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Rhodolith bed diversity in the Gulf of California: the importance of rhodolith structure and consequences of disturbance
Rhodolith beds, unattached coralline reefs, support a high diversity and abundance of marine species from both hard and soft benthos. We used surveys in multiple shallow (3-20 m) beds in the Gulf ofExpand
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Comparative study of two maerl beds with different otter trawling history, southeast Iberian Peninsula
1. A comparative study of the characteristics of sediment structure and associated assemblages was conducted in two areas with different trawling histories, one with low trawling pressure andExpand
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Identifying critical foraging habitats of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) along the Pacific coast of the Baja California peninsula, Mexico
1.The conservation of highly mobile and migratory species remains one of the most serious challenges to resource managers. 2.Intense mortality of immature green turtles has been identified atExpand
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PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN THE GENUS HYPNEA (GIGARTINALES, RHODOPHYTA), WITH A DESCRIPTION OF H. CAESPITOSA SP. NOV. 1
Species discrimination within the gigartinalean red algal genus Hypnea has been controversial. To help resolve the controversy and explore phylogeny within the genus, we determined rbcL sequencesExpand
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Efecto de la temperatura sobre las tasas de fotosíntesis, crecimiento y calcificación del alga coralina de vida libre Lithophyllum margaritae Effect of temperature on photosynthesis, growth and
Rhodolith beds are the dominant submerged calcifying aquatic vegetation in some coastal marine environments worldwide but few quantitative data are available regarding their physiology. In the GulfExpand
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Diversity and natural history of a Lithothamnion muelleri-Sargassum horridum community in the Gulf of California
We quantitatively assessed the relative contribution of the rhodolith form of Lithothamnion muelleri, a likely foundation species, to macroorganism diversity in a community also inhabited by theExpand
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CLATHROMORPHUM NEREOSTRATUM (CORALLINALES, RHODOPHYTA): THE OLDEST ALGA? 1
The longevity of organisms is intrinsically interesting and can provide useful information on their population structure and dynamics and the dynamics of associated communities. With the exception ofExpand
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Rhodolith bed: a newly discovered habitat in the North Pacific Ocean
Abstract Rhodoliths are unattached calcareous red algae that form extensive beds. Although rhodolith beds are widely distributed in temperate and tropical areas, a recent discovery in the NorthExpand
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Mesophyllum erubescens (Corallinales, Rhodophyta)—so many species in one epithet
The name Mesophyllum erubescens has been applied to protuberant rhodolith specimens which sometimes occur abundantly, as well as to encrusting specimens in tropical and temperate waters in theExpand
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