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    • Coral Reef Bioerosion in the Eastern Tropical Pacific 

      Alvarado Barrientos, Juan José; Grassian, Benjamin; Cantera Kintz, Jaime Ricardo; Carballo Cenizo, José Luis; Londoño Cruz, Edgardo (2017)
      Bioerosion, the weakening and erosion of hard substrates by boring, etching, and grazing organisms, is a major structuring force on coral reefs of the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP). Bioerosional processes are the main ...
    • Coral Reef Conservation in the Eastern Tropical Pacific 

      Alvarado Barrientos, Juan José; Aburto Oropeza, Octavio; Abad Godoy, Rubén Darío; Barraza Sandoval, José Enrique; Brandt, Margarita; Cantera Kintz, Jaime Ricardo; Estrada, Priscilla; Gaymer, Carlos F.; Guzmán Mora, Ana Gloria; Herlan, James J.; Maté Touriño, Juan Laurentino (2017)
      This chapter reviews and evaluates coral reef conservation strategies along the eastern tropical Pacific (ETP), a narrow biogeographic region on the Pacific American coast that extends from southern Baja California, Mexico ...
    • Eastern Pacific Coral Reef Provinces, Coral Community Structure and Composition: An Overview 

      Glynn, Peter W.; Alvarado Barrientos, Juan José; Banks, Stuart; Cortés Núñez, Jorge; Feingold, Joshua S.; Jiménez, Carlos E.; Maragos, James E.; Martínez, Priscilla; Maté Touriño, Juan Laurentino; Moanga, Diana A.; Navarrete, Sergio A.; Reyes Bonilla, Héctor; Riegl, Bernhard; Rivera, Fernando; Vargas Ángel, Bernardo; Wieters, Evie A.; Zapata, Fernando A. (2017)
      Advances in our knowledge of eastern tropical Pacific (ETP) coral reef biogeography and ecology during the past two decades are briefly reviewed. Fifteen ETP subregions are recognized, including mainland and island localities ...
    • Echinoderm diversity of a tropical estuary in the largest river basin of the Costa Rican Pacific, Eastern Tropical Pacific 

      Azofeifa Solano, Juan Carlos; Mena González, Sebastián; Alvarado Barrientos, Juan José; Chacón Monge, José Leonardo; Clarke, Tayler McLellan; Herrera Correal, Juliana; Wehrtmann, Ingo S. (2017)
      Echinoderms within the Eastern Tropical Pacific have mainly been studied in association with coral reefs. Investigations on echinoderms associated with soft-bottoms and estuaries are still scarce. The present study reports ...
    • Marine Biodiversity of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs 

      Cortés Núñez, Jorge; Enochs, Ian C.; Sibaja Cordero, Jeffrey Alejandro; Hernández, Luis; Alvarado Barrientos, Juan José; Breedy Shadid, Odalisca; Cruz Barraza, José Antonio; Esquivel Garrote, Octavio; Fernández García, Cindy; Hermosillo, Alicia; Kaiser, Kirstie L.; Medina Rosas, Pedro; Morales Ramírez, Álvaro; Pacheco, Cristian; Pérez Matus, Alejandro; Reyes Bonilla, Héctor; Riosmena Rodríguez, Rafael; Sánchez Noguera, Celeste; Wieters, Evie A.; Zapata, Fernando A. (2017)
      The eastern tropical Pacific (ETP) is an isolated oceanic region exposed to extreme oceanographic conditions, including low salinity, low pH, high temperatures during El Niño, and low temperatures during La Niña and seasonal ...
    • New record of the starfish Ophidiaster ludwigi (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Pacific of Mexico and Costa Rica 

      Martín Cao Romero, Carolina; Solís Marín, Francisco Alonso; Alvarado Barrientos, Juan José; Laguarda Figueras, Alfredo (2017)
      Ophidiaster ludwigi had been reported only from Panama and Peru. Here we add record of the genus and species for Mexico and Costa Rica; and, first time its bathymetric distribution (0-156 m)