The ecology of fishes on submerged pinnacle coral reefs

Galbraith, Gemma Frances (2021) The ecology of fishes on submerged pinnacle coral reefs. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Gemma Galbraith studied the ecology of reef fishes on submerged pinnacle coral reefs. She found that these unique but understudied coral reef habitats supported distinct, diverse and highly productive fish communities. Gemma's research demonstrates that small submerged patch reefs are valuable seascape assets to reef fish ecology and conservation.

Item ID: 76679
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Submerged reefs, Pinnacles, Coral seamounts-offshore fish assemblages, Community ecology, Biodiversity, Hydrodynamics
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Gemma Frances Galbraith.
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Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 2: Galbraith, G.F., Cresswell, B., McCormick, M.I., Bridge, T.C., and Jones, G.P. (2021) High diversity, abundance and distinct fish assemblages on submerged coral reef pinnacles compared to shallow emergent reefs. Coral Reefs, 40. pp. 335-354.

Chapter 3: Galbraith, Gemma F., Cresswell, Benjamin J., McCormick, Mark, Bridge, Thomas C., and Jones, Geoffrey P. (2022) Contrasting hydrodynamic regimes of submerged pinnacle and emergent coral reefs. PLoS ONE, 17 (8). e0273092.

Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2022 22:46
FoR Codes: 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3103 Ecology > 310305 Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology) @ 50%
37 EARTH SCIENCES > 3708 Oceanography > 370803 Physical oceanography @ 50%
SEO Codes: 18 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT > 1805 Marine systems and management > 180504 Marine biodiversity @ 100%
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