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Detailed seafloor habitat mapping to enhance marine-resource management

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3090/

We conduct systematic imaging of reef habitats in order to provide regulatory agencies with information they need to decide whether those reefs should be designated as protected areas.

by Zawada, David G. and Hart, Kristen M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3090
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
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Coelenterates, Instrument design and development, Marine biology, Marine geology, Reef ecosystems, Reptiles, Underwater photography, Coral reefs
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