Canary Current 41 Giwa Regional Assessment
The GIWA region Canary Current encompasses Cape Verde, the Canary Islands, Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and the western part of Morocco that drains into the Atlantic Ocean. In order to conduct a suitable assessment, the region was divided into two sub-systems in recognition of signifi cant ecological, climatic and cultural diff erences. The northern sub-system covers part of northern Mauritania and the western part of Morocco. The southern sub-system includes the southern part of Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde and the Canary Islands.
10 Jan 2014