The Threatened Atlantic Elkhorn Coral, Acropora palmata: Population Dynamics and Their Policy Implications.
Article, Doctoral thesisEnglishOPEN
Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
Subject: Atlantic elkhorn coral, Acropora palmata, staghorn coral, Acropora cervicornis, species management, population model, sea urchin, Diadema antillarum | UCSD Dissertations, Academic Marine Biology. (Discipline) | Life Sciences
Fossil data from multiple locations indicates that Atlantic elkhorn coral, Acropora
palmata, formed shallow reefs throughout the Caribbean Sea since the Pleistocene. Beginning in the 1980s A. palmata has declined to a small fraction of its formerly vast extent ... View more