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Integrated water quality and coral reef monitoring on fringing reefs of Tobago: chemical and ecological evidence of sewage-driven eutrophication in the Buccoo Reef Complex

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2003
Title: Integrated water quality and coral reef monitoring on fringing reefs of Tobago: chemical and ecological evidence of sewage-driven eutrophication in the Buccoo Reef Complex.
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Alternative Title: Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.
Name(s): Lapointe, Brian E., creator
Potts, Arthur C., creator
Day, Owen, creator
Langton, Richard, creator
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Issuance: single unit
Date Issued: 2003
Publisher: Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute
Extent: 17 p.
Physical Description: pdf
Language(s): English
Identifier: 2100737 (digitool), FADT2100737 (IID), fau:5493 (fedora)
Note(s): Land-based discharges of nutrients from deforestation, sewage and agricultural activities are a rapidly growing threat to Caribbean coral reefs and Marine Protected Areas (MPA's). To assess localized sewage problems inTobago, we conducted an integrated water quality and coral reef monitoring program in the dry season between April and June, 2001. The study included avariety of fringing reef sites around Tobago,including the Buccoo Reef Complex (BRC) that was established as an MPA in 1973.
This manuscript may be cited as Lapointe, Brian E., Richard Langton, Owen Day, and Arthur C. Potts (2003) Integrated Water Quality and Coral Reef Monitoring on Fringing Reefs of Tobago: Chemical and Ecological Evidence of Sewage-Driven Eutrophication in the Buccoo Reef Complex in Proceedings of the 54th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute held November 2003 Roadtown, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, p. 457-472.
Florida Atlantic University. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute contribution #1489.
Subject(s): Coral reef ecology
Marine parks and reserves --Caribbean Area
Marine ecology --Caribbean Area
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/FCLA/DT/2100737
Links: http://procs.gcfi.org/Proceedings.html
Restrictions on Access: ©2003 Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.
Host Institution: FAU
Other Version: This manuscript may be cited as Lapointe, Brian E., Richard Langton, Owen Day, and Arthur C. Potts (2003) Integrated Water Quality and Coral Reef Monitoring on Fringing Reefs of Tobago: Chemical and Ecological Evidence of Sewage-Driven Eutrophication in the Buccoo Reef Complex in Proceedings of the 54th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute held November 2003 Roadtown, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, p. 457-472.