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On the influence of vulnerable marine ecosystem habitats on peracarid crustacean assemblages in the Northwest Atlantic fisheries organisation regulatory area

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Vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) are considered hotspots of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in the deep sea, but are also characterised by a high vulnerability to disturbance and a low recovery potential. Since 2006, a series of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolutions have been developed, attempting to ensure the protection of VMEs in international waters. In the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation (NAFO) Regulatory Area, large areas of seabed have been closed to bo...

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Peer reviewed
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10.3389/fmars.2019.00401

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Merton College
ORCID:
0000-0001-5473-7057
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Downie, A-L More by this author
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Frontiers Media Publisher's website
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Frontiers in Marine Science Journal website
Volume:
6
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Article: 401
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2296-7745
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pubs:1039456
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uri:9c0c4e3b-1b13-4145-ae4c-e61f3719b5b4
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uuid:9c0c4e3b-1b13-4145-ae4c-e61f3719b5b4
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pubs:1039456

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