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El Niño and similar perturbation effects on the benthos of the Humboldt, California, and Benguela Current upwelling ecosystems
Abstract. To a certain degree, Eastern Boundary Current (EBC) ecosystems are similar: Cold bottom water from moderate depths, rich in nutrients, is transported to the euphotic zone by a combinationExpand
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Climate variability and the Peruvian scallop fishery: the role of formal institutions in resilience building
Peru experiences recurrent ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) events during which the Peruvian bay scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) undergoes substantial changes in its stock size. In the North ofExpand
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Management of the Peruvian bay scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) metapopulation with regard to environmental change
1. This paper sets out to: (1) review previous ecological studies and analyse recent trends of the Peruvian bay scallop fishery in order to better understand and to model the species’ temporal andExpand
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Carrying capacity simulations as a tool for ecosystem-based management of a scallop aquaculture system
Over the past decade, Sechura Bay has become an important center for mariculture in Peru, where the Peruvian bay scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) is grown in bottom cultures. Currently, the businessExpand
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Tissue-specific Cd and Pb accumulation in Peruvian scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) transplanted to a suspended and bottom culture at Sechura Bay, Peru.
In order to understand the effect of different culture systems on Cd and Pb accumulation, suspended long-line and bottom cultures of Argopecten purpuratus were conducted during January until AprilExpand
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A catch forecast model for the peruvian scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) based on estimators of spawning stock and settlement rate
The Peruvian Bay scallop (Argopecten purpuratus) fishery in Independencia bay (Southern Peru) is being subjected to great inter-annual variability in catch and effort. This is mainly due to the ENSOExpand
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Changes in trophic flow structure of Independence Bay (Peru) over an ENSO cycle
Abstract During the strong warm El Nino (EN) that occurred in 1997/98, Independence Bay (14°S, Peru) showed a ca. 10 °C increase in surface temperatures, higher oxygen concentrations, and clearerExpand
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Population dynamics of the oyster Crassostrea rhizophorae from the Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta, Colombia
Abstract Growth parameters, instantaneous mortality rates ( Z , F and M ), yield per recruit and biomass per recruit of the oyster Crassostrea rhizophorae were estimated using the FiSAT package,Expand
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