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Metazoan parasites of marine mammals from the Caribbean and the western coast of North America
Studies concerning marine mammal parasites are scarce and some are outdated. I document the metazoan parasites of cetaceans and sirenians from Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, and of cetacean and pinnipeds ...
Coastal mycology of Puerto Rico: A survey and biological aspects of marine, estuarine, and mangrove fungi
This study was subdivided into the chapters listed below, which treated a number of biological aspects of the coastal mycology of Puerto Rico (PR): (1) A review chapter on mangroves and mangrove-associated plants was ...
Family Macrovalvitrematidae Yamaguti, 1963 (Monogenea: Heteronchoinea: Oligonchoinea): Study and descriptions of the Puerto Rican fauna, phylogeny and revised classification, and coevolutionary events resulting from the reconstruction of the host phylogeny based on parasite data
The Class Monogenea van Beneden, 1858 comprises a diverse group of platyhelminthes parasitic primarily on the external surfaces and gills of marine and freshwater fishes. The family Macrovalvitrematidae Yamaguti, 1963 ...
Parasitism in Pterois volitans (scorpaenidae) from coastal waters of Puerto Rico, Cayman Islands and Bahamas
Recently, Pterois volitans, one of the species known as lionfish, invaded the Atlantic Ocean. Individuals of P. volitans from Puerto Rico (N=188), Cayman Islands (N=91) and Bahamas (N=47) were examined for parasites. A ...
Fish, algae and coral dynamics from various reefs in southwest Puerto Rico
A study composed of three experiments was conducted in 7 reef sites, at 5 and 10 m depth off the southwest coast of Puerto Rico, to examine fish, algae, and coral dynamics. The first experiment employed exclusion cages. ...