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Experiences of the Belize Spawning Aggregation Working Group

  title={Experiences of the Belize Spawning Aggregation Working Group},
  author={J. Gibson and R. Pott and G. Paz and I. Majil and N. Requena},
This paper chronicles the history of the Belize Spawning Aggregation Working Group from its inception following a national survey of many of Belize’s Nassau grouper spawning sites conducted during the 2000 – 2001 aggregation period. It documents how the Group evolved and developed its objectives, and highlights its main achievements, one of which was the passage of legislation that provided full protection to 11 spawning sites and introduced a closed season for the Nassau grouper. The Group was… Expand

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