Periodic Closures as Adaptive Coral Reef Management in the Indo-Pacific

This study explores the social, economic, and ecological context within which communities in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia use adaptive coral reef management. We tested whether periodic closures had positive effects on reef resources, and found that both the biomass and the average size of fishes c...

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Main Authors: Josh Cinner, Michael J. Marnane, Timothy R. McClanahan, Glenn R. Almany
Format: Article
Published: Resilience Alliance 2006-06-01
Series:Ecology and Society
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