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ERMASIA Reserve effect in the marine protected area of Masia Blanca [ERMASIA Efecto reserva en la reserva marina de Masía Blanca]
Contact: Goñi, Raquel

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Data collected for a study on fishery evolution in a protected area. more

The objectives of this project are: 1. To assess the effect of the total cease of the extractive activities on the fish populations of high commercial interest in the protected area. This was determined by following the evolution of the abundance, biomass and population ecology of those fish species. 2. To evaluate the effect of the recovery of populations of exploited species in the reserve on fish yields in adjacent funds, as indicator of biomass exportation processes.

Biology > Fish
Marine, Marine parks, MED, Spain, Balearic I., Pisces

Geographical coverage
MED, Spain, Balearic I. Stations [Marine Regions]
Masía Blanca
Coordinates: MinLong: 2,5282; MinLat: 39,4666 - MaxLong: 2,7576; MaxLat: 39,5655 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
2001 - 2006

Taxonomic coverage
Pisces [WoRMS]


Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competiveness; Instituto Español de Oceanografía; Centro Oceanográfico de Baleares (IEO), moredata ownerdata creator

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Marine biodiversity atlas of the Balearic Sea, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-04-02
Information last updated: 2013-06-11
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