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Status and trends of Caribbean coral reefs : 1970-2012
With only about one-sixth of the original coral cover left, most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next 20 years, primarily due to the loss of grazers in the region, according to this latestExpand
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Predator-Induced Demographic Shifts in Coral Reef Fish Assemblages
In recent years, it has become apparent that human impacts have altered community structure in coastal and marine ecosystems worldwide. Of these, fishing is one of the most pervasive, and a growingExpand
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A global analysis of coral bleaching over the past two decades
Thermal-stress events associated with climate change cause coral bleaching and mortality that threatens coral reefs globally. Yet coral bleaching patterns vary spatially and temporally. Here weExpand
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BotCam: a baited camera system for nonextractive monitoring of bottomfish species
A stereo-video baited camera system (BotCam) has been developed as a fishery-independent tool to monitor and study deepwater fish species and their habitat. During testing, BotCam was deployedExpand
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Fishing top predators indirectly affects condition and reproduction in a reef-fish community.
To examine the indirect effects of fishing on energy allocation in non-target prey species, condition and reproductive potential were measured for five representative species (two-spot red snapperExpand
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The DNA of coral reef biodiversity: predicting and protecting genetic diversity of reef assemblages
Conservation of ecological communities requires deepening our understanding of genetic diversity patterns and drivers at community-wide scales. Here, we use seascape genetic analysis of a diversityExpand
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Parsing human and biophysical drivers of coral reef regimes
Coral reefs worldwide face unprecedented cumulative anthropogenic effects of interacting local human pressures, global climate change and distal social processes. Reefs are also bound by the naturalExpand
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Demographic patterns in the peacock grouper (Cephalopholis argus), an introduced Hawaiian reef fish
This study took advantage of a unique opportunity to collect large sample sizes of a coral reef fish species across a range of physical and biological features of the Hawaiian Archipelago toExpand
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Bonefishes in Hawai’i and the importance of angler-based data to inform fisheries management
Bonefishes in Hawai’i have had a cultural and subsistence importance since the early Hawaiians harvested and raised them. Today, the recreational fishery for bonefishes in Hawai’i continues to expandExpand
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Largest global shark biomass found in the northern Galápagos Islands of Darwin and Wolf
Overfishing has dramatically depleted sharks and other large predatory fishes worldwide except for a few remote and/or well-protected areas. The islands of Darwin and Wolf in the far north of theExpand
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