The Large Marine Ecosystem Concept: Research and Management Strategy for Living Marine Resources.

@article{Sherman1991TheLM,
  title={The Large Marine Ecosystem Concept: Research and Management Strategy for Living Marine Resources.},
  author={Kenneth E Sherman},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  year={1991},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={349-360}
}
The principles adopted by coastal nations under the terms of the United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) have been interpreted as supportive of the management of living marine resources from an ecosystems perspective. Large marine ecosystems (LMEs) are described as regional units for the conservation and management of living marine resources in accordance with the legal mandates of UNCLOS. The principal forces driving large-scale changes in living marine resources vary among… CONTINUE READING
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