2017

Alex E. Mercado-Molina Fabiola Rivera-Irizarry, Jaime Fonseca-Miranda Yesenia Bruno-Laureano

Growth facilitation by the octocoral Gorgonia ventalina explains spatial difference in the population size structure of the common demosponge Ircinia felix Journal Article

Marine Biology Research, pp. 1-100, 2017.

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Filipa Godoy-Vitorino Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz, Abigail Rivera-Seda Juan Ramírez-Lugo S; Toledo-Hernández, Carlos

The microbial biosphere of the coral Acropora cervicornis in Northeastern Puerto Rico Journal Article

PeerJ, 10 (3717), pp. 15, 2017.

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Carlos Toledo-Hernández Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz, Liz Díaz-Vázquez Vanessa Santiago-Cárdenas Derick Rosario-Berrios Derek García-Almedina M N M; Roberson5, Loretta M

Comparison of chemical compounds associated with sclerites from healthy and diseased sea fan corals (Gorgonia ventalina) Journal Article

PeerJ, 10 (3677), pp. 9, 2017.

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Abimarie Otaño-Cruz Alfredo A. Montañez-Acuña, Valeria Torres-López Elix Hernández-Figueroa Edwin Hernández-Delgado M A

Effects of Changing Weather, Oceanographic Conditions, and Land Uses on Spatio-Temporal Variation of Sedimentation Dynamics along Near-Shore Coral Reefs Journal Article

Frontiers in Marine Science, 4 (249), pp. 1-17, 2017.

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Edwin A Hernandez-Delgado Jeiger L. Medina-Muñiz, Hernando Mattei José Norat-Ramírez

Unsustainable Land Use, Sediment-Laden Runoff, and Chronic Raw Sewage Offset the Benefits of Coral Reef Ecosystems in a No-Take Marine Protected Area Journal Article

Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, 6 (2), pp. 292-333, 2017.

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Rosado-Matías, Edwin Hernández-Delgado Bernard A J

Long-Lasting Impacts of Beach Renourishment on nearshore Urban Coral Reefs: a Glimpse of Future Impacts of Shoreline Erosion, Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Journal Article

Annals of Marine Biology and Research, 4 (1), pp. 1-17, 2017.

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2016

Alex E. Mercado-Molina Claudia Patricia Ruiz-Diaz, Alberto Sabat M

Branching dynamics of transplanted colonies of the threatened coral Acropora cervicornis: Morphogenesis, complexity, and modeling Journal Article

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 482 , pp. 134-141, 2016.

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Carlos Toledo-Hernández Claudia Patricia Ruiz-Diaz, Luis Ramírez-Camejo Raiza Paniagua Alberto Sabat Loretta Roberson Paul Bayman M

The role of sclerites in the defense against pathogens of the sea fan Gorgonia ventalina (Octocorallia) Journal Article

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 483 , pp. 20-04, 2016.

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Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz Carlos Toledo-Hernandez, Alex Mercado-Molina Maria Perez Alberto Sabat E E M

The role of coral colony health state in the recovery of lesions Journal Article

Peer J, PeerJ 4:e1531 , 2016.

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Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz Carlos Toledo-Hernandez, Alex Mercado-Molina Alberto Sabat E M

Scraping and extirpating: two strategies to induce recovery of diseased Gorgonia ventalina sea fans Journal Article

Marine Ecology, 2016.

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2015

Hernández-Delgado, Edwin A

The emerging threats of climate change on tropical coastal ecosystem services, public health, local economies and livelihood sustainability of small islands: Cumulative impacts and synergies Journal Article

Marine Pollution Bulletin, 101 (1), pp. 5-28, 2015.

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Alex E. Mercado-Molina Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz, Marıa Perez Ruber Rodrıguez-Barreras Alberto Sabat E M

Demography of the threatened coral Acropora cervicornis: implications for its management and conservation Journal Article

Coral Reefs, 34 (4), pp. 1113-1124, 2015.

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Juan L. Torres-Pérez Liane S. Guild, Roy Armstrong Jorge Corredor4 Anabella Zuluaga-Montero Ramón Polanco A

Relative Pigment Composition and Remote Sensing Reflectance of Caribbean ShallowWater Corals Journal Article

PlosONE, 2015.

