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2011 Envision Mapping Ltd. Biogenic Reefs and the Marine Aggregate Industry

2011 Envision Mapping Ltd. Biogenic Reefs and the Marine Aggregate Industry

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

Envision Mapping Ltd. Biogenic Reefs and the Marine Aggregate Industry

Phase:

Other

Description

Biogenic reefs are hard, compact structures created by the activity of living organisms.
These structures create habitats and confer important ecological functions in the
areas in which they occur. As a consequence they have been recognised by several
legal frameworks which impart requirements for their management. Of the reefbuilding
species in th...