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Don’t take the “P” out of MPAs: Identifying conservation priorities for the South Arran Marine Protected Area., Hutchinson W.

The original management plan for the South Arran MPA allowed dredging in certain areas, prompting comparisons across the dredging boundaries. King scallop abundance was lower in the dredging area, reducing its viability as a fishing ground if dredging continues. The presence of juvenile gadoids suggests a potential nursery habitat.

2015 Hutchinson Don’t Take The ‘P’ Out Of MPAs. Identifying Conservation Priorities For The South Arran Marine Protected Area