In-Situ Effects of Simulated Overfishing and Eutrophication on Benthic Coral Reef Algae Growth, Succession, and Composition in the Central Red Sea

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Christian Jessen; Cornelia Roder; Javier Felipe Villa Lizcano; Christian R Voolstra; Christian Wild;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 8,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066992, pmc: PMC3686771
  • Subject: Research Article | Marine Monitoring | Algae | Fisheries Science | Marine Biology | Ecology | Plant-Environment Interactions | Plants | Marine Conservation | Phycology | Plant Science | Biology | Coastal Ecology | Corals | Marine Environments | Community Ecology | Plant Ecology | Medicine | Ecological Environments | Marine Ecology | Biogeochemistry | Q | R | Coral Reefs | Science | Conservation Science
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Overfishing and land-derived eutrophication are major local threats to coral reefs and may affect benthic communities, moving them from coral dominated reefs to algal dominated ones. The Central Red Sea is a highly under-investigated area, where healthy coral reefs are ... View more
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