Kara Sea
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LME 58: Kara Sea

Bordering country:

Russian Federation

LME total area:

970,089 km2
LME overall risk: 
This LME falls in the cluster of LMEs that exhibit a significant influence of capacity-enhancing fisheries subsidies.
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