Integrating remote sensing and diver observations to predict the distribution of invasive lionfish on Bahamian coral reefs

@article{Davis2019IntegratingRS,
  title={Integrating remote sensing and diver observations to predict the distribution of invasive lionfish on Bahamian coral reefs},
  author={Alexandra C. D. Davis},
  journal={Marine Ecology Progress Series},
  year={2019}
}
  • A. Davis
  • Published 30 July 2019
  • Environmental Science
  • Marine Ecology Progress Series
The ongoing invasion of coral reefs in the greater Caribbean region by Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois spp.) poses challenges for managers. Al though the dynamics and ecological effects of lionfish invasions have been examined in detail at the scale of individual reefs, relatively little information is available on the patterns of the invasion over larger areas. This study combined species counts and microhabitat observations from SCUBA surveys with satellite-derived bathymetry and habitat data… 

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