Marine protected areas increase temporal stability of community structure, but not density or diversity, of tropical seagrass fish communities.

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been shown to increase long-term temporal stability of fish communities and enhance ecosystem resilience to anthropogenic disturbance. Yet, the potential ability of MPAs to buffer effects of environmental variability at shorter time scales remains widely unknown. I...

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Main Authors: Elisa Alonso Aller, Narriman S Jiddawi, Johan S Eklöf
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2017-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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