Habitat characteristics influence macrofaunal communities in coralline turf more than mesoscale coastal upwelling on the coast of Northern Chile

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dc.contributor.author Kelaher, BP
dc.contributor.author Castilla, JC
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-26T04:11:09Z
dc.date.issued 2005-01
dc.identifier.citation Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 2005, 63 (1-2), pp. 155 - 165
dc.identifier.issn 0272-7714
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/663
dc.description.abstract Rocky shore communities are often influenced by near-shore coastal upwelling. For macrofauna in algal turf, these effects may be caused directly by well-studied bottom-up mechanisms or indirectly via changes in habitat structure provided by algal turf associated high nutrient loads. Here, we investigated possible interactions between upwelling and habitat structure by sampling diverse faunal assemblages in coralline algal turf on seven rocky intertidal shores in northern Chile, ranging from El Cobre [23 17#1$S, 7031#40$W] to La Loberý´a [23 03#40$S, 7033#14$W]. Some of these shores were located adjacent to strong upwelling centers, while others were in areas rarely affected. On each shore, we sampled four (2!2 m) sites separated by 1550 m. In each site, we collected three replicate cores (80 mm in diameter) from which we measured macrofauna greater than 850 mm, biomass of sediment and epiphytes, frond density and average frond length.
dc.publisher Academic Press Ltd Elsevier Science Ltd
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.ecss.2004.10.017
dc.title Habitat characteristics influence macrofaunal communities in coralline turf more than mesoscale coastal upwelling on the coast of Northern Chile
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science
dc.journal.volume 1-2
dc.journal.volume 63
dc.journal.number 1-2 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 155 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 165 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Water & Environmental Resource Mgmnt en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0602 Ecology
dc.personcode 040098
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Oceanography en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords macrofauna, coralline turf, upwelling, habitat characteristics, sediment, sturctural complexity and rocky shore en_US
dc.description.keywords macrofauna, coralline turf, upwelling, habitat characteristics, sediment, sturctural complexity and rocky shore
dc.description.keywords macrofauna, coralline turf, upwelling, habitat characteristics, sediment, sturctural complexity and rocky shore
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science/School of the Environment


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