Developing an interim technical definition for Coral Gardens specific for UK waters and its subsequent application to verify suspected records 2014
This study set out to use information on key species components of Coral Gardens to refine the definition of the feature for UK waters and to verify suspected records of the habitat.
The results from this study will be used to assist in the identification of Marine Protected Areas in UK waters for Coral Gardens, as well as in the development of further work areas concerning the conservation of habitats in UK waters.
Resource type Publication
Topic category Environment
Reference date 2014··
Henry, L.A. & Roberts, J.M., (2014), Developing an interim technical definition for Coral Gardens specific for UK waters and its subsequent application to verify suspected records, JNCC Report No. 507, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.
Information from recent research initiatives indicates the need to better refine the definition of Coral Gardens habitat and map the occurrences of such habitats in UK waters.
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Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0
Metadata date 2019·08·20
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