Marine Based Ecological Reserves

Posted March 20, 2012 | Categories : Issues,Management,Maps,Marine Reserves,News,Reports |

Thirty three Ecological reserves have a component of marine within their boundaries. Some include adjacent sea floor within the reserve while others end at the high tide line. One reserve, Satellite Channel is entirely on the sea floor. however, most of the marine reserves are islands that are home to colonies of sea birds, sea mammals and sub-tidal marine life with the exception of Trial island which protects small populations of rare plants.



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