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Sensitivity of Calcification to Thermal Stress Varies among Genera of Massive Reef-Building Corals
Reductions in calcification in reef-building corals occur when thermal conditions are suboptimal, but it is unclear how they vary between genera in response to the same thermal stress event. UsingExpand
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Towards Reef Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods: A Handbook for Caribbean Coral Reef Managers
In 2009, the European Union funded a collaborative research programme between scientists in the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, and the United States. The project was entitled ‘Future of Reefs in aExpand
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Gender-related differences in the apparent timing of skeletal density bands in the reef-building coral Siderastrea siderea
Density banding in skeletons of reef-building corals is a valuable source of proxy environmental data. However, skeletal growth strategy has a significant impact on the apparent timing ofExpand
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Sargassum blooms in the Caribbean alter the trophic structure of the sea urchin Diadema antillarum
The arrival of large masses of drifting Sargassum since 2011 has caused changes in the natural dynamics of Caribbean coastal ecosystems. In the summer of 2015, unprecedented and massive mats of S.Expand
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Element concentrations in pelagic Sargassum along the Mexican Caribbean coast in 2018-2019
The massive influx of pelagic Sargassum spp. (sargasso) into the Mexican Caribbean Sea has caused major deterioration of the coastal environment and has affected the tourism industry as well asExpand
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Trophic ecology of sea urchins in coral-rocky reef systems, Ecuador
Sea urchins are important grazers and influence reef development in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP). Diadema mexicanum and Eucidaris thouarsii are the most important sea urchins on the EcuadorianExpand
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Potential omnivory in the sea urchin Diadema antillarum
Abstract Sea urchins are one of the most important herbivores of shallow-water reefs in the Western Atlantic, capable of controlling seaweed communities. One of them, Diadema antillarum Philippi,Expand
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Size-density strategy displayed by Diadema africanum linked with the stability of urchin-barrens in the Canary Islands
The sea urchin Diadema africanum is considered a key herbivore in sublittoral ecosystems of the Canary Islands. Spatial and temporal variability in population structure was carried out at Gran Expand
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ERISNet: deep neural network for Sargassum detection along the coastline of the Mexican Caribbean
Recently, Caribbean coasts have experienced atypical massive arrivals of pelagic Sargassum with negative consequences both ecologically and economically. Based on deep learning techniques, this studyExpand
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Succession and the Relationship between Vegetation and Soil in the Marl Quarries of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Open-pit mining is a common activity in the Yucatan Peninsula for the extraction of limestone. These areas are characterized by the total removal of the natural vegetation cover and soil in order toExpand
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