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Climate change: links to global expansion of harmful cyanobacteria.
Overall, stricter nutrient management will likely be the most feasible and practical approach to long-term CyanoHAB control in a warmer, stormier and more extreme world. Expand
Inhibition of coral recruitment by macroalgae and cyanobacteria
Evidence is provided that algae and cyanobacteria use tactics beyond space occupation to inhibit coral recruitment, thereby perpetuating reduced coral cover and limiting coral community recovery on reefs experiencing phase shifts or tempo- rary algal blooms. Expand
New perspectives on ecological mechanisms affecting coral recruitment on reefs
This review summarizes existing information on ecological factors affecting scleractinian coral recruitment and suggests that further research on fertilization ecology, connectivity, larval condition, positive and negative cues influencing substrate selection, and post-settlement ecology will be critical to manage these diverse ecosystems for recovery. Expand
Mini-review: quorum sensing in the marine environment and its relationship to biofouling
Direct and indirect effects of QS signals and inhibitors on the process of marine biofouling are discussed and Directions for future investigations and QS-related biotechnological applications are highlighted. Expand
The biogeography of polyphenolic compounds in marine macroalgae: temperate brown algal defenses deter feeding by tropical herbivorous fishes
It is hypothesized that tropical brown algae do not use phenolic compounds as antiherbivore defenses because these compounds are not effective deterrents against tropical fish, and they are not used by Guamanian brown algae. Expand
Global warming and cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms.
  • V. Paul
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Advances in experimental medicine and biology
  • 2008
The responses of cyanobacteria to changing environmental patterns associated with global climate change are important subjects for future research and will have ecological and biogeochemical significance as well as management implications. Expand
Larval settlement preferences and post-settlement survival of the threatened Caribbean corals Acropora palmata and A. cervicornis
Some, but not all, CCA species facilitated the larval settlement and post-settlement survival of these two threatened corals, highlighting the importance of benthic community composition for successful coral recruitment. Expand
Effects of herbivore exclusion and nutrient enrichment on coral reef macroalgae and cyanobacteria
It is suggested that the relative palatabilities of dominant algae, as well as algal growth responses to nutrient enrichment, will determine the potential for phase shifts to algal-dominated communities. Expand