Bimini Islands: a characterization of the two major nursery areas; status and perspectives

  title={Bimini Islands: a characterization of the two major nursery areas; status and perspectives},
  author={Claudia Trave and Marcus J. Sheaves},
Bimini Islands (Bahamas, 25°44' N 79°16' W) are characterized by a unique tropical marine environment which provides critical nursery habitats and food resources for many important species of ecological and economical value. Two areas are particularly important in the function and dynamics of the local marine environment: North Sound and South Bimini. Since 1998 the northern part of the island has been subject to an intense urbanization process that involves the construction of an extensive… CONTINUE READING

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