Contents MPA Report 2012

 

Abstract

 

1 – INTRODUCTION
2 – LA GOMERA, A CETACEAN BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOT
3 – BASIC PRINCIPLES OF THE PROPOSED MPA

Conservation Criteria
Location and Size
Ecosystem Approach

Management

a) Management regime & management plan
b) Conservation objectives
c) Stakeholder participation
d) Enforcement

 

4 – RECOMMENDED MEASURES WITHIN THE MPA

Legal Framework

Regulation of User Groups

a) Local fisheries (extractive use)
b) Big game fishery (extractive use)
c) Marine traffic including Ferry lines (non-extractive use)
d) Leisure craft: recreational use, sailors and whale watchers (non-extractive use)
e) Motorised sea-going fun sports (non-extractive use)
f) Tourism planners (alteration)

Local Involvement
Public Education
Whale Watching: Trip Design & Code of Conduct
Monitoring & Scientific Research
Financing

 

5 – CONCLUDING COMMENTS

References

ANNEX: Summary of recommendations made in this report page 35