MASC 341: Marine Resources and Industry


The exploitation and development of marine resources and their utilisation by man; the living resources of the sea: major fishing areas, major food species, other commercial resources – e.g. pharmaceutical products; the non-living resources of the sea: oil and gas, minerals, fresh water, energy; threatened and endangered species: mammals, sea turtles, seabirds, invertebrates. Special habitats: lagoons, estuaries, mangrove forests, coral reefs. Adverse impacts of human interactions with the marine environment and mitigating measures.