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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Marine, coastal, and island systems
Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Marine systems are the world’s oceans. For mapping purposes, the map shows ocean areas where the depth is greater than 50 meters. Global fishery catches from marine systems peaked in the late 1980s and are now declining despite increasing fishing effort.