Optimum Temperatures for Net Primary Productivity of Three Tropical Seagrass Species

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Collier, Catherine J.; Ow, Yan X.; Langlois, Lucas; Uthicke, Sven; Johansson, Charlotte L.; O'Brien, Katherine R.; Hrebien, Victoria; Adams, Matthew P.; (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science,volume 8 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01446, pmc: PMC5572403
  • Subject: net primary productivity | Halodule uninervis | Plant Science | Cymodocea serrulata | Original Research | thermal stress | sea temperature | tropical seagrass | climate change | Zostera muelleri

Rising sea water temperature will play a significant role in responses of the world's seagrass meadows to climate change. In this study, we investigated seasonal and latitudinal variation (spanning more than 1,500 km) in seagrass productivity, and the optimum temperatur... View more
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