Table 1

Current marine protected areas implemented in mainland Portugal and some of their characteristics.

Designation Total size (km2) No-take area (km2)
Litoral Norte 69.94
Reserva Natural Duna São Jacinto 2.21
Reserva Natural Lagoa Sto André 21.93
Berlengas 79.25
Arrábida 52.37 4.32
Parque Natural Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina 253.37 0.63
Total 479.07 4.95

–, absence of no-take areas.

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