Humboldt Current
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LME 13: Humbold Current

Bordering countries:

Chile, Peru

LME total area:

2,619,386 km2

LME overall risk: 
This LME falls in the cluster of LMEs that exhibit low to medium levels of economic development (based on the night light development index) and medium levels of collapsed and overexploited fish stocks.
Based on a combined measure of the Human Development Index and the averaged indicators for fish & fisheries and pollution & ecosystem health modules, the overall risk factor is high.
Pollution and Ecosystem Health