West-Central Australian Shelf
Click here to choose an LME

LME 44: West-Central Australian Shelf

Bordering country:


LME total area:

543,577 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