Nom du corpus

Corpus Systématique Animale

Titre du document

Estuarine fish populations among red mangrove prop roots of small overwash Islands

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Éditeur
Springer (journals)
Langue(s) du document
Anglais
Type de document
Research-article
Mots-clés d'auteur
  • block-seining
  • estuary
  • fish density
  • overwash forests
  • prop roots
  • red mangrove
  • Rhizophora mangle
  • species richness
Nom du fichier dans la ressource
Poissons_v2b_003229
Auteur(s)
  • Stephen J. Mullin
Affiliation(s)
  • Department of Biology, University of South Florida, 33620, Tampa, FL
Résumé

Previous estimates of fish density among the prop roots of the red mangrove,Rhizophora mangle, have varied widely, and assessment techniques used are often detrimental to the habitat. This study outlines a method for assessing estuarine fish densities among prop roots of overwash forests that greatly reduces the detrimental environmental effects of sampling in this habitat. Minnow seines were used to surround small overwash forests at high tide, such that fish were trapped in the nets as water receded. More fish species were present in the open water areas adjacent to mangrove stands than among the prop roots. Densities and distribution patterns of roots and hydrophysical characteristics measured at the overwash forests were not correlated with the density of fish inhabiting those sites. Fish density was correlated positively with species richness among small mangrove overwash forests. Similarity in species composition of fish assemblages was higher between prop root and open-water habitats sampled in this study than similar estuarine habitats examined previously. Estimates of fish density varied greatly between samples, however, suggesting high variability in habitat use among fish species inhabiting red mangrove overwash forests.

Catégories Science-Metrix
  • 1 - natural sciences
  • 2 - biology
  • 3 - ecology
Catégories INIST
  • 1 - sciences appliquees, technologies et medecines
  • 2 - sciences biologiques et medicales
  • 3 - sciences biologiques fondamentales et appliquees. psychologie
  • 4 - ecologie animale, vegetale et microbienne
Catégories Scopus
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - General Environmental Science
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - Ecology
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - Environmental Chemistry
Catégories WoS
  • 1 - science ; 2 - environmental sciences
  • 1 - science ; 2 - ecology
Identifiant ISTEX
FC2311B184DCFF88DF23488EA494A4C2AAC3EC29
Revue

Wetlands

Année de publication
1995
Présence de XML structuré
Non
Version PDF
1.3
Score qualité du texte
9.208
Sous-corpus
  • Poissons
Type de publication
Journal
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