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Spatial and temporal variability in juvenile coral densities, survivorship and recruitment in La Parguera, southwestern Puerto Rico
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 45, No. 2-3, 269-281, 2009, 2009)
Juvenile coral survivorship (the proportion of juvenile colonies surviving from t 1 to t 2 ) was assessed by counting, photographing and mapping all juveniles found in 2003 within random permanent 0.25m 2 quadrats at four ...
Variability of aspergillosis in Gorgonia ventalina in La Parguera, Puerto Rico
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 45, No. 2-3, 215-220, 2009, 2009)
Temporal and spatial variability of prevalence of the fungal disease aspergillosis (ASP) affecting Gorgonia ventalina colonies was assessed at several reef sites in La Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico. During 2005 and 2006, ...
Temporal variability and impact of coral diseases and bleaching in La Parguera, Puerto Rico from 2003-2007
Most coral reefs in the wider Caribbean have been showing alarming signs of decline in recent years. Coral diseases and bleaching were monitored seasonally from 2003 to 2007 using the modified CARICOMP protocol with a ...