Saba Bank research expedition 2011 - Progress Report

Beek, I.J.M. van; Meesters, H.W.G.


The Saba Bank is a large submerged carbonate platform of approximately 2,200 km2 in the Caribbean Sea which lies partially within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Netherlands and partially within the territorial waters of Saba and St. Eustatius. The Saba Bank research program aims to obtain information on the biodiversity, key ecological processes and carrying capacity for commercial fisheries to facilitate sustainable management of the area.