Monthly Archives: September 2013

The effects of fertilization on seagrass performance

Seagrasses are key habitat-formers on shallow soft bottoms, where a range of human actions may erode their performance and resilience. Fertilization has been widely demonstrated to negatively impact on seagrass health. In a recent study, we demonstrate that the maintenance … Continue reading

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Holothurians: understanding their distribution, abundance and ecological attributes

Holothurians, so-called sea cucumbers, are understudied creatures in spite of their large presence in almost any marine habitat from the intertidal to the abyssal plains. Functionally, their contribution to the recycling of nutrients and organic matter is paramount. Two papers … Continue reading

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