DOC Marine Reserves

Region: Aotearoa - New Zealand

Description: Marine Reserve's are the government's most comprehensive tool in the provision of area-based biodiversity protection in the marine environment. Marine reserves are specified areas of the sea and foreshore that are managed to preserve themin their natural state as the habitat of marine life for scientific study.Marine reserves may be established in areas that contain underwater scenery, natural features, or marine life of such distinctive quality, or so typical, beautiful or unique that their continued preservation is in the national interest.


Team Projects Utilising DOC Marine Reserves

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