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      Biosphere Reserve Information



  Brief description   Biological inventory of atoll and lagoon ecosystems
Monitoring of lagoon environment of Taiaro
Indicators of sustainability relevant to economic activities:
Studies of fish caught for commercial use by local inhabitants; studies on carrying capacity of lagoons for pearl oysters and their harvesting; monitoring of pearl oyster translocations
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   Biology, coral reefs, lagoon systems, methodologies.
  Socio-economic   Aquaculture/Mariculture, fishery/fisheries, indicators of sustainability, resource use.
  Integrated monitoring   Carrying capacity/Sustainability.

Last updated: 28/01/2008

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