Marine Planning

MPA size optimization tool

Caption: A health coral reef displays a diverse range of corals (P Mumby)

Part of the Rebuilding reef fisheries with MPA toolbox, the MPA Sizing Tool can be used to calculate optimum sizes of no-take MPAs to meet locally variable management objectives based on flexible levels of protection (and “spillover”) of local fishery target species.

For more information, contact Dr Nils Krueck, The University of Queensland