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Structural Control on Cave Development in Cretaceous Limestone, Southern Puerto Rico
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 40, No. 2, 276–280, 2004, 2004-08)
Surveys of Sistema Los Chorros (815m length) and Sistema Vientos (600 m) represent the first cave maps from southern Puerto Rico published in the last quarter century. These are the largest caves known in that area. They ...
Foraging Behavior, Home Range, Movements and Activity Patterns of Epicrates inornatus (Boidae) at Mata de Plátano Reserve in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 40, No. 3, 343–352, 2004, 2004-12)
Observations of foraging behavior of the Puerto Rican boa (Epicrates inornatus) were performed at a cave entrance beginning one hour before sunset until one hour after sunrise. Boas captured bats from 1745 h to 0600 h, but ...
Variations in Morphology and Coloration in the Black Hamlet, Hypoplectrus nigricans(Teleostei: Serranidae)
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 40, No. 1, 150-154, 2004, 2004-04)
Black hamlet (Hypoplectrus nigricans) was observed to vary in coloration and morphology in Puerto Rico, Mexico and Belize. H. nigricans from Puerto Rico exhibited a larger, grayish body (pectoral fins transparent), with ...
New Locality, Depth, and Size Records and Species Character Modifications of Some Caribbean Deep-Reef/Shallow Slope Fishesand a New Host and Locality Record for the Chimaera Cestodarian
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 40, No. 1, 88-119, 2004, 2004-04)
New geographic localities are noted for chimaera cestodarian, Gyrocotyle rugosa, from the central Atlantic; it and Antillean snake eel, Ophichthus spinicauda; Caribbean lanternshark, Etmopterus hillianus; and dwarf cat ...
New Records of Marine Fishes from the Puerto Rican Plateau
(Carribean Journal of Science, Vol. 40, No. 1, 70-87, 2004, 2004-04)
Forty-six new records of marine fishes to the Puerto Rican Plateau are reported here with notes on their habitat and life history. The lack of previous reports of many of these species is due to three main reasons: poorly ...
The Occurrence of Stemonitis Splendens (Myxomycota: Stemonitales) on Rhizophora Mangle
(Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 40, No. 2, 273-276, 2004, 2004-08)
We reported the occurrence of the myxomycete Stemonitis splendens on red mangrove,Rhizophora mangle. Although S. splendens was reported previously from Puerto Rico, its presence on R. mangle suggests that mangroves, although ...