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...

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Groupers Spawning Aggregations in the Mexican Caribbean

Fish Spawning Aggregations (FSA) represent a vulnerable ecological process. In many species, individuals travel long distances to reproduce in large...

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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 hours underwater swimming transect lines...

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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 extensively (1, 2), however, there...

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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 use and management in the...

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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 (1-4). These habitats have been...

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Counting fish in the kelp forests of Baja California

Kelp forests are the submerged counterparts of rain forests and are among the most productive ecosystem in the world. A...

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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 in the Gulf of California...

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Health index

The size of the different species present in a community is well known to be important in terms of the...

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