast Asia is over.

Show the potential threats to coral reefs from human activities as modeled by Reefs At Risk project in initial global study () and two regional reports, in Southeast Asia () and Caribbean (). Now updated with Reefs at Risk Revisited (Global ).Approximately 8% of the global population live within km of a coral reef (Bryant et al., ) and many local communities and national economies are directly dependent on coral reef ecosystems.The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2, individual reefs and islands stretching for over 2, kilometres (1, mi) over an area of approximatelysquare kilometres (, sq mi).

The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space and is the world's biggest.