Marine reserves provide baby bonus to fisheries

An international team of scientists, including NERP researchers Garry Russ and Geoffrey Jones, has gathered the first conclusive evidence that marine reserves can help restock exploited fish populations on neighbouring reefs which are open to fishing, read the full story in ECOS

Read more about the related NERP projects 8.2 and 8.3

Related Projects: 
Project 8.2 'Do no-take marine reserves contribute to biodiversity and fishery sustainability? Assessing the effects of management zoning on inshore reefs of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park'
Project 8.3 'Significance of no-take marine protected areas to regional recruitment and population persistence on the Great Barrier Reef'