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Nutrient distribution across the insular shelf of La Parguera, Puerto Rico: assessment by algal tissue nitrogen
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 45, No. 2-3, 181-190, 2009, 2009)
A survey was conducted to investigate possible presence of an inshore to shelf edge gradient in % nitrogen (%N) and stable nitrogen isotope ratio (δ 15 N; ‰ vs. air) in tissues of the rhodophyte Acanthophora spicifera and ...
Dynamics of shelf edge coral reef-associated macroalgae at La Parguera, Puerto Rico
Percentage cover of coral reef associated algae increased significantly from 2003 to 2007 at two shelf edge sites in southwest Puerto Rico (42.8 % to 75.3% at Weinberg Reef and 67.4% to 81.8% at El Hoyo). While the increase ...
Spatial and temporal patterns of water quality indicators in reef systems of southwestern Puerto Rico
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 45, No. 2-3, 168-180, 2009, 2009)
Baseline information on the water quality status of coral reefs and associated habitats of La Parguera, southwestern PR, is presented. Measurements of temperature, salinity, chlorophyll a , turbidity, fluorescence of ...