The Benguela Current also defines the boundaries of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME), an area of ocean space stretching from Port Elizabeth in South Africa to the province of Cabinda in the north of Angola.
What does LME stand for?
LME stands for Large Marine Ecosystem
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The fishery for Atlantic seabob, a small-size, short-lived shrimp, lies in coastal waters off Suriname that are situated within the Guyana-Brazil Large Marine Ecosystem.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the crew of the R/V Dr Fridtjof Nansen for excellent working conditions, and the administration of the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) for letting us participate in their cruises.
The Coastal Area Management Project has officially started today with the signing ceremony taking place in Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, between the WWF, the world's leading conservation organization, the Ocean and Fishery Bureau of Liaoning Province Government, and the UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem Project Management Office(1).
Known as the Northeast US Continental Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem (NES LME), the ecosystem spans approximately 100,000 square miles and supports some of the highest revenue-generating fisheries in the nation.
To resolve this problem, criteria for selecting key aquatic resources (stocks) within particular large marine ecosystems have been developed: -- Examine the patterns of long term change in selected coastal ecosystems and thereby establish targets for the restoration and sustainable use of living marine resources.
Scientists have divided such coastal waters into 64 large marine ecosystems.
Collectively, these large marine ecosystems (LMEs) produced 83% of global fisheries yields over the past 50 years.