This project has developed sub-regional bioregionalisations for the western-south Pacific Ocean, through expert workshops and novel statistical analysis of physical and biological data. This combines approaches CSIRO developed in Australia, used in the Bay of Bengal (in collaboration with BOBLME) with similar approaches that have been used throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans to derive a single combined bioregionalisation.
This work was carried out as part of the Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (GOBI), which is supported by the International Climate Initiative (IKI). The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation Nuclear Safety (BMU) supports this initiative on the basis of a decision adopted by the German Bundestag.
Dunstan et al. 2018. Bioregions of the South…
|Publisher||Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme|
|Modified||15 June 2021|
|Release Date||29 April 2020|
|Contact Name||Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme|
|POD Theme||Coastal and Marine|