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The value of fisheries in the Upper Gulf of California

In April 2015, a temporary suspension of fishing with gill nets in the Upper Gulf…

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Biological and fisheries monitoring of the Gulf Corvina in the Upper Gulf of California

In the Upper Gulf of California, the Gulf corvina (Cynoscion othonopterus) fishery is one of…

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Gulf Mangroves Store Carbon by the Ton

Severely threatened around the world, mangrove forests provide us with many irreplaceable ecosystem services, including…

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Mexico’s national fishery statistics

Conclusions In 1995 the Mexican Secretariat of Fisheries published the National Fisheries Inventory for the…

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Eco-tourism

Ecotourism or Ecotour-ish? Evaluation of Marine-Based Ecotourism Operations in Baja California Sur

With the unstoppable (1) growth of the tourism industry expanding further into remote, natural areas,…

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Eco-tourism

The Nature-Based Marine Tourism Industry in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula

The Baja California Peninsula in Northern Mexico is renowned for its coastal and marine ecosystems, which support…

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Biological Monitoring

Groupers Spawning Aggregations in the Mexican Caribbean

Fish Spawning Aggregations (FSA) represent a vulnerable ecological process. In many species, individuals travel long…

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Fisheries

Economic value of fishing activity in the lagoon complex of Bahía Magdalena-Almejas, B.C.S., Mexico

The communities of Puerto San Carlos and Puerto Chale are part of the Bahía Magdalena-Almejas…

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Ecology

Relationship between size of polyps and the distribution of sea fans in the Gulf of California

Sea fans, or soft corals, which can form extensive underwater forests, are the dominant group…

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Mangroves

Distant mangroves share similar fish communities, while neighbors can be different

Mangrove forests form complex and productive ecosystems at the edges of the tropical oceans, and…

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Kelp Forests

Assessing the role of fish in kelp forests and rocky reefs

There is a widespread perception that the healthier an ecosystem is, the more species it…

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Fisheries

Echosounder surveys reveal that small fish escape from the Gulf Corvina fishery

Every spring, adult Gulf Corvina (Cynoscion othonopterus) return to where they were born in the…

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