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Appendix 3
Area Covered by Recommendations at NRDC's Mid-Atlantic Workshop
(In alphabetical order by last name)

All areas are expressed in square nautical miles, and based on an Albers Equal Area Conic projection. For conversion purposes: 1 nm = 1.852 km = 1.1508 ml = 6076 ft; 1 square nm = 3.43 square km.

ID Area Covered (Square Nautical Miles) Percent of Study Area ID Area Covered (Square Nautical Miles) Percent of Study Area
KA110686.248.791RL1947.250.779
KA2155.110.128RL2702.310.578
KA3221.120.182RL3713.480.587
PA1230.200.189RL4596.270.491
PA21361.221.120JM1735.000.605
PA3700.340.576JM21823.981.500
PA41380.061.135JM3593.370.488
CH11900.671.564JM4926.240.762
CR14194.733.451JM5742.810.611
CR23294.002.710JM6541.430.445
FG112783.2210.516JM7410.860.338
FG281.460.067JM8295.310.243
FG342.020.035EP111453.529.422
FG438.190.031EP22819.452.319
FG545.760.038EP35052.864.157
FG64565.893.756EP42515.272.069
BH1207.230.170EP5163.160.134
BH2289.110.238EP6327.410.269
BH3284.850.234DR11714.851.411
BH4256.990.211DR22160.241.777
BH5234.930.193DR31506.131.239
BH6729.200.600DR4476.750.392
BH7615.300.506DR5485.700.400
BH8622.850.512LW11453.831.196
BH9600.970.494LW2320.670.264
BH10555.640.457LW3407.590.335
BH11591.810.487LW4178.890.147
BH12138.560.114LW5142.520.117
TH13894.953.204LW6227.770.187
RK115044.0712.376PA5-CR3-JM93246.832.671
AK118744.3415.419


SUMMARY STATISTICS


Square Nautical Miles
Total Study Area121,563
Identified Habitat66,441
Percentage Habitat54.7% (overlapping habitat areas only counted once)


PRIORITY OCEAN AREAS

Region Area (square nautical miles) Percent
Submarine Canyons 4398.0 3.61
Cape Hatteras 1863.5 1.53
Tilefish Habitat 3894.9 3.20
Nearshore Corridor 11007.7 9.06
Continental Shelf-Slope Break 7340.4 6.04
Total (overlap accounted for) 23525.6 19.35
The total is less than the sum of the columns because some areas overlap a bit.

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