'PH needs more marine reserves'
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No-take marine reserves (NTMRs) are areas of the sea, usually with coral reefs -- but could include other coastal ecosystems such as mangroves and seagrasses -- that are fully protected from fishing. The area around MPAs is open to fishing using non-destructive fishing gears, such as the hook and line. "These networks of MPAs should be from 5 to 10 kilometers from each other," said Alcala.
Sologastoa, G. (2015, June 21). 'PH needs more marine reserves'. Panay News, pp. 2, 27.
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