The impact of the 1998 coral mortality on reef fish communities in the Seychelles.

@article{Spalding2002TheIO,
  title={The impact of the 1998 coral mortality on reef fish communities in the Seychelles.},
  author={Mark Donald Spalding and G Eric Jarvis},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2002},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          309-21
        }
}
Coral reef fish communities in the Seychelles are highly diverse and remain less affected by the direct impacts of human activities than those on many other coral reefs in the Indian Ocean. These factors make them highly suitable for a detailed survey of the impacts of the 1998 mass coral mortality, which devastated the coral faunas of the region. Using underwater visual census (UVC) techniques. fish communities were sampled in three localities in the southern Seychelles and one locality in the… CONTINUE READING
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