Effects of Simulated Eutrophication and Overfishing on Coral Reef Invertebrates, Algae and Microbes in the Red Sea

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Jessen, Christian;
(2013)
  • Subject: Coral Reefs, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Al Fahal, Egypt, Al Qusayr, El Quseir, Overfishing, Eutrophication, Algae, Invertebrates, Corals, Microbes, Bacteria, 16S, Pyrosequencing, Settling Tiles, Terracotta Tiles, Cage, Fertilizer, Combined threats, Exclusion experiments, light exposed substrate, light shaded substrate, Acropora hemprichii, Padina, Hydroclathrus, Herbivores, Herbivory, Top-down, Bottom-Up, Nitrogen, Nitrate, Phosphate
    • ddc: ddc:570

Besides the main climate change consequences, ocean warming and acidification, local disturbances such as overfishing and eutrophication are major threats to coral reefs worldwide. Despite its relatively healthy coral reefs that are increasingly faced with growing coast... View more
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