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

A large parrotfish scrapes algae from a Hawaiian reef. Credit: Noam Altman-Kurosaki 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...

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