aquatic reserve

/əˌkwɒtɪk rəˈzɜv/ (say uh.kwotik ruh'zerv)

noun
a designated marine area, usually smaller than a marine national park, which is established to protect biodiversity and to provide representative samples of marine life and habitats.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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