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Gerhard, L. C. and T. A. Cross. 2005. Measurements of the generation and distribution of carbonate sediments of the Buck Island channel, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, with Observations about sediments in fringing lagoons. Atoll Research Bulletin 536.

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Gladfelter, W.B. and Johnson, W.S.  1983.  Feeding niche separation in a guild of tropical reef fishes (Holocentridae).  Ecology.  64(3): 552-563.

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Gladfelter, W.B., Ogden, J.C. and Gladfelter, E.H.  1980.  Similarity and diversity among coral reef fish communities: A comparison between tropical western Atlantic (Virgin Islands) and tropical central Pacific (Marshall Islands) patch reefs.  Ecology.  61(5): 1156-1168.

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Hixon, M.A. and Beets, J.P.  1993.  Predation, Prey, Refuges, and the Structure of Coral-Reef fish assemblages.  Ecological Monographs.  63(1): 77-101.

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Manzello, D. P., M. Brandt, T. B. Smith, D. Lirman, J. C. Hendee and R. S. Nemeth. 2007. Hurricanes benefit bleached corals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(29):12035-12039.

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Rothenberger, P., J. Blondeau, C. Cox, S. Curtis, W. S. Fisher, V. Garrison, Z. Hillis-Starr, C. F. G. Jeffrey, E. Kadison, I. Lundgren, W. J. Miller, E. Muller, R. Nemeth, S. Paterson, C. Rogers, T. Smith, A. Spitzack,   2008. The state of coral reef ecosystems of the U.S. Virgin islands. Coral Report 2008, NOAA.

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