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Sound Production and Reproductive Behavior of Yellowfin Grouper, Mycteroperca venenosa (Serranidae) at a Spawning Aggregation
Reproductive behaviors and sound production of the Yellowfin grouper (Mycteroperca venenosa) are described from in-situ observations by divers as well as synchronous underwater audio-video recordingsExpand
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A survey of the epibiota of Eretmochelys imbricata (Testudines: Cheloniidae) of Mona Island, Puerto Rico.
  • M. T. Schärer
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Revista de biologia tropical
  • 1 June 2003
Epibiotic organisms inhabiting non-nesting hawksbill sea turtles, Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766), are described from Mona and Monito Islands, Puerto Rico. Epibiont samples from 105 turtlesExpand
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Sound production by red hind Epinephelus guttatus in spatially segregated spawning aggregations
Many fishes, including groupers, produce sounds associated with mating behavior; recording and analyzing the occurrence of these sounds can provide long time-series records of grouper use of spawningExpand
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Sound production as an indicator of red hind density at a spawning aggregation
Annual spawning aggregations of red hind Epinephelus guttatus form at predictable times and locations and have historically succumbed to overfishing. Monitoring the status and res- toration ofExpand
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Sound production associated with reproductive behavior of Nassau grouper Epinephelus striatus at spawning aggregations
Sound production by Nassau grouper Epinephelus striatus is described from differ- ent spawning aggregation sites in the Caribbean. Passive acoustic data and video were recorded in Belize (FebruaryExpand
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Marine protected areas in Puerto Rico: Historical and current perspectives
In Puerto Rico, the environmental legislation for establishing marine protected areas (MPAs) is complex due to its current political position with the United States (US) as not only local but alsoExpand
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Sounds associated with the reproductive behavior of the black grouper (Mycteroperca bonaci)
Passive acoustic and synchronous video recordings were made at two spawning aggregation sites to study the sounds associated with reproductive behaviors of Mycteroperca bonaci. A characteristic soundExpand
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Mass mortality of gorgonians due to a Cyphoma gibbosum (Linnaeus) population outbreak at Mona Island, Puerto Rico
Although the impact of predation by Cyphoma gibbosum has been reported as minimal on gorgonian survivorship (Yoshioka and Yoshioka 1991), during population outbreaks, their effects may influence theExpand
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Genetic diversity of Chelonibia caretta , commensal barnacles of the endangered hawksbill sea turtle Eretmochelys imbricata from the Caribbean (Puerto Rico)
The patterns of mitochondrial genetic diversity were studied in Chelonibia caretta , commensal barnacles of the endangered hawksbill sea turtle Eretmochelys imbricata from Mona Island of Puerto Rico.Expand
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