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Tales and stories of dugongs from Solomon Islands

In Solomon Islands, seagrass is found in almost every province. Large seagrass beds can be found in Western, Choiseul and Malaita provinces, and Lau lagoon contains the largest area of seagrass in the country. Seagrass beds are one of the most valuable ...

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Conservation strategy for dugongs and seagrass habitats in Solomon Islands

This strategy provides direction for implementation of priority actions that are necessary for achieving effective conservation and management of dugong and seagrass habitats. It complements the Fisheries Management Act 2015 and the Wildlife Protection ...

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Priority actions for dugong and seagrass conservation in Solomon Islands

Dugongs (Dugon dugon) are seagrass community specialists that inhabit warm coastal and island areas from tropical to subtropical Indo-West Pacific waters. They feed primarily on seagrass. In August 2018, dugongs became protected under the Fisheries ...

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Analysis of optimal habitat for captive release of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra

The success of marine stocking programs hinges on releasing hatchery-produced juvenile animals into the optimal marine habitat. This study sought to identify optimal microhabitat features of coastal seagrass meadows for juvenile sea cucumbers Holothuria ...

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Growth and reproductive phenology of the kelp Lessonia variegata in central New Zealand

We report on a field study of L. variegata growing within one depth stratum on the south coast of Wellington, New Zealand that aimed to identify morphometric indices for L. variegata to assist with census of populations in situ. In addition, we describe ...

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Evaluation of seagrass planting and monitoring techniques: implications for assessing restoration success and habitat equivalency

Restoration has become an integral part of coastal management as a result of seagrass habitat loss. We studied restoration of the seagrass (Halodule wrightii) near Tampa Bay, Florida. Experimental plots were established in June 2002 using four planting ...

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Seagrasses: a resource unknown in the ASEAN region.

The coastal waters of Southeast Asian countries have some of the world's richest ecosystems characterized by extensive coral reefs and dense mangrove forests. The publication provides insights useful towards a better understanding of the seagrass ...

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Simplification of seagrass food webs across a gradient of nutrient enrichment

Anthropogenic nutrient enrichment has resulted in significant changes in food web structure. Although such changes have been associated with the loss of diversity and ecosystem services, little empirical work has been done to study food webs of similar ...

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Length-weight relationship of fishes from a seagrass meadow in Negros Oriental, Philippines.

The parameters a and b of the length-weight relationship of the form W=aL super(b) were estimated for 13 fish species sampled in a seagrass meadow in Negros Oriental, Philippines. Also, to facilitate conversions, the relationship between total length and ...

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Variation in short-term survival of culture sandfish (Holothuria scabra) released in mangrove-seagrass and coral reef flat habitats in Solomon Islands

The specific aims of our study were: (1) to determine whether cultured juvenile H. scabra released near mangrove–seagrass and coral reef flat habitats suffered different levels of predation, and (2) to identify the predators of juvenile H. scabra and ...

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