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Release and bioavailabilityof C, N, P, Se, and Fe following viral lysis of a marine chrysophyte - Article Link: Release and bioavailability of C, N, P Se, and Fe following viral lysis of a marine chrysophyte Attribution: Christopher J. Gobler, David A. Hutchins, Nicholas S. Fisher, Elizabeth M. Cosper, Sergio A. Saňudo‐WilhelmyLimnology and OceanographyFirst Published:November 1997 PDF Link We examined the release of major nutrient elements (C, N, and P) and two... Continue Reading →
ADAPTATION OF UNICELLULAR ALGAE TO IRRADIANCE: AN ANALYSIS OF STRATEGIES - ADAPTATION OF UNICELLULAR ALGAE TO IRRADIANCE: AN ANALYSIS OF STRATEGIES K. RICHARDSON, J. BEARDALL, J. A. RAVEN New Phytologist, Volume 93, Issue 2, February 1983, Pages 157–191 DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.1983.tb03422.x PDF Available […]problems surrounding the measurement of light have complicated the algal physiologist’s understanding of light adaptation by phytoplankton. In recent years, the convention of describing the light environment in... Continue Reading →
Nutrient enrichment on coral reefs: Is it a major cause of coral reef decline? - Nutrient enrichment on coral reefs: Is it a major cause of coral reef decline? Szmant, A.M. August 2002, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 743–766. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02804903 PDF Available. Yet another article for those who look at nutrients and algae as something to avoid, eliminate and be worried about. Only going to sample one quote as this is... Continue Reading →
Significance of Plankton Community Structure and Nutrient Availability for the Control of Dinoflagellate Blooms by Parasites: A Modeling Approach - Significance of Plankton Community Structure and Nutrient Availability for the Control of Dinoflagellate Blooms by Parasites: A Modeling Approach Catharina Alves-de-Souza, David Pecqueur, Emilie Le Floc’h, Sébastien Mas, Cécile Roques, Behzad Mostajir, Franscesca Vidussi, Lourdes Velo-Suárez, Marc Sourisseau, Eric Fouilland, Laure Guillou 01 Jun 2015 PLOS ONE https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0127623 This is only the lead paragraph to... Continue Reading →
Global microbialization of coral reefs - Global microbialization of coral reefs Andreas F. Haas, Mohamed F. M. Fairoz, Linda W. Kelly, Craig E. Nelson, Elizabeth A. Dinsdale et al. Nature Microbiology, Apr 25, 2016 DOI: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.42 PDF Available Great article!   It basically wraps up the side-effects of carbon dosing and algae blooms and how they affect corals negatively (including everything up... Continue Reading →
The Assimilation of Diazotroph-Derived Nitrogen by Scleractinian Corals Depends on Their Metabolic Status - The Assimilation of Diazotroph-Derived Nitrogen by Scleractinian Corals Depends on Their Metabolic Status Vanessa N. Bednarza, Renaud Grovera, Jean-François Maguerb, Maoz Finec, Christine Ferrier-Pagès 10 January 2017, mBio, vol. 8, no. 1 e02058-16 doi: 10.1128/mBio.02058-16 Copyright © 2017 Bednarz et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. I... Continue Reading →
Oceanic Forcing of Coral Reefs - 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!
A fisheye view of the tree of life - 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 - 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 - 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 →

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