To build up research expertise in a team dedicated to obtaining habitat information and to producing management plans for the marine and coastal environment of Las Perlas in the Gulf of Panama in order to enable the designation of a Marine National Park within the Archipelago’s boundaries
3 Panamanian Darwin Fellows with MSc level degrees and experience in applied field research. Field plots and action plans produced. Results disseminated through conference, scientific papers and other means. Information and experience exchange network of Darwin workers established.