The tsunami in the Indian Ocean west of Sumatra on December 26, 2004,hit Indonesia, especially the Province of Aceh, with enormous force. Human and material losses were great, and there were fears that the tsunami had also damaged the marine ecosystem, destroying the basis of the regional fi sheries in the process.
Havforskningsnytt Nr. 2 - 2007 Marine research news No. 2 - 2007