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Recovering the potential of coral reefs

An analysis of fish declines in coral reefs shows that simple fishing limits and implementation of marine protected areas can be enough to support recovery of coral ecosystem resilience. See Letter p.341

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Dulvy, N., Kindsvater, H. Recovering the potential of coral reefs. Nature 520, 304–305 (2015).

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