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The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity
BACKGROUND The question of how many marine species exist is important because it provides a metric for how much we do and do not know about life in the oceans. We have compiled the first register ofExpand
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Systematics of the Hexacorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa)
The composition of and relationships among higher-level groups within the anthozoan subclass Hexacorallia ( = Zoantharia) has been controversial because independent analyses of anatomy, life history,Expand
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Managing for ocean biodiversity to sustain marine ecosystem services
Managing a complex ecosystem to balance delivery of all of its services is at the heart of ecosystem-based management. But how can this balance be accomplished amidst the conflicting demands ofExpand
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Finding NEMO: nestedness engendered by mutualistic organization in anemonefish and their hosts
The interaction structure of mutualistic relationships, in terms of relative specialization of the partners, is important to understanding their ecology and evolution. Analyses of the mutualisticExpand
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The Adaptive Hypothesis of Bleaching
Despite the perception that corals and coral reefs are limited to stable habitats distinguished by very narrow environmental parameters, the coral-algal symbiosis is capable of surviving under aExpand
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Reproduction of Cnidaria
Empirical and experimental data on cnidarian reproduction show it to be more variable than had been thought, and many patterns that had previously been deduced hold up poorly or not at all in lightExpand
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