|Title||Reefs and islands of the Chagos Archipelago, Indian Ocean: why it is the world's largest no-take marine protected area|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Sheppard, CRC, Ateweberhan M, Bowen BW, Carr P, Chen CA, Clubbe C, Craig MT, Ebinghaus R, Eble J, Fitzsimmons N, Gaither MR, Gan C-H, Gollock M, Guzman N, Graham NAJ, Harris A, Jones R, Keshavmurthy S, Koldewey HJK, Lundin CG, Mortimer JA, Obura D, Pfeiffer M, Price ARG, Purkis S, Raines P, Readman JW, Riegl B, Rogers A, Schleyer M, Seaward MRD, Sheppard ALS, Tamelander J, Turner JR, Visram S, Vogler C, Vogt S, Wolschke H, Yang JM-C, Yang S-Y, Yesson C|
|Journal||Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems|
|Keywords||British Indian Ocean Territory, Chagos, coral recovery, fisheries, island conservation, marine invasives, Marine protected area, reef disease, reef fishes, seamounts|
The Chagos Archipelago was designated a no-take marine protected area (MPA) in 2010; it covers 550 000 km2, with more than 60 000 km2 shallow limestone platform and reefs. This has doubled the global cover of such MPAs.
|Short Title||Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst.|