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Listening for Mantas

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

Counting fish in the kelp forests of Baja California

Kelp forests are the submerged counterparts of rain forests and are among...

Marine habitat distributions in the Gulf of California

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

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

Every spring, adult Gulf Corvina (Cynoscion othonopterus) return to where they were...

Finding fish with sound at Cabo Pulmo National Park

Counting fish is not an easy task and traditionally requires dive teams...

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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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 of marine invertebrates in rocky reefs in the Gulf of California (GoC)1. In the GoC, information about this group is scarce and the reason they are abundant or the factors that determine their distribution are unknown. Both soft and rocky...

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