Oceanic Forcing of Coral Reefs Ryan J. Lowe, James L. Falter Annual Review of Marine Science, Vol. 7, 2015 https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-marine-010814-015834 PDF Available. Explains flow dynamics through reef canopies in a useful way. Click and read!
Check out A fisheye view of the tree of life. After you click over to the website, you can mouse over the different parts of the tree for solid answers to questions such as: What is a fish? Why are humans in the fish tree? What are googly-eyed fish? This is part of U.C. Berkeley's excellent... Continue Reading →
Macroalgal palatability and the flux of ciguatera toxins through marine food webs Edwin Cruz-Rivera, Tracy A. Villareal https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2005.09.003 PDF Available Chaeto and turf algae allow the highest density of epiphitic toxic dino's of any sudied algae. (See Table 1.) Even more interesting to me is Appendix A where a variety of macro aglae are listed,... Continue Reading →
The Nature and Consequences of Indirect Effects in Ecological Communities J. Timothy Wootton Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics, Vol. 25:443-466 (Volume publication date November 1994) https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.es.25.110194.002303 PDF Available Five simple types of indirect effects have been regularly demonstrated in nature: exploitative competition, trophic cascades, apparent competition, indirect mutualism, and interaction modifications. Detailed experimental investigations of... Continue Reading →