North Australian Shelf
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LME 39: North Australian Shelf

Bordering country:


LME total area:

772,214 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 very low.
Pollution and Ecosystem Health