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List of Publications by CIMAR

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Publications CIMAR in 2017

Most recent CIMAR publications for the year 2017.


Ecological assessments of the coral reef communities in the Eastern Caribbean and the effects of herbivory in influencing coral juvenile density and algal cover.

July 06, 2017
Caribbean reefs have been unevenly surveyed, with many areas lacking baseline data. In this study, the current status of Orbicella...

New records of gelatinous zooplankton from an oceanic island in the Eastern Tropical Pacific.

May 09, 2017
Gelatinous zooplankton are an abundant and diverse group of animals in the pelagic environment. However, knowledge of species diversity and spatial distributions, as well ...

Echinoderm diversity of a tropical estuary in the largest river basin of the Costa Rican Pacific, Eastern Tropical Pacific.

May 08, 2017
Echinoderms within the Eastern Tropical Pacific have mainly been studied in association with coral reefs. Investigations on echinoderms associated...

Indicator-based management recommendations for an artisanal bottom-longline fishery in Costa Rica, Central America.

May 04, 2017
There is a growing need to strengthen the small-scale fishing sector with emerging governance methods that improve fishers’ threatened livelihoods. Therefore, this study’s aim was to develop...


Molecular Assisted Identification Reveals Hidden Red Algae Diversity from the Burica Peninsula, Pacific Panama.

April 20, 2017
The marine flora of Panama harbors a rich diversity of green, red and brown algae, and despite chronic understudy, it is reported...

Climate change, ecosystems and smallholder agriculture in Central America: an introduction to the special issue.

February 28, 2017
Central America is one of the regions most exposed to climate change (Giorgi 2006). A narrow isthmus between...

Marine protected areas: Interactions with fishery livelihoods and food security.

February 28, 2017
Building on work presented at the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) held in Sydney, Australia, on 12–19 November 2014, this document explores experiences with aquatic protected areas (PAs), marine...


Marine biodiversity baseline for Área de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica: published records.

February 6, 2017
The diversity of tropical marine organisms has not been studied as intensively as the terrestrial biota worldwide. Additionally, marine biodiversity research in...

Relationship between isoprene emission and photosynthesis in diatoms, and its implications for global marine isoprene estimates.

January 16, 2017
Global consensus estimates of marine isoprene emission (~ 1 TgC yr− 1) is significantly smaller than terrestrial isoprene...

Differentiation in reproductive traits of geminate mangrove crabs of the genus Aratus (Decapoda: Brachyura) across the Central American Isthmus.

January16, 2017
The mangrove crab Aratus pisonii was considered to have an amphi-American distribution; however, a recent study...

Abundance and Distribution Patterns of Thunnus albacares in Isla del Coco National Park through Predictive Habitat Suitability Models.

January 16, 2017
Information on the distribution and habitat preferences of ecologically and commercially important species is essential for their management and protection. This is especially...


A Global Overview of the Conservation of Freshwater Decapod Crustaceans.

January 16, 2017
This book introduces updated information on conservation issues, providing an overview of what is needed to advance...

A new Muricea species (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Octocorallia) from the eastern tropical Pacific.

January 16, 2017
The genus Muricea is considered abundant and widely distributed along the eastern Pacific. Its occurrence in shallow waters has been recognised; however species from deeper than...


Latest Publications CIMAR in 2016

Then the latest publications shown CIMAR 2016.

Species Richness and Density of Seabirds in Isla del Coco Bays, Costa Rica, Related to the Occurrence of Breeding Colonies.

Octubre 12, 2016
Seabirds are an ecologically diverse group that inhabits all seas and oceans (Parsons et al. 2008). In a recent global assessment, Croxall et al. (2012) reported ~350 seabird...

Ecological assessments of the coral reef communities in the Eastern Caribbean and the effects of herbivory in influencing coral juvenile density and algal cover.

September 28, 2016
Caribbean reefs have been unevenly surveyed, with many areas lacking baseline data. In this study, the current status of Orbicella reefs...

Hydrogen production by immobilized Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Agosto 11, 2016
The marine macrofauna of the shallow sandy bottom of Isla del Coco, Costa...

Biodiversity and density of subtidal benthos of an oceanic tropical island (a comparison within the Pacific Ocean)

Agosto 11, 2016
The marine macrofauna of the shallow sandy bottom of Isla del Coco, Costa...


Supplements Revista Biología Tropical

To see the list of all publications by the CIMAR through the Journal of Tropical Biology, click here. You can not only see the titles , but also access PDF files of each of the scientific articles that are part of these special supplements.


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