Oahu marine protected areas offer limited protection of coral reef herbivorous fishes

Oahu marine protected areas offer limited protection of coral reef herbivorous fishes

Oahu marine protected areas offer limited protection of coral reef herbivorous fishes

Marine protected areas (MPAs) around Oʻahu do not adequately protect populations of herbivorous reef fishes that eat algae on coral reefs. That is the primary conclusion of a study published in Coral Reefs by researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST).
Oahu marine protected areas offer limited protection of coral reef herbivorous fishes