Giarrizzo, T. and Krumme, U. (2008) Heterogeneity in intertidal fish fauna assemblages along the world’s longest mangrove area in northern Brazil. Journal of Fish Biology, 72 (3). pp. 773-779. DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01728.x.

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Abstract

The first comparison of the intertidal fish fauna from three estuaries within the longest contiguous mangrove area of the world, in north Brazil, revealed a significant heterogeneity in the species composition and functional and ecological guilds with an increase of Tetraodontidae and Engraulidae and a decrease of Sciaenidae and Mugilidae towards the Amazon mouth. A classification of the mangrove estuaries to identify types of estuaries and coastal sectors is urgently required to provide a tool for regional management systems in order to improve research, monitoring and conservation of this unique mangrove ecosystem.

Document Type: Article
Research affiliation: Ecology > Fisheries Biology
Affiliations > Not ZMT
Refereed: Yes
Open Access Journal?: No
DOI etc.: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01728.x
ISSN: 0022-1112
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 12:38
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2020 13:00
URI: http://cris.leibniz-zmt.de/id/eprint/3473

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