Navigation Links
Data revealing migrations of larval reef fish vital for designing networks of marine protected areas
Date:7/11/2011

that it is possible to characterize the pattern of connectivity for selected species, with considerable detail" says co-author Prof. Daniel Heath of the University of Windsor.

"These studies are invaluable for understanding how to design networks of marine protected areas effectively," says Dr. Hogan. "The functioning, and therefore the success, of networks of MPAs designed for conserving species depends fundamentally on our deep understanding of larval migrations."

The authors caution that more work is needed to determine factors that cause larval dispersal to fluctuate from year to year.

"Our results reveal that developing a precise understanding of connectivity patterns is going to be more difficult than previously assumed, because they vary through time," says co-author Peter F. Sale, Assistant Director at UNU-INWEH.

"Long-term, we need to be building models that can simulate connectivity in ways that reproduce these year-to-year changes. Models that can do that will be broadly applicable and powerful management tools."

The study is part of the Coral Reef Targeted Research Project (CRTR), a World Bank and University of Queensland-led project funded by the Global Environment Facility. CRTR involves over 100 investigators from universities and research centers worldwide. Its Connectivity Working Group, led by Dr. Sale and managed by UNU-INWEH, focuses its research activity primarily in the western Caribbean.

These results add to the CRTR Project's impressive total of new science results on selected questions deemed key to improving management of coral reef systems worldwide.


'/>"/>

Contact: Terry Collins
tc@tca.tc
416-538-8712
United Nations University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Revealing the evolutionary history of threatened sea turtles
2. Revealing new applications for carbon nanomaterials in hydrogen storage
3. $15 million stimulus award creates national consortium for revealing scientific resources
4. Revealing the ancient Chinese secret of sticky rice mortar
5. UNH researchers track lobster migrations to improve population estimates
6. Team IDs genesis of mass migrations
7. Wiping out the worlds mass migrations
8. Climate change could drive vast human migrations
9. Panama butterfly migrations linked to El Niño, climate change
10. Panama butterfly migrations linked to El Nio, climate change
11. Fossils record ancient migrations and trilobite orgies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... transformed the energy landscape in the U.S., but ... among the energy industry, residents and agricultural interests ... that degraded water quality is a potential risk ... appears in the ACS journal Environmental Science ... colleagues point out that a major criticism of ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... or simply cli-fi, is a newly coined term for novels ... New research from University of Copenhagen shows how these fictions ... the potential consequences of climate change and imagine other living ... data on changes in the atmosphere; it is also a ... books we read and the films we see. And there ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... disease is the first cause of dementia and affects ... cure has yet been found. One of the reasons ... cellular mechanisms which cause alterations in nerve transmissions and ... the disease., Researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience at ... mechanism involved in memory consolidation and were able to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):How to avoid water wars between 'fracking' industry and residents 2Fiction prepares us for a world changed by global warming 2Fiction prepares us for a world changed by global warming 3Loss of memory in Alzheimer's mice models reversed through gene therapy 2
... (May 23, 2008) A study led by Gregg ... Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian and chairman of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, ... the direct thrombin inhibitor bivalirudin during primary angioplasty had ... rate of major bleeding, and a lower mortality rate ...
... May 22, Shire plc (LSE: SHP)(NASDAQ: SHPGY ... High Court approved,the scheme of arrangement between Shire ... The scheme, which becomes effective on 23 May ... Limited (LSE: SHP,NASDAQ: SHPGY) becoming the new holding ...
... international team of scientists surveying the waters of the ... has discovered for the first time high levels of ... raising concern for marine ecosystems from Canada to Mexico. ... research vessel, also discovered that this corrosive, acidified water ...
Cached Biology News:Findings released from 1 of the largest percutaneous coronary intervention trials ever 2Court Approves Scheme of Arrangement 2Court Approves Scheme of Arrangement 3Pacific coast turning more acidic 2Pacific coast turning more acidic 3
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014 As pet owners drew up their ... of them wrote: "Take better care of my furry companion." Nowadays ... clothes and top-brand carrying cases to take the little canine or ... also feel compelled to buy some pricey toys at the pet ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... and BETHESDA, Md. , Jan. 14, ... with two institutes from the National Institutes of Health ... bringing safer, more effective treatments to patients on a ... for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Eye ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (OTCQX: RXII), ... commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs ... the Notice of Allowance from the United States ... RNAi compounds (sd-rxRNA®), for the treatment of fibrosis. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Washington, USA, and Cardiff, UK (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 ... photonics technology development leader with more than 20 years ... society for optics and photonics . Hainsey will serve ... are delighted to have Dr. Hainsey join SPIE as ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New Year's Resolution: Give Pets the Gift of Top-Notch Health Care 2Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health 2Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 3Photonics R&D Leader Bob Hainsey Joins SPIE Technical Staff 2
... 16 Exiqon today announces,the adoption of the ... the company,s commitment to expanding its business to ... guide treatment,decisions in oncology., Exiqon is pleased ... for their,clinical laboratory diagnostics business, Exiqon Diagnostics. This,progressive ...
... Oct. 16 Gaining a first-cycle,approval for a ... $640,million in incremental revenue on average, according to ... of PAREXEL International (Nasdaq: PRXL ),and leading ... device industries. According to the PAREXEL Consulting,analysis, 60 ...
... of carbon nanotubessorted by centrifuge for lengthmaterials scientists ... (NIST) have made some of the most precise ... mats of nanotubes become transparent, conducting sheets. Their ... relatively homogeneousnot overly short, but uniform in length ...
Cached Biology Technology:Exiqon A/S Announces U.S. Subsidiary Name Change From Oncotech, Inc. to Exiqon Diagnostics, Inc. 2Exiqon A/S Announces U.S. Subsidiary Name Change From Oncotech, Inc. to Exiqon Diagnostics, Inc. 3PAREXEL Consulting Quantifies Speed to Market: First-Cycle Approval for NME Produces $640 Million in Incremental Revenue on Average 2PAREXEL Consulting Quantifies Speed to Market: First-Cycle Approval for NME Produces $640 Million in Incremental Revenue on Average 3PAREXEL Consulting Quantifies Speed to Market: First-Cycle Approval for NME Produces $640 Million in Incremental Revenue on Average 4PAREXEL Consulting Quantifies Speed to Market: First-Cycle Approval for NME Produces $640 Million in Incremental Revenue on Average 5Paperwork: Buckypapers clarify electrical, optical behavior of nanotubes 2
... When Ambion introduced the highly potent TURBO DNase ... new standard was set in DNA removal capabilities. ... DNase I that is much more efficient than ... amounts of unwanted DNA. TURBO DNase binds DNA ...
...
Lyophilized. Purity: ≥90% by electrophoresis. Reconstitute in 0.3% NaCl. Prepared from serum that has been shown by certified tests to be negative for HBsAg and for HIV and HCV antibodies. ...
Porcine Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells (PPAEC) (>500,000 cells)...
Biology Products: