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Marine Protected Areas - One World Ocean

Soon to be published in the Federal Register.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2011-30700.pdf

This page provides biographies of each of the members of the MPA Federal Advisory Committee

http://www.mpa.gov/fac/bios/



Among those serving on the MPA Federal Advisory Committee:

Felicia Coleman, Ph.D. (Florida)
Florida State University
Coastal and Marine Laboratory

George J. Geiger (Florida)
Owner and Operator, "Chances Are" Charters

"In another example, marine protected areas (MPA), while causing short-term costs in loss of fishing grounds, have been demonstrated to have an overwhelmingly positive long-term economic and ecological effect. Providing refuge for fish stocks to regenerate causes higher catch rates in the long run. Seventy three per cent of the U.S. haddock catch is taken from within five kilometres of an MPA off the New England coast."
http://www.themanitoban.com/articles/50338

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