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Conference Proceedings
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Woodley, Jeremy D.; De Meyer, K.; Bush, P.; Ebanks-Petrie, G. ; Garzon-Ferreira, J.; Klein, E.; Pors, L.P.J.J.; Wilson, C.M.
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Centre for Marine Sciences
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Status of coral reefs in the south central Caribbean
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Proceedings of 8th International Coral Reef Symposium
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1997
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1
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357-362
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Abstract
Caribbean corals have suffered from bleaching, diseases and diadema die-off. Reefs on narrow shelves adjacent to high human population and many fishers (Colombia, Curacao, Jamaica, Venezuela) suffer from increased terrestrial run-off and over-fishing, showing signs of degradation. Where shelves or banks are wide or far from human populations, reefs are less disturbed. Points to the importance of having good national coastal area management plans.....
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