D. Chris Pinkard

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Thirteen cohorts of the Caribbean reef fish Thalassoma bifasciatum were collected over 4 yr (2000 to 2003) in the upper Florida Keys, USA. Juvenile fish were censused and collected from replicate reefs shortly after settlement. The otoliths were examined to obtain early life history information such as timing of spawning, larval growth, pelagic larval(More)
We deployed three replicate larval light traps off the upper Florida Keys from June–September 2001 to measure the delivery of settlement-stage fish larvae to the coral reefs. Nightly measures of larval abundance were compared to water temperatures measured across the outer reef, nearby wind records, and the alongshore and cross-shelf components of the(More)
We examined the relationship between the pelagic environment and the lunar timing of reproduction and recruitment of a coral reef fish by comparing patterns exhibited by fish under normal oceanographic conditions with patterns exhibited by fish that experienced significantly different pelagic conditions (i.e. encounter with meso-scale, low-salinity North(More)
DNA sequence information underpins genetic research, enabling discoveries of important biological or medical benefit. Sequencing projects have traditionally used long (400-800 base pair) reads, but the existence of reference sequences for the human and many other genomes makes it possible to develop new, fast approaches to re-sequencing, whereby shorter(More)
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