The effect of increasing temperature on algae-fish interactions on coral reefs

Graba-Landry, Alexia (2020) The effect of increasing temperature on algae-fish interactions on coral reefs. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Alexia Graba-Landry investigated the effect of increasing temperature to algae-fish interactions on coral reefs. She found that algae were more sensitive to increases in temperature than fishes suggesting that algal overgrowth of coral reefs into the future may be less likely than previously assumed.

Item ID: 65103
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Ocean warming, Plant-herbivore interactions, Physical toughness, Consumption, Propagules, Coral reefs, Climate change, Herbivory, macroalgae, Sargassum
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2020 Alexia Graba-Landry.
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Chapter 4: Graba-Landry, Alexia C., Loffler, Zoe, McClure, Eva C., Pratchett, Morgan S., and Hoey, Andrew S. (2020) Impaired growth and survival of tropical macroalgae (Sargassum spp.) at elevated temperatures. Coral Reefs, 339. pp. 475-486.

Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2020 02:55
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change @ 50%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 100%
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