Priority Ocean Areas for Protection in the Mid-Atlantic

Report
January 15, 2001

Findings of NRDC’s Marine Habitat Workshop

Prinicipal Author: Sharene Azimi

In September 2000, NRDC organized a workshop that brought scientists together to identify specific priority ocean areas in the mid-Atlantic for protection. This report summarizes the results of the scientific workshop in order to foster better understanding, management, and protection of marine species and habitat in federal waters of the mid-Atlantic. The report includes maps reflecting priority areas recommended by each participating scientist.