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Alex E. Mercado-Molina Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz, ; Sabat, Alberto M

Demographics and dynamics of two restored populations of the threatened reef-building coral Acropora cervicornis Journal Article

Journal for Nature Conservation , 24 , pp. 17-23, 2015.

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2014

Alex E. Mercado-Molina Alfredo Montanez-Acuna, Ruber Rodri’guez-Barreras Roberto Colon-Miranda Geraldine Diaz-Ortega Neidibel Martinez-Gonzalez Sandra Schleier-Herna’ndez ; Sabat, Alberto M

Revisiting the population status of the sea urchin Diadema antillarum in northern Puerto Rico Journal Article

Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, (doi:10.1017/S002531541400188X), pp. 1-8, 2014.

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Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado Alex E. Mercado-Molina, Pedro Alejandro-Camis Frances Candelas-Sánchez Jaime Fonseca-Miranda Carmen González-Ramos Roger Guzmán-Rodríguez Pascal Mège Alfredo Montañez-Acuña Iván Olivo Maldonado Abimarie Otaño-Cruz Samuel Suleimán-Ramos J S M A E

Community-Based Coral Reef Rehabilitation in a Changing Climate: Lessons Learned from Hurricanes, Extreme Rainfall, and Changing Land Use Impacts Journal Article

Open Journal of Ecology, 4 , pp. 918-944, 2014.

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Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado Carmen M. González-Ramos, ; Alejandro-Camis, Pedro J

Large-scale coral recruitment patterns on Mona Island, Puerto Rico: evidence of a transitional community trajectory after massive coral bleaching and mortality Journal Article

Revista Biologia Tropical, Vol. 62 (Supl.3 ), pp. 49-64, 2014.

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Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado Alfredo Montañez-Acuña, Abimarie Otaño-Cruz ; Suleimán-Ramos, Samuel E.

Bomb-cratered coral reefs in Puerto Rico, the untold story about a novel habitat: from reef destruction to community-based ecological rehabilitation Journal Article

Revista Biologia Tropical, Vol. 62 ( Suppl. 3 ), pp. 183-200, 2014.

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Díaz-Ortega, Geraldine; Hernández-Delgado, Edwin A

Unsustainable Land-Based Source Pollution in a Climate of Change: A Roadblock to the Conservation and Recovery of Elkhorn Coral Acropora palmata (Lamarck 1816) Journal Article

Natural Resources, 5 , pp. 561-581, 2014.

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and Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado Manoj Shivlani, Alberto Sabat M

Ecosystem-Based and Community-Based Model Integration to Designate Coral Reef No-Take Marine Protected Areas: A Case Study from Puerto Rico Journal Article

Natural Resources, 5 , pp. 538-560, 2014.

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Alex E. Mercado-Molina Claudia Patricia Ruiz-Diaz, ; Sabat, Alberto M

Survival, growth, and branch production of unattached fragments of the threatened hermatypic coral Acropora cervicornis Journal Article

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 457 , pp. 215-219, 2014.

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Hernández-Delgado, Edwin A; Suleimán-Ramos, Samuel E

E.S.A. CORAL SPECIES LISTING: A ROADBLOCK TO COMMUNITY-BASED ENGAGEMENT IN CORAL REEF CONSERVATION AND REHABILITATION ACROSS THE U.S. CARIBBEAN? Journal Article

29 ( 1), pp. 11-15, 2014.

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2013

Alex Mercado Molina Edwin A. Hernández Delgado, José Rivera Rivera Mayra Rivera Rivera Samuel Suleimán Ramos Iván Olivo Maldonado Jaime Fonseca Miranda Evelyn Rodríguez Inoa E E S A

PROTOCOLO PARA LA PROPAGACIÓN Y LA RESTAURACIÓN DE POBLACIONES DEL CORAL CUERNO DE CIERVO, ACROPORA CERVICORNIS: ESTRATEGIAS DE BAJO COSTO DE LA SOCIEDAD AMBIENTE MARINO Technical Manual

Sociedad Ambiente Marino 2013.

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