Publication Date

10-2003

Series Number

No. 151

Publisher

Department of Fisheries Western Australia

City

Perth

Abstract

There is growing pressure for increased development on the Houtman Abrolhos Islands (Abrolhos Islands). Much work on the natural, historical and cultural values of the islands has been undertaken. This document is a review of this work, which provides an overview of the conservation values of the islands, and should prove useful in considering the selection, design and evaluation of proposed developments at the Abrolhos Islands. Based on existing information, the purpose of the Review of the Land Conservation Values of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands is to: • identify and map areas of conservation value (natural, historical and cultural); and • assess and document sites of conservation value.

Number of Pages

160

Keywords

Houtman Abrolhos Islands (Sub-bioregion) - Western Australia, Resource management, Vegetation cover, Marine birds, Mammals, Reptiles, Historical account, Islands, Geomorphology, Maps, Houtman Abrolhos Islands - Western Australia

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