Testing the use of a marine protected area to restore and manage invertebrate fisheries at the Arnavon Islands, Solomon Islands: choice of methods and preliminary results.

This project aims to determine if the number and size of commercially important invertebrates (e.g. trochus, sea cucumbers and giant clams) increases as the result of the declaration of the Arnavon Islands Marine Conservation Area (MCA) relative to fished areas.


Lincoln Smith, M.P., Bell, J.D., Mapstone, B.D. (1997)
Proceedings of the 8th International Coral Reef Symposium, Panama, June 24-29, 1996, Volume 2 [open access]