Mapping benthic biodiversity of the South Georgia continental shelf and slope
BAS - British Antarctic Survey
Host Country Institutions:
Gov of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Shallow Marine Surveys Group
Falkland Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands
To establish baseline data on the macro- and mega-benthic biodiversity of the South Georgia shelf and slope, identify key (endemic) species and biodiversity hotspots and utilise data to formulate management strategies for the conservation of biodiversity in the South Georgia Maritime Zone.
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