Legally protect marine and freshwater mammal species
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Legal protection may be given to a threatened species on a national or international scale. Levels of protection may vary for different species and may include protection against hunting, killing, harassing, capturing, trading or disturbing and disrupting behavioural patterns, such as migration, breeding, feeding or sheltering.
Evidence related to the legal protection of habitats is described in Legally protect habitat for marine and freshwater mammals.