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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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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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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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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Bahía Magdalena: habitat diversity sustains fisheries

The lagoon complex Bahia Magdalena-Almejas (BMA) is one of the most biodiverse lagoon ecosystems in…

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Marine habitat distributions in the Gulf of California

The value of nature and its contribution to human well-being and development is being increasingly…

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Finding fish with sound at Cabo Pulmo National Park

Counting fish is not an easy task and traditionally requires dive teams to spend many…

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Recovering fishery resources in the Gulf of California

Ocean reefs are a source of food and income for many coastal communities that extract…

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Sardine fishery collapse in the Gulf of California

Sardines and anchovies are small pelagic fish (also known as forage fish), low in the…

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Fisheries driving development in Punta Abreojos, Mexico

Punta Abreojos is one of the most important fishing communities in terms of marine resource…

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The lunar cycle and the fisheries of the Upper Gulf of California

In the Upper Gulf of California large tidal fluctuations, as well as migration and spawning…

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Mangroves are snapper generators

Juvenile yellow snapper (Lutjanus argentiventris) depend on estuary habitats in their first year of life….

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Understanding the jellyfish bloom of 2012 in Golfo de Santa Clara

Since the 1970s, concern has emerged about the increase in size and frequency of jellyfish…

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Kilos and Pesos. Interactions between fisheries catch and market value.

The fishing industry provides food both for human or animal consumption. It also provides livelihood…

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Mapping sound production by Gulf Corvina at a spawning aggregation site

During the months of March through June, over a million Gulf Corvina (Cynoscion othonopterus) migrate…

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Spatial Distribution of Potential Fishing Effort in the Gulf of California, Mexico

The Gulf of California is well known for being one of the world’s top marine…

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Snapper habitat in Gulf of California mangrove forests

Many fish use mangrove forests as habitat, especially while they are juveniles. Snappers (Lutjanidae) are…

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Climate and fisheries

El Niño is an ocean and atmospheric phenomenon that has a significant impact on our…

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Spatial structure of commercial marine fisheries in NW Mexico

Marine fisheries in NW Mexico are currently managed as a single group. Our 2011 analysis…

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