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Table 3 Descriptive article statistics for the primary systematic map by spatial management measure (population)

From: The nature and extent of evidence on methodologies for monitoring and evaluating marine spatial management measures in the UK and similar coastal waters: a systematic map

  MPA Fishery closure Marine plan MPA + Fishery closure
Scale
 Single site 214 (63.9%) 21 (42.9%) 1 (50.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Multiple individual sites 100 (29.9%) 23 (46.9%) 0 (0.0%) 4 (80.0%)
 Network 21 (6.3%) 5 (10.2%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (20.0%)
 Marine plan 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (50.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Seasonality
 Not specified 272 (81.2%) 21 (42.9%) 2 (100.0%) 5 (100.0%)
 Year-round 50 (14.9%) 15 (30.6%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Mixed 10 (3.0%) 4 (8.2%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Seasonal 3 (0.9%) 7 (14.3%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Real-time 0 (0.0%) 2 (4.1%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Temporary 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Duration (years)
 < 3 4 (1.2%) 2 (4.1%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 3–10 83 (24.8%) 17 (34.7%) 1 (50.0%) 1 (20.0%)
 > 10 141 (42.1%) 22 (44.9%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (20.0%)
 Not specified 71 (21.2%) 4 (8.2%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Mixed 36 (10.7%) 4 (8.2%) 1 (50.0%) 3 (60.0%)
Study environment
 Inshore 236 (70.4%) 29 (59.2%) 1 (50.0%) 2 (40.0%)
 Offshore 10 (3.0%) 12 (24.5%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Inshore & offshore 10 (3.0%) 4 (8.2%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Estuary 11 (3.3%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Mixed 3 (0.9%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Lagoon 2 (0.6%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Not specified 63 (18.8%) 4 (8.2%) 1 (50.0%) 3 (60.0%)