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Andros Island


Kramer, P., PR Kramer, RN Ginsburg. 1998. Assessment of the Andros Island Reef System, Bahamas (Part 1: Stony Corals and Algae). In Status of Coral Reefs in the Western Atlantic: Results of Initial Surveys, Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment Program, Atoll Research Bulletin. J.C. Lang (ed.). 79-99.

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Kramer, P., KW Marks, TL Turnbull. 1998. Assessment of the Andros Island Reef System, Bahamas (Part 2: Fishes). In Status of Coral Reefs in the Western Atlantic: Results of Initial Surveys, Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment Program, Atoll Research Bulletin. J.C. Lang (ed.). 100-122.

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Layman, CA and BR Silliman. 2002. Preliminary Survey and Diet Analysis of Juvenile Fishes of an Estuarine Creek on Andros Island, Bahamas. Bulletin of Marine Science. 70:1:199-210.

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Layman, CA, DA Arrington, RB Langerhans, BR Silliman. 2004. Degree of Fragmentation Affects Fish Assemblage Structure in Andros Island (Bahamas) Estuaries. Caribbean Journal of Science. 40:2:232-244.

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Nero, V. and K. Sullivan Sealy. 2006. Fish-environment Associations in the Coastal Waters of Andros Island, the Bahamas. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 75:2: 223-236.

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General Bahamas Information


Chiappone, M, Sluka, R, and Sealey, KS. 2000. Groupers (Pisces: Serranidae) in fished and protected areas of the Florida Keys, Bahamas and northern Caribbean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 198: 261-272.

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Feingold, JS, SL Thornton, KW Banks, NJ Gasman, D Gilliam, P Fletcher, C Avila. 1999. Rapid Assessment of coral reefs near Hopetown, Abaco Islands, Bahamas (stony corals and algae). In J.C. Lang (ed.), Status of Coral Reefs in the western Atlantic: Results of initial Surveys, Atlantic and Gulf Rapid Reef Assessment (AGRRA) Program. Atoll Research Bulletin 496: 58-75.

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Liddell, WD, WE Avery, SL Ohlhorst. 1997. Patterns of benthic community structure, 10-250M, the Bahamas. In Proceedings of the 8th International Coral Reef Symposium.

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Littler, D. S., M. M. Littler, I. G. Macintyre, E. Bowlin, M. S. Andres and R. P. Reid. 2005. Guide to the dominant macroalgae of the stromatolite fringing reef complex, Highborne Cay, Bahamas. Atoll Research Bulletin 532.

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Peckol, P. M., A. H. Curran, B. J. Greenstein, E. Y. Floyd, and M. L. Robbart. 2003.  Bahamas. Assessment of Coral Reefs Off San Salvador Island, Bahamas (Stony Corals, Algae and Fish Populations). Atoll Research Bulletin, 496(7).

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Sluka, R, M Chiappone, KM Sullivan, and R Wright. 1997. The benefits of a marine fishery reserve for Nassau grouper Epinephelus striatus in the Central Bahamas. Proc. 8th Int. Coral Reef Sym. 2:1961-1964.

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Wilkinson, C (ed.). 2004. Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2004, Volume 2. Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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