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Title: Dynamics of a macroalgal rocky intertidal community in the colombian Caribbean
Other Titles: Dinámica de una comunidad macroalgal del intermareal rocoso en el Caribe colombiano
Authors: García, C.B.
Díaz-Pulido, G.
ASFA Terms: Dynamics
Intertidal environment
Seasonal variations
Spatial variations
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: INVEMAR, Santa Marta (Colombia)
Citation: Boletín de investigaciones marinas y costeras, 35. p. 7-18
Abstract: The macroalgal intertidal community at a tropical location (Punta de la Loma, Colombian Caribbean) was monitored at irregular intervals from 1992 to 1995. The highly diverse macroalgal community was relatively invariant in cover, taxa and biomass from small spatial scales (square centimeters). At larger spatial scales (square meters), however, there was a small but definitive seasonal pulse in dominance and composition. Sand intrusions over the rocky intertidal represents a strong disturbance reducing macroalgal cover during the dry season. Interannual variation was also detected. La Punta de la Loma appears to be influenced by the regional upwelling conditions.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1834/1977
Related document: http://www.invemar.org.co/siad/descarga.jsp?type=d...
ISSN: 0122-9761
Appears in Collections:3. Boletín de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras

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