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High latitude marine reserve research in Glacier Bay National Park

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S. James Taggart, Jennifer Mondragon, A.G. Andrews, and J.K. Nielsen, 2003, High latitude marine reserve research in Glacier Bay National Park: Alaska Park Science, v. 2.

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is dominated by the marine waters that make up nearly one-fifth of the park’s area. Since the late 1800s, the nutrient rich waters of Glacier Bay have supported highly productive commercial fisheries. Congress closed fishing in parts of Glacier Bay National Park in 1999, creating one of North America’s largest marine reserves. Throughout the world, marine reserves are being promoted as effective tools for managing fisheries while simultaneously meeting marine conservation goals and maintaining marine biodiversity. Increases in individual size, density, biomass, and diversity have been demonstrated in studies of fish and invertebrates from both temperate and tropical marine reserves (Halpern 2003). [...]

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