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Listening for Mantas

Imagine you’re in a water taxi, speeding along the lush southern coast...

Assessing the role of fish in kelp forests and rocky reefs

There is a widespread perception that the healthier an ecosystem is, the...

Marine habitat distributions in the Gulf of California

The value of nature and its contribution to human well-being and development...

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...

Groupers Spawning Aggregations in the Mexican Caribbean

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

The value of fisheries in the Upper Gulf of California

In April 2015, a temporary suspension of fishing with gill nets in...

Gulf Mangroves Store Carbon by the Ton

Severely threatened around the world, mangrove forests provide us with many irreplaceable...

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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 provide key habitat for numerous animal species.  Home to terrestrial mammals and reptiles, flocks of migrating or resident birds, and schools of fishes that use the flooded mangrove forest floor as nurseries and feeding grounds, mangroves are teeming with life.1 ...

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