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Ammar, MSA, EM Amin, D Gundacker, and WEG Mueller. 2000. One rational strategy for restoration of coral reefs: application of molecular biological tools to select sites for rehabilitation by asexual recruits. Marine Pollution Bulleting 40(7): 618-627.

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El-Gamily, HI, S Nasr, m El-Raey. 2001. An assessment of natural and human-induced changes along Hurghada and Ras Abu Soma coastal area, Red Sea, Egypt. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 22:15: 2999-3014.

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Frihy, OE; MA El Ganaini, WR El Sayed, MM Iskander. 2004. The role of fringing coral reef in beach protection of Hurghada, Gulf of Suez, Red Sea of Egypt. Ecological Engineering. 22:1: 17-25.

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Frihy, OE, AM Franos, AA Khafagy, KA Aesha. 1995. Human interventions to the coastal zone of Hurghada, northern Red Sea, Egypt. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment (MEDCOAST 95), October 24 -27 1995, Tarragona, Spain.

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Jameson, SC, MSA Ammar, E Saadalla, HM Mostafa, B Riegl. 1999. A coral damage index and its application to diving sites in the Egyptian Red Sea. Coral Reefs. 18: 333-339.

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Mohammed, TAEA, and MAE Mohamed. 2005. Some ecological factors affecting coral reef assemblages off Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research. 31:1: 133-142.

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Riegl, B and B Velimirov. 1993. The structure of coral communities at Hurghada in the Northern Red Sea. Marine Ecology. 15:3/4: 213-231.

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Riegl, B and B Velimirov. 1991. How many damaged corals in Red Sea reef systems? A quantitative survey. Hydrobiologia. 216/217: 249-256.

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Vanderstraete, T, R Goossens, TK Ghabour. 2004. Coral reef habitat mapping in the Red Sea (Hurghada, Egypt) based on remote sensing. EARSel eProceedings. 3: 191-207.

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General Egypt Information


Hawkins, JP and CM Roberts. 1993. Effects of recreational scuba diving on coral reefs: trampling on reef-flat communities. Journal of Applied Ecology 30: 25-30.

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Jameson, S. C., M. S. A. Ammar, E. Saadalla, H. M. Mostafa and B. Riegl. 2007. A quantitative ecological assessment of diving sites in the Egyptian Red Sea during a period of severe anchor damage: a baseline for restoration and sustainable tourism management. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 15(3):309-323.

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Pilcher, N and MM Abou Zaid. 2000. The status of coral reefs in Egypt. In: Wilkinson, C. (ed). Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2000, Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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Piller, WE and M Rasser. 1996. Rhodolith formation induced by reef erosion in the Red Sea, Egypt. Coral Reefs. 15:3: 191-198.

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Riegl, B. and WE Piller. 1997. Distribution and environmental control of coral assemblages in northern Safaga Bay (Red Sea, Egypt). Facies, 36:141-162.

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Temraz, TA and MM Abou Zaid. 2005. Distribution of butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae) along the Egyptian Red Sea coast and its relation to coral health. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 15: S59-S70.

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Wilkinson, C (ed.). 2004. Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2004, Volume 1. Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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Zuschin, M., Hohenegger, J., 1998. Subtropical coral reef associated sedimentary facies characterized by mollusks (Northern Bay of  Safaga, Red Sea, Egypt). Facies 38: 229-254.

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Zuschin, M and PG Oliver. 2005. Diversity patterns of bivalves in a coral dominated shallow-water bay in the northern Red Sea – high species richness on a local scale. Marine Biology Research 1: 396-410.

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Zuschin, M, and WE Piller. 1997b. Bivalve distribution on coral carpets in the northern Bay of Safaga (Red Sea, Egypt) and its relation to environmental parameters. Facies 37: 183-194.

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