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Aggregation fishing and local management within a marine protected area in Indonesia

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The Raja Ampat government, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International Indonesia, is developing management and zoning plans for a number of recently declared Marine Protected Areas. Fish Spawning Aggregations are one of the important target features for conservation and sustainable management of coral reefs. This study looks at the movement patterns of grouper species to and from spawning aggregations.