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Spatio-temporal variation in organic nitrogen and carbon in sediments associated with tropical submerged cage aquaculture
The diminution of marine fish populations due to over-fishing has stimulated the increase of mariculture activities, including in cages located near the coast. However, these activities may be detrimental influence to ...
Distribution of exotic Australian crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus (Von Martens, 1868) in Puerto Rico
The crustacean Cherax quadricarinatus (redclaw), a crayfish from Australia that is widely cultured, was introduced illegally into Puerto Rico in the beginning of 1997. They escaped from a single culture facility at the ...
Macrobiofouling on open-ocean submerged aquaculture cages in Puerto Rico
Biofouling in aquaculture cages is known as a significant problem in aquaculture cage farm operations. The purpose of this study was to assess biofouling composition and percentage of biofouling coverage over time on nets ...
Effects of sustainable offshore cage culture of Rachycentron canadum and Lutjanus analis on water quality and sediments in Puerto Rico
This work was part of environmental impact study conducted from August 2002 until October 2003 related to two 3000m3-Ocean Spar submerged openocean growout cages stocked with Rachycentron canadum and Lutjanus analis south ...