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Impact of a White Plague-II Outbreak on a Coral Reef in the Archipelago Los Roques National Park, Venezuela
During the last quarter of 2000, an outbreak of white plague disease (WPD-II) caused sig- nificant coral tissue mortality in several reef building species (Montastraea species complex, ColpophylliaExpand
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Inventory of ascidians (Tunicata, Ascidiacea) from the National Park La Restinga, Isla Margarita, Venezuela
Although ascidians form a conspicuous part of sessile assemblages in the Caribbean, no specialized inventories have been developed in Venezuela, except for a list of 15 species reported fromExpand
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White plague disease outbreak in a coral reef at Los Roques National Park, Venezuela.
Coral diseases have been reported as a major problem affecting Caribbean coral reefs. During August 2000, a coral mortality event of White Plague Disease-II (WPD-II) was observed at Madrizqui Reef inExpand
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Especies del Orden Clypeasteroida (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) de las costas de Venezuela
Species of the Order Clypeasteroida (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) from the Venezuela coasts . In Venezuela, taxonomic studies of echinoids are scarce, and most of the information is scattered inExpand
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Sea anemones (Cnidaria: Actiniaria, Corallimorpharia, Ceriantharia, Zoanthidea) from marine shallow-water environments in Venezuela: new records and an updated inventory
BackgroundThis study compiles the diversity of sea anemones in different shallow habitats (i.e. rocky shores, coral reefs, mangroves and sandy bottoms) in several locations of Venezuela, includingExpand
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Estado actual de las enfermedades y otros signos de deterioro coralino en siete arrecifes del Parque Nacional Archipiélago de Los Roques, Venezuela
This work was aim ed to determine the incidence of coral diseases in six different reef sites at the Parque Nacional Archipielago de Los Roques, Venezuela: Arrecife de herradura, Arrecife costanero,Expand
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Abundancia de Diadema antillarum (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) en las costas de Venezuela
Abundance of Diadema antillarum (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) in the coasts of Venezuela. Diadema antillarum is a shallow-water sea-urchin from the tropical Atlantic whose populations almost disap-Expand
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Especies de Aplysia (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia, Aplysiidae) de las Costas de Venezuela
En este trabajo se reportan las especies de Aplysia presentes en las costas de Venezuela, encontradas en muestreos de la zona intermareal en ambientes rocosos y otros habitais en diferentesExpand
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