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Population Dynamics of the Reef Crisis, Vol 87. Advances in Marine Biology

  • ID: 5029650
  • Book
  • November 2020
  • 512 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
Population Dynamics of the Reef Crisis, Volume 87 in the Advances in Marine Biology series, updates on many topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology and biological oceanography. Chapters in this new release cover SCTL disease and coral population dynamics in S-Florida, Spatial dynamics of juvenile corals in the Persian/Arabian Gulf, Surprising stability in sea urchin populations following shifts to algal dominance on heavily bleached reefs, Biophysical model of population connectivity in the Persian Gulf, Population dynamics of 20-year decline in clownfish anemones on coral reefs at Eilat, northern Red Sea, and much more.

- Reviews articles on the latest advances in marine biology- Authored by leading figures in their respective fields of study- Presents materials that are widely used by managers, students and academic professionals in the marine sciences

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Introduction: Population dynamics of the reef crisis

Bernhard Riegl

1. Population dynamics of the reef crisis: Consequences of the growing human population

Bernhard Riegl and Peter W. Glynn

2. Projected shifts in coral size structure in the Anthropocene

Chiara Pisapia, Peter J. Edmunds, Holly V. Moeller, Bernhard Riegl, Mike McWilliam, Christopher D. Wells and Morgan S. Pratchett

3. Population dynamics of diseased corals: Effects of a Shut Down Reaction outbreak in Puerto Rican Acropora cervicornis

Alex E. Mercado-Molina, Alberto M. Sabat and Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado

4. Spatial and temporal differences in Acropora cervicornis colony size and health

Elizabeth A. Goergen, Kathleen Semon Lunz and David S. Gilliam

5. Population dynamics and growth rates of free-living mushroom corals (Scleractinia: Fungiidae) in sediment-stressed reefs of Singapore

Rian Prasetia, Zi Wei Lim, Aaron Teo, Tom Shlesinger, Yossi Loya and Peter A. Todd

6. Population fluctuations of the fungiid coral Cycloseris curvata, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Joshua S. Feingold and Brandon Brulé

7. Considering the rates of growth in two taxa of coral across Pacific islands

Stuart A. Sandin, Clinton B. Edwards, Nicole E. Pedersen, Vid Petrovic, Gaia Pavoni, Esmeralda Alcantar, Kendall S. Chancellor, Michael D. Fox, Brenna Stallings, Christopher J. Sullivan, Randi Rotjan, Federico Ponchio and Brian J. Zgliczynski

8. Biophysical model of coral population connectivity in the Arabian/Persian Gulf

Geórgenes Cavalcante, Filipe Vieira, Jonas Mortensen, Radhouane Ben-Hamadou, Pedro Range, Elizabeth Goergen, Edmo Campos and Bernhard Riegl

9. Larval connectivity and water quality explain spatial distribution of crown-of-thorns starfish outbreaks across the Great Barrier Reef

Matthews S, Mellin C and Pratchett M

10. COTSMod: A spatially explicit metacommunity model of outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish and coral recovery

S. Matthews, K. Shoemaker, M.S. Pratchett and C. Mellin

11. Coral community life histories and population dynamics driven by seascape bathymetry and temperature variability

T.R. McClanahan

12. The timing and causality of ecological shifts on Caribbean reefs

William F. Precht, Richard B. Aronson, Toby A. Gardner, Jennifer A. Gill, Julie P. Hawkins, Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado, Walter C. Jaap, Tim R. Mcclanahan, Melanie D. Mcfield, Thaddeus J.T. Murdoch, Maggy M. Nugues, Callum M. Roberts, Christiane K. Schelten, Andrew R. Watkinson and Isabelle M. Côté

13. The rise of octocoral forests on Caribbean reefs

Howard R. Lasker, Lorenzo Bramanti, Georgios Tsounis and Peter J. Edmunds

14. Octocoral populations and connectivity in continental Ecuador and Galápagos, Eastern Pacific

Sascha C.C. Steiner, Priscilla Martínez, Fernando Rivera, Mathew Johnston and Bernhard Riegl

15. A tropical eastern Pacific invasive brittle star species (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) reaches southeastern Florida

Peter W. Glynn, Renata Alitto, Joshua Dominguez, Ana B. Christensen, Phillip Gillette, Nicolas Martinez, Bernhard M. Riegl and Kyle Dettloff
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