Population Dynamics of the Reef Crisis

Population Dynamics of the Reef Crisis

by Elsevier Science

Hardcover

$201.00
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Overview

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.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128215296
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/15/2020
Series: Advances in Marine Biology Series , #87
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Bernhard Riegl is professor at the Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. He is the associate director of the National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI). He received the MSc degree from the University of Vienna (Austria) and the PhD degree from the University of Cape Town (South Africa). He also received the habilitation at Karl-Franzens-University Graz (Austria). He was editor of the international scientific journals Coral Reefs and Sedimentology, and is editor of the book series Coral Reefs of the World and an assoc editor at the journal Scientific Reports.

Table of Contents

1. SCTL disease and coral population dynamics in S-Florida Richard Aronson 2. Spatial dynamics of juvenile corals in the Persian/Arabian Gulf Jessica Bouwmeester 3. Surprising stability in sea urchin populations following shifts to algal dominance on heavily bleached reefs John Burt 4. Biophysical model of population connectivity in the Persian Gulf Geórgenes Cavalcante 5. Population dynamics of 20-year decline in clownfish anemones on coral reefs at Eilat, northern Red Sea Nanette Chadwick 6. Demographic drivers of declining coral abundance in Maui, Hawaii Megan Donahue and Megan Ross 7. Gorgonians Peter Edmunds 8. Fish population dynamics over multiple disturbance events (Persian Gulf) David Feary 9. Dynamic population fluctuation in the fungiid coral Cycloseris curvata, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador Joshua Feingold 10. Fish populations in MPA Robert Fidler 11. Cellular automaton model for reef bioerosion in response to sea-urchin population dynamics Peter J. Glynn 12. Spatial and temporal differences in Acropora cervicornis colony size and health Elizabeth Anne Goergen 13. Demographic responses of scleractinian coral communities to two category 5 hurricanes in the Virgin Islands Marilyn Brandt 14. 20 years of change in coral populations and communities in the western Indian Ocean Timothy R. McClanahan 15. Population dynamics of Caribbean Acroporids (Acropora cervicornis and A. palmata) Alex Mercado-Molina 16. Demographics and growth rates of free-living mushroom corals in the sediment-stressed reefs of Singapore Rian Prasetia 17. Demographics of coral population degradation under stress Bernhard Riegl 18. The human population dynamics of the coral reef crisis Bernhard Riegl 19. Dynamics of coral growth across gradients of oceanic productivity Stuart Sandin 20. Vital processes of coral populations Robert vanWoesik 21. Population density, connectivity and assemblages of Eastern pacific octocorals in Ecuador and Galapagos Sascha Steiner 22. Densities of corals under normal and disturbance regimes Peter Mumby

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