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    • 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 ...
    • Importance of differentiating Orbicella reefs from gorgonian plains for ecological assessments of Caribbean reefs 

      Williams, Stacey M.; Mumby, Peter J.; Chollett, Iliana; Cortés Núñez, Jorge (2015)
      Region-wide assessments of coral cover typically rely on meta-analyses of small-scale ecological studies which have combined different coral reef habitats. This is particularly problematic on forereefs where at least 2 ...
    • Marine biodiversity baseline for Área de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica: published records 

      Cortés Núñez, Jorge (2017)
      The diversity of tropical marine organisms has not been studied as intensively as the terrestrial biota worldwide. Additionally, marine biodiversity research in the tropics lags behind other regions. The 43,000 ha Sector ...
    • Marine Biodiversity in the Caribbean: Regional Estimates and Distribution Patterns 

      Miloslavich de Klein, Patricia; Díaz Merlano, Juan Manuel; Klein Salas, Eduardo; Alvarado Barrientos, Juan José; Díaz, Cristina; Gobin, Judith F.; Escobar Briones, Elva; Cruz Motta, Juan José; Weil, Ernesto; Cortés Núñez, Jorge; Bastidas, Carolina; Robertson, Ross; Zapata, Fernando A.; Martín Zazo, Alberto; Castillo, Julio; Kazandjian, Aniuska; Ortíz, Manuel (2010)
      This paper provides an analysis of the distribution patterns of marine biodiversity and summarizes the major activities of the Census of Marine Life program in the Caribbean region. The coastal Caribbean region is a large ...
    • Polychaetes associated with decaying wood in Térraba mangrove, South Pacific, Costa Rica 

      Sibaja Cordero, Jeffrey Alejandro; Echeverría Sáenz, Silvia (2015)
      The present study shows spatial patterns in the faunal assemblage of decaying wood and sediments, with emphasis on the polychaetes. The survey was executed across a salinity gradient in a tropical mangrove estuary of Costa ...