Effects of long-term exclusion of the limpet Cymbula oculus (Born) on the distribution of intertidal organisms on a rocky shore

@article{Maneveldt2009EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of long-term exclusion of the limpet Cymbula oculus (Born) on the distribution of intertidal organisms on a rocky shore},
  author={Gavin W. Maneveldt and Rosemary C. Eager and Aghmat Bassier},
  journal={African Journal of Marine Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={31},
  pages={171 - 179}
}
Zonation patterns on rocky shores are typically as a result of both physical factors and biological interactions. Physical factors generally set the upper limits of species distributions whereas biological interactions generally set their lower limits. However, recent research has shown that biological factors can also influence the upper limits of species' recruitment and colonisation. Whereas such evidence has been shown for rocky shores internationally, little experimental evidence exists… 
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