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South Arran Marine Protected Area: A baseline study., Stark J.

Following the designation of the South Arran MPA this study surveys the seabed to determine species abundance and diversity. Over 2,000 individuals from 5 phyla were identified with the most abundant species including cod and squat lobsters. No adults of commercial fish species were recorded.

2015 Stark Baseline Surveys Of The South Arran MPA