‘Recipe for saving corals: Add more fish’

piscivore_herbivore

Great summary article here on a new Nature paper showing that protecting piscivore and herbivore fish (i.e., fish eating and algae/seagrass grazing respectively) could boost coral recovery in degraded areas such as those found within The Bahamas.

By | 2017-12-01T14:02:16-05:00 April 9th, 2015|Categories: Coral, Fish, marine protected areas, Overfishing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

About the Author:

Enie Hensel
Broadly my interests lie in exploring the intertwining interactions between top-down and bottom-up mechanisms that have been anthropogenically impacted in coastal ecosystems. Currently, I am investigating how structure complexity and the presence of top predators affect patch reef fish communities in Abaco, The Bahamas.

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