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Habitat Value of Mangroves for Fish in Micronesia

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About The Presenter

Richard MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Intstitute of Pacific Islands Forestry


About This Presentation

Running time: 22 minutes and 27 seconds.
Production by: M.J. Furniss and J. Guntle, Communications and Applