could range from a shoreside community asking for protective designations in its own “front yards,” even if they are not necessarily highly ranked sites for fish production or marine biodiversity, to local governments designating “voluntary” zones for fish recovery. As society becomes more aware of the values that it places on the marine environment, the services it provides, and the potential losses due to degradation, it can be expected that managers will be increasingly called upon to protect these services.
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