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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...

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...

Fishing in Bahia Magdalena-Almejas: economic engine for Baja California Sur

The Baja California peninsula produces nearly 50% of the total national fisheries...

Finding fish with sound at Cabo Pulmo National Park

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

Tying it all together

The Gulf corvina (Cynoscion othonopterus), a large marine fish endemic to the...

Gulf Mangroves Store Carbon by the Ton

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

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Habitats

Marine habitat distributions in the Gulf of California

The value of nature and its contribution to human well-being and development is being increasingly appreciated by researchers, communities, and governments. Calculating the economic benefits of an ecosystem service in order to justify the sustainable use and/or conservation of a resource or area is often necessary to validate the actual cost of conservation action, but...

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