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From Anchovies to Sardines and Back: Multidecadal Change in the Pacific Ocean
In the Pacific Ocean, air and ocean temperatures, atmospheric carbon dioxide, landings of anchovies and sardines, and the productivity of coastal and open ocean ecosystems have varied over periods ofExpand
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Worldwide large-scale fluctuations of sardine and anchovy populations
Decade-scale regimes of sardine Sardinops sagax and anchovy Engraulis spp. have been observed in the productive coastal waters of the North-Western, North-Eastern and South-Eastern Pacific and theExpand
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The Gulf of California: Review of ecosystem status and sustainability challenges
The Gulf of California is unique because of its geographical location and conformation. It hosts diverse ecosystems and important fisheries that support industry and provide livelihood to coastalExpand
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Ocean-color variability in the Gulf of California: scales from days to ENSO
Abstract Time series of surface chlorophyll a concentration ( C sat ) and phytoplankton net primary production (NPP) in the Gulf of California were derived using satellite data from OCTS, SeaWiFS,Expand
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Ecosystem trophic structure and energy flux in the Northern Gulf of California, México
Abstract Using the Ecopath with Ecosim software, a trophic structure model of the Northern Gulf of California was constructed to represent the main biomass flows in the system. It was based mostly onExpand
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Changing climate in the Gulf of California
We conducted a four year interdisciplinary collaborative project focused in the Gulf of California, the most important fishing region for Mexico. We reviewed published reports, collected and analyzedExpand
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Baja California's Biological Transition Zones: Refuges for the California Sardine
The information on the transitional areas between the temperate and tropical domains at the southern extent of the California Current System is reviewed and described, particularly searching for theExpand
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Frequent monitoring of temperature: an essential requirement for site selection in bivalve aquaculture in tropical–temperate transition zones
Frequent monitoring of temperature (FMT) for over 1 year at two aquaculture sites in the western Baja California peninsula was analysed in terms of hourly, daily and monthly variability, and withExpand
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SCALES OF INTERANNUAL VARIABILITY IN THE CALIFORNIA CURRENT SYSTEM: ASSOCIATED PHYSICAL MECHANISMS AND LIKELY ECOLOGICAL IMPACTS
We examined interannual change in several physical environmental indexes to isolate the main scales of variation previously reported—the high (~5‐7 years), decadal-bidecadal (~20‐30 years), and veryExpand
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Coastal upwelling in the eastern Gulf of California
Abstract Understanding and quantifying upwelling is of great importance for marine resource management. Direct measurement of this process is extremely difficult and observed time-series do notExpand
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