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    Management Plan for Antarctic Specially Protected Area No. 145 Port Foster, Deception Island, South Shetland Islands

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    Delegations of Chile and Spain
    Submitted By:
    Dr Carla Ximena Salinas (Chile)
    Approved By:
    Dr César Cárdenas (Chile)

    This document is submitted to the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in accordance with Decision 9 of ATCM-XXVIII, which indicates that CCAMLR approval is required for the creation of ASPAs or ASMAs that contain marine areas in which there is actual or potential harvest, or for which there are regulations stipulated in proposed management plans that affect, or prevent activities that have to do with CCAMLR. The following revised Management Plan corresponds to the Antarctic Specially Protected Area No. 145. This revised Management Plan incorporates a new Sub-Area, as it is considered a biodiversity hotspot. This new Sub-Area of Deception Island is between 0 and 50 meters depth and has been named Sub-Area C.