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Caribbean Damselfish Recolonize Reefs Following Coral Restoration

Caribbean Damselfish Recolonize Reefs Following Coral Restoration Restoration Notes Restoration Notes have been a distinguishing feature of Ecological Restoration for more than 25 years. This section is geared toward introducing innovative research, tools, technologies, programs, and ideas, as well as providing short-term research results and updates on ongoing efforts. Please direct submissions and inquiries to the editorial staff (ERjournal@ aesop.rutgers.edu). Caribbean Damselfish Recolonize Reefs Following Coral Restoration Sarah A. Merolla (Dept. of Biological Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881), Allison J. Holevoet (Dept. of Biological Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881), Samantha L. Musser (Dept. of Biological Sci- ence, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881) and Graham E. Forrester (corresponding author: Dept. of Natural Resources Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, gforrester@uri.edu) eef-building corals are foundation species that create Rhabitats for themselves and other organisms. For this reason, coral declines over the past 30 years (Gardner et al. 2003) have triggered widespread declines in fishes that occupy coral reefs (Paddack et al. 2009). Coral restora- tion thus has the potential to both rebuild coral popula- tions and recreate habitat for fishes (Rinkevich 2005), but few studies have tested whether fish populations respond to coral restoration (Caibatan 2008, Yap 2009). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ecological Restoration University of Wisconsin Press

Caribbean Damselfish Recolonize Reefs Following Coral Restoration

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Abstract

Restoration Notes Restoration Notes have been a distinguishing feature of Ecological Restoration for more than 25 years. This section is geared toward introducing innovative research, tools, technologies, programs, and ideas, as well as providing short-term research results and updates on ongoing efforts. Please direct submissions and inquiries to the editorial staff (ERjournal@ aesop.rutgers.edu). Caribbean Damselfish Recolonize Reefs Following Coral Restoration Sarah A. Merolla (Dept. of Biological Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881), Allison J. Holevoet (Dept. of Biological Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881), Samantha L. Musser (Dept. of Biological Sci- ence, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881) and Graham E. Forrester (corresponding author: Dept. of Natural Resources Science, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, gforrester@uri.edu) eef-building corals are foundation species that create Rhabitats for themselves and other organisms. For this reason, coral declines over the past 30 years (Gardner et al. 2003) have triggered widespread declines in fishes that occupy coral reefs (Paddack et al. 2009). Coral restora- tion thus has the potential to both rebuild coral popula- tions and recreate habitat for fishes (Rinkevich 2005), but few studies have tested whether fish populations respond to coral restoration (Caibatan 2008, Yap 2009).

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Ecological RestorationUniversity of Wisconsin Press

Published: Nov 4, 2013

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