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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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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A description of El Niño/La Niña effects in the Gulf of California

The El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is an irregular, periodic variation in the sea surface…

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How many species and groups of invertebrates are in the Gulf of California reefs?

The fish communities in the reefs of the Gulf of California (GoC) have been studied…

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Exploring diversity in Cabo Pulmo National Park through fish eggs and larvae

Genetic identification of fish eggs and larvae can be a useful tool to assess the…

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How many gulf curvinas have been caught?

Extraction levels in any fishery should never exceed the species’ capacity to recover (never catch…

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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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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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How distance between mangroves and reefs could affect snapper populations

Several species of snappers are dependent on mangrove forests during their first year of life…

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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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Sampling mangrove peat in the Southern Gulf of California

Mangrove forests, tropical coastal wetland ecosystems, are severely threatened by human activities,1 on local scales…

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Richness, density and biomass as measures of health

There is a huge difference between the rocky reefs in the Gulf of California that…

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Mexico’s reefs and underwater data

For the last 15 years GCMP scientists have been surveying many of the rocky reefs…

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Health index

The size of the different species present in a community is well known to be…

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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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Who’s eating who?

The characteristics of an ecosystem are often best understood by the feeding relationships of the…

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Fishing vessel movement: recording Mexico’s fishermen

Collecting spatial information on the movement of fishing vessels and the deployment of fishing gear…

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