MEPS - Vol. 523 - Table of contents

Mar Ecol Prog Ser (Print ISSN: 0171-8630; Online ISSN: 1616-1599)
Copyright © 2015 Inter-Research. Published March 16

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FEATURE ARTICLE
Boschen RE, Rowden AA, Clark MR, Barton SJ, Pallentin A, Gardner JPA
Megabenthic assemblage structure on three New Zealand seamounts: implications for seafloor massive sulfide mining

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RESEARCH ARTICLES

Harris RJ, Pilditch CA, Hewitt JE, Lohrer AM, Van Colen C, Townsend M, Thrush SF
Biotic interactions influence sediment erodibility on wave-exposed sandflats
MEPS 523:15-30 | Full text in pdf format

Hodapp D, Meier S, Muijsers F, Badewien TH, Hillebrand H
Structural equation modeling approach to the diversity−productivity relationship of Wadden Sea phytoplankton
MEPS 523:31-40 | Full text in pdf format

Hosokawa S, Nakaoka M, Miyoshi E, Kuwae T
Seed dispersal in the seagrass Zostera marina is mostly within the parent bed in a protected bay
MEPS 523:41-56 | Full text in pdf format

Paul M, Gillis LG
Let it flow: how does an underlying current affect wave propagation over a natural seagrass meadow?
MEPS 523:57-70 | Full text in pdf format

Pascual J, Canepuccia AD, Alberti J, Daleo P, Iribarne O
Rainfall intensity modulates the interaction between the marsh cordgrass Spartina densiflora and the mouse Akodon azarae
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Garate L, Blanquer A, Uriz MJ
Calcareous spherules produced by intracellular symbiotic bacteria protect the sponge Hemimycale columella from predation better than secondary metabolites
MEPS 523:81-92 | Full text in pdf format

Bednaršek N, Ohman MD
Changes in pteropod distributions and shell dissolution across a frontal system in the California Current System
MEPS 523:93-103 | Full text in pdf format

Reinsel KA, Welch JM, Romero AO, Parks EM, McQueen KM, Smith MJ, Price AL, Clark HR, Zmina SE, Williams CA, Forward RB Jr 
Planktonic ingress of fiddler crab megalopae to the Newport River Estuary, NC: evidence for semilunar periodicity in Uca pugnax and species-specific sampling bias by hog's hair larval collectors
MEPS 523:105-113 | Full text in pdf format

Welch JM, Reinsel KA, Battles KA, Romero AO, Blaine JM, Sendi RL, Forward RB Jr
Settlement of fiddler crab megalopae on a North Carolina (USA) sandflat: species identification using multiplex PCR provides evidence for selective settlement
MEPS 523:115-123 | Full text in pdf format

Jenkins GP, Spooner D, Conron S, Morrongiello JR
Differing importance of salinity stratification and freshwater flow for the recruitment of apex species of estuarine fish
MEPS 523:125-144 | Full text in pdf format

DePasquale E, Baumann H, Gobler CJ
Vulnerability of early life stage Northwest Atlantic forage fish to ocean acidification and low oxygen
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Sobocinski KL, Latour RJ
Trophic transfer in seagrass systems: estimating seasonal production of an abundant seagrass fish, Bairdiella chrysoura, in lower Chesapeake Bay
MEPS 523:157-174 | Full text in pdf format

Vitelli F, Hyndes GA, Kendrick A, Turco A
Turf-forming algal assemblages on temperate reefs are strongly influenced by the territorial herbivorous fish Parma mccullochi (Pomacentridae) 
MEPS 523:175-185 | Full text in pdf format

Dunphy BJ, Taylor GA, Landers TJ, Sagar RL, Chilvers BL, Ranjard L, Rayner MJ
Comparative seabird diving physiology: first measures of haematological parameters and oxygen stores in three New Zealand Procellariiformes
MEPS 523:187-198 | Full text in pdf format

Whitehead AL, Lyver PO'B, Ballard G, Barton K, Karl BJ, Dugger KM, Jennings S, Lescroël A, Wilson PR, Ainley DG
Factors driving Adélie penguin chick size, mass and condition at colonies of different sizes in the Southern Ross Sea
MEPS 523:199-213 | Full text in pdf format

Smith L, Gamble R, Gaichas S, Link J
Simulations to evaluate management trade-offs among marine mammal consumption needs, commercial fishing fleets and finfish biomass
MEPS 523:215-232 | Full text in pdf format

Aoki K, Amano M, Kubodera T, Mori K, Okamoto R, Sato K
Visual and behavioral evidence indicates active hunting by sperm whales
MEPS 523:233-241 | Full text in pdf format

Beltran RS, Connolly Sadou M, Condit R, Peterson S, Reichmuth C, Costa DP
Fine-scale whisker growth measurements can reveal temporal foraging patterns from stable isotope signatures
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Stricker CA, Christ AM, Wunder MB, Doll AC, Farley SD, Rea LD, Rosen DAS, Scherer RD, Tollit DJ
Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope trophic enrichment factors for Steller sea lion vibrissae relative to milk and fish/invertebrate diets
MEPS 523:255-266 | Full text in pdf format

REVIEW
Kiszka JJ, Heithaus MR, Wirsing AJ
Behavioural drivers of the ecological roles and importance of marine mammals
MEPS 523:267-281 | Full text in pdf format