Ecological Connectivity among Tropical Coastal Ecosystems

Ecological Connectivity among Tropical Coastal Ecosystems

by Ivan Nagelkerken (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400779914
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/22/2014
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 615
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction Ivan Nagelkerken 1

Part I Biogeochemical Linkages

2 Nitrogen and Phosphorus Exchange Among Tropical Coastal Ecosystems Stephen E. Davis III Diego Lirman Jeffrey R. Wozniak 9

3 Carbon Exchange Among Tropical Coastal Ecosystems Steven Bouillon Rod M. Connolly 45

Part II Ecological Linkages

4 Dynamics of Reef Fish and Decapod Crustacean Spawning Aggregations: Underlying Mechanisms, Habitat Linkages, and Trophic Interactions Richard S. Nemeth 73

5 The Senses and Environmental Cues Used by Marine Larvae of Fish and Decapod Crustaceans to Find Tropical Coastal Ecosystems Michael Arvedlund Kathryn Kavanagh 135

6 Mechanisms Affecting Recruitment Patterns of Fish and Decapods in Tropical Coastal Ecosystems Aaron J. Adams John P. Ebersole 185

7 Habitat Shifts by Decapods-an Example of Connectivity Across Tropical Coastal Ecosystems Michael D.E. Haywood Robert A. Kenyon 229

8 Diel and Tidal Movements by Fish and Decapods Linking Tropical Coastal Ecosystems Uwe Krumme 271

9 Living in Two Worlds: Diadromous Fishes, and Factors Affecting Population Connectivity Between Tropical Rivers and Coasts David A. Milton 325

10 Evaluation of Nursery function of Mangroves and Seagrass beds for Tropical Decapods and Reef fishes: Patterns and Underlying Mechanisms Ivan Nagelkerken 357

11 Sources of Variation that Affect Perceived Nursery Function of Mangroves Craig H. Faunce Craig A. Layman 401

Part III Tools for Studying Ecological and Biogeochemical Linkages

12 Tools for Studying Biogeochemical Connectivity Among Tropical Coastal Ecosystems Thorsten Dittmar Boris Koch Rudolf Jaffé 425

13 Tools for Studying Biological Marine EcosystemInteractions-Natural and Artificial Tags Bronwyn M. Gillanders 457

14 A Landscape Ecology Approach for the Study of Ecological Connectivity Across Tropical Marine Seascapes Rikki Grober-Dunsmore Simon J. Pittman Chris Caldow Matthew S. Kendall Thomas K. Frazer 493

Part IV Management and Socio-economic Implications

15 Relationships Between Tropical Coastal Habitats and (offshore) Fisheries Stephen J.M.Blaber 533

16 Conservation and Management of Tropical Coastal Ecosystems William Gladstone 565

Index 607

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