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Authors Rivera-Guzman, NE; Moreno-Casasola, P; Espinosa, EC; Ruiz, AEL; Vega, CM; Peralta-Pelaez, LA; Higueredo, LES; Medina, KPAR; Aguayo, KVS
Author Full Name Rivera-Guzman, Nadia E.; Moreno-Casasola, Patricia; Cejudo Espinosa, Eduardo; Lazos Ruiz, Adi E.; Madero Vega, Carolina; Alberto Peralta-Pelaez, Luis; Sanchez Higueredo, Lorena E.; Rodriguez Medina, Karla P. A.; Santana Aguayo, Karla V.
Title The Biological Flora of Coastal Dunes and Wetlands: Halodule wrightii Ascherson
Source JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH
Language English
Document Type Review
Author Keywords Coastal protection; decline; distribution; eutrophic environments; pioneer species; seagrass
Keywords Plus SYRINGODIUM-FILIFORME; THALASSIA-TESTUDINUM; SEAGRASS DISTRIBUTION; RUPPIA-MARITIMA; LAGUNA-MADRE; SEED-GERMINATION; SOUTHEAST BRAZIL; LIGHT REDUCTION; SEASONAL GROWTH; ZOSTERA-MARINA
Abstract Information on the seagrass Halodule wrightii was assembled describing its taxonomy, phylogeny, and geographic distribution and its plant communities, ecology, population biology, reproduction, and biotic interactions. The objective was to review the current understanding of its role as a pioneer species that thrives in nutrient-rich waters and has a broad tolerance range to abiotic factors, such as salinity, temperature, depth, and light. Its short life cycle, high degree of vegetative reproduction, and rapid growth allow it to colonize areas that have undergone disturbances, e.g., those affected by hurricanes. It occurs in monospecific stands or mixed with other seagrasses (Ruppia maritima, Thalassia testudinum, Syringodium filiforme, Zostera marina) and exhibits both vegetative and sexual reproduction but does not flower often. Worsening water quality is the main cause of seagrass decline in the world, along with other human activities, such as fishing, dredging, boating, and tourism. Given its usefulness, it is important to establish programs for the restoration and management of this species.
Author Address [Rivera-Guzman, Nadia E.; Moreno-Casasola, Patricia; Cejudo Espinosa, Eduardo; Lazos Ruiz, Adi E.; Madero Vega, Carolina; Sanchez Higueredo, Lorena E.; Rodriguez Medina, Karla P. A.; Santana Aguayo, Karla V.] Inst Ecol AC, Ecol Func, Xalapa 91070, Veracruz, Mexico; [Alberto Peralta-Pelaez, Luis] Inst Tecnol Veracruz, Dept Ingn Quim & Bioquim, Lab Ingn Ecol Ambiental & Ciencias, Unidad Invest & Desarrollo Alimentos, Calzada Miguel Angel De 91860, Veracruz, Mexico
Reprint Address Moreno-Casasola, P (reprint author), Inst Ecol AC, Ecol Func, Xalapa 91070, Veracruz, Mexico.
E-mail Address patricia.moreno@inecol.mx
ResearcherID Number Moreno-Casasola, Patricia/R-8562-2018
ORCID Number Moreno-Casasola, Patricia/0000-0003-0468-0851; Rivera Guzman, Nadia Elizabeth/0000-0002-5435-3384
Funding Agency and Grant Number CONACYT [175979]; project ITTO [PD 349/05]; project CONACYT-SEMARNAT [107754]
Funding Text We are grateful for the use of the facilities at the Instituto de Ecologia, AC, and the funding provided by CONACYT (scholarship 175979 to N.E. Rivera-Guzman) and by projects ITTO (PD 349/05 Rev. 2 [F]) and CONACYT-SEMARNAT 107754. We thank Allison Jermain for revising earlier versions of the text in English. Bianca Delfosse revised the final version. Roberto Monroy edited the figures. We would like to express our gratitude to all the anonymous reviewers for their thorough revisions and for providing us with very useful comments to improve our manuscript.
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Publisher COASTAL EDUCATION & RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Publisher City COCONUT CREEK
Publisher Address 5130 NW 54TH STREET, COCONUT CREEK, FL 33073 USA
ISSN 0749-0208
29-Character Source Abbreviation J COASTAL RES
ISO Source Abbreviation J. Coast. Res.
Publication Date JUL
Year Published 2017
Volume 33
Issue 4
Beginning Page 938
Ending Page 948
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-14-00162.1
Page Count 11
Web of Science Category Environmental Sciences; Geography, Physical; Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
Subject Category Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Physical Geography; Geology
Document Delivery Number FA5IO
Unique Article Identifier WOS:000405476600017
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