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2020

J. A. Rodríguez-Casariego, Mercado-Molina

Genome-wide DNA methylation analysis reveals a conserved epigenetic response to seasonal environmental variation in the staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis. Journal Article

In: Frontiers in Marine Science, 2020.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, coral reefs, DNA methylation, epigenetics, MSAP, seasonality, staghorn coral, stress response, temperature

2019

Carlos Toledo-Hernández Aniel Nieves-Gonzáleza; Claudia P.Ruiz-Diaz, Juan S. Ramírez-Lugo

A mathematical model of the interactions between Acropora cervicornis and its environment Journal Article

In: Ecological Modelling, 406 , pp. 7-22, 2019.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, Caribbean Coral Reefs, coral reefs

2018

Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz Carlos Toledo-Hernández, Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado; Suleimán-Ramos, Samuel E.

Devastation of 15-year old Community-based Coral Farming and Reef-restoration Sites in Puerto Rico by Major Hurricanes Irma and María Journal Article

In: Caribbean Naturalist, (53), pp. 1-6, 2018.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, community-based ecological rehabilitation, coral reefs

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

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

In: Marine Biology Research , 14, 2018 (1), pp. 41 - 51, 2018.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, Caribbean, Climate change, Coral Reef Decline, coral reefs, Corals, Land-Based Source Pollution, Marine Protected Areas, Puerto Rico, Reef Restoration

2017

Alfredo A. Montañez-Acuña Abimarie Otaño-Cruz, Valeria Torres-López

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, coral reefs, Land-Based Source Pollution, Reef Restoration

2016

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

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, Reef Restoration

2015

Claudia P. Ruiz-Diaz Alex E. Mercado-Molina, Marıa E. Perez

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, coral reefs, Reef Restoration

Liane S. Guild Juan L. Torres-Pérez, Roy A. Armstrong

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

In: PlosONE, 2015.

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, coral reefs, pigment

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

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, coral reefs, Coral transplantation, Fragment stabilization, Reef Restoration

2014

Alex E. Mercado-Molina Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado, Pedro J. Alejandro-Camis

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, Reef Restoration

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

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

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

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, Asexual reproduction, Coral fragments, coral reefs, Fragment reattachment

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

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

Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, CORAL SPECIES LISTING, Reef Restoration

2013

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

Edwin A. Hernández Delgado Alex Mercado Molina, José E. Rivera Rivera

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.

Abstract | Links | BibTeX | Tags: Acropora cervicornis, Protocolo, Reef Restoration