Red Sea
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LME 33: Red Sea

Bordering countries:

Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen

LME total area:

480,385 km2
LME overall risk: 
This LME falls in the cluster of LMEs that exhibit high rates of increase in MPA coverage.
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