Coral Reefs

http://link.springer.com/journal/338

List of Papers (Total 332)

Is the timing of spawning in sparid fishes a response to sea temperature regimes?

Published spawning seasons of sparid fish were investigated to determine if there were consistent patterns that could be related to large-scale physical variability, and whether these relationships were species-specific or characteristic of higher taxonomic groupings. For individual species, genera and the family Sparidae as a whole, there was a consistent pattern; spawning at...

Deposition and cycling of carbon and nitrogen in carbonate mud of the lagoons of Arlington and Sudbury Reefs, Great Barrier Reef

The dynamics of carbon and nitrogen in carbonate mud were examined in the lagoons of Arlington and Sudbury Reefs, Great Barrier Reef. Most (89–93%) of the organic carbon and total nitrogen depositing to the carbonate mud zones was mineralized over a sediment depth of 1 m, with ∼50% of CO2 produced during microbial decomposition involved in carbonate precipitation/dissolution...