Habitat critici e aree protette del Mediterraneo: contributo del progetto MAREA e implicazioni per la pianificazione dello spazio marittimo

seagrass meadows bioconstructions nursery areas fishing grounds ecosystem approach



The outcomes achieved in the MAREA Framework project (MARE/2009/05 _ Lot1), related to the mapping and modelling spatial distribution of seagrass meadows, bioconstructions, nursery and spawning grounds of demersal and small pelagic species, fishing grounds, MPAs and FRAs, as well as stock units identification are outlined evidencing their relevance for the Integrated Maritime Policy and the ecosystem approach to fisheries management.