Population biology of Porites astreoides and Diploria strigosa on a shallow Caribbean reef

@article{Edmunds2010PopulationBO,
  title={Population biology of Porites astreoides and Diploria strigosa on a shallow Caribbean reef},
  author={P. Edmunds},
  journal={Marine Ecology Progress Series},
  year={2010},
  volume={418},
  pages={87-104}
}
  • P. Edmunds
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Marine Ecology Progress Series
  • The detrimental impacts of anthropogenic disturbances on tropical coral reefs have been studied in detail, but there have been limited efforts to determine which corals might endure these adverse conditions. This study focused on 2 Caribbean corals that have survived better than most in recent years on shallow reefs (5 to 9 m depth) in St. John, US Virgin Islands, and it used demo- graphic models to explore their responses to disturbance. The species studied were Porites astreoides, which has… CONTINUE READING
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