A map of human impacts to a “pristine” coral reef ecosystem, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

  title={A map of human impacts to a “pristine” coral reef ecosystem, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument},
  author={K. A. Selkoe and B. Halpern and C. Ebert and E. Franklin and E. Selig and K. S. Casey and J. Bruno and R. Toonen},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  • K. A. Selkoe, B. Halpern, +5 authors R. Toonen
  • Published 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • Coral Reefs
  • Effective and comprehensive regional-scale marine conservation requires fine-grained data on the spatial patterns of threats and their overlap. To address this need for the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (Monument) in Hawaii, USA, spatial data on 14 recent anthropogenic threats specific to this region were gathered or created, including alien species, bottom fishing, lobster trap fishing, ship-based pollution, ship strike risks, marine debris, research diving, research equipment… CONTINUE READING
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