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Thought folks would like this. A new hugely collaborative global work looking at Marine megafauna and marine protected area size. Includes data from our MesoAmerican Reef region.

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New Open Access paper. MarAlliance is so pleased to have contributed to this highly collaborative analysis led by Melinda Conners and Sara Maxwell in Frontiers in Marine Science. Work highlights the challenge of mismatch in scale between highly mobile marine#megafauna and MPAs (62 authors, 36 species).

See the paper here:
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2022.897104/full