Carrying capacity of coral reefs

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dc.contributor.author Wafar, M.V.M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-12T08:45:55Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-12T08:45:55Z
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.identifier.citation Regional Workshop on the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Coral Reefs, C65-C70p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1995
dc.description.abstract The sustainable yield of a commercially exploited fishery is assessed by the biological and environmental factors (including fishing effort). These parameters with a reef are vastly diverse-size, location, species diversity, productivity type ofextractive activities (fishing, mining, dredging), onshore developmental activities (that lead to industrial and sewage pollution), susceptibility to natural disasters, interactions with adjacent ecosystems (e.g. coral reefs and mangroves), current level of tourism and future prospects of it. It is these parameters that are used to assess the carrying capacity of a reef and monitor it.
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher M.S. Swaminathan Res. Found., Chennai (India)
dc.rights Copyright [1997]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject coral reefs
dc.subject potential yield
dc.subject fishing effort
dc.subject species diversity
dc.subject environmental factors
dc.title Carrying capacity of coral reefs
dc.type Conference Article


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