Interaction of herbivory and seasonality on the dynamics of Caribbean macroalgae


Many Caribbean coral reefs are undergoing a phase shift from coral to macroalgal dominance. Understanding the processes driving changes in algal abundance and community structure requires clarification of the relative effects of top-down (e.g., herbivory) and bottom-up processes (e.g., light, temperature, and nutrients). To date, a number of studies have… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00338-012-0889-9


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