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Seamount Report Document

29 November 2018

Press Release

In May and June 2017 the Ascension Island Government Conservation & Fisheries Department, together with academic partners, conducted a research expedition to three seamounts within the Ascension Island EEZ. This research was facilitated with financial assistance from the European Union, the Darwin Initiative and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The research objective was to gather information to inform protection and management measures for these ecologically important structures, the results and analyses being compiled into a report document