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Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs
Cinner, J.E.; Huchery, C.; MacNeil, M.A.; Graham, N.A.J.; McClanahan, T.R.; Maina, J.; Maire, E.; Kittinger, J.N.; Hicks, C.C.; Mora, C.; Allison, E.H.; D'Agata, S.; Hoey, A.S.; Feary, D.A.; Crowder, L.; Williams, I.D.; Kulbicki, M.; Vigliola, L.; Wantiez, L.; Edgar, G.; Stuart-Smith, R.D.; Sandin, S.A.; Green, A.L.; Hardt, M.J.; Beger, M.; Friedlander, A.; Campbell, S.J.; Holmes, K.E.; Wilson, S.K.; Brokovich, E.; Brooks, A.J.; Cruz-Motta, J.J.; Booth, D.J.; Chabanet, P.; Gough, C.; Tupper, M.; Ferse, S.C.A.; Sumalia, U.R.; Mouillot, D. (2016). Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs. Nature (Lond.) 535(7612): 416-419.
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
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  • Cinner, J.E.
  • Huchery, C.
  • MacNeil, M.A.
  • Graham, N.A.J.
  • McClanahan, T.R.
  • Maina, J.
  • Maire, E.
  • Kittinger, J.N.
  • Hicks, C.C.
  • Mora, C.
  • Allison, E.H.
  • D'Agata, S.
  • Hoey, A.S.
  • Feary, D.A.
  • Crowder, L.
  • Williams, I.D.
  • Kulbicki, M.
  • Vigliola, L.
  • Wantiez, L.
  • Edgar, G.
  • Stuart-Smith, R.D.
  • Sandin, S.A.
  • Green, A.L.
  • Hardt, M.J.
  • Beger, M.
  • Friedlander, A.
  • Campbell, S.J.
  • Holmes, K.E.
  • Wilson, S.K.
  • Brokovich, E.
  • Brooks, A.J.
  • Cruz-Motta, J.J.
  • Booth, D.J.
  • Chabanet, P.
  • Gough, C.
  • Tupper, M.
  • Ferse, S.C.A.
  • Sumalia, U.R.
  • Mouillot, D.

    Data from over 2,500 reefs worldwide is used to identify 15 bright spots—sites where reef biomass is significantly higher than expected—and surveys of local experts in these areas suggest that strong sociocultural institutions and high levels of local engagement are among the factors supporting higher fish biomass.

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