Marine nurseries and effective juvenile habitats : concepts and applications

  title={Marine nurseries and effective juvenile habitats : concepts and applications},
  author={Craig P. Dahlgren and G. Todd Kellison and Aaron J. Adams and Bronwyn M Gillanders and Matthew S. Kendall and Craig A. Layman and Janet A. Ley and Ivan Nagelkerken and Joseph E. Serafy},
Much recent attention has been focused on juvenile fish and invertebrate habitat use, particularly defining and identifying marine nurseries. The most significant advancement in this area has been the development of a standardized framework for assessing the relative importance of juvenile habitats and classifying the most productive as nurseries. Within this framework, a marine nursery is defined as a juvenile habitat for a particular species that contributes a greater than average number of… CONTINUE READING
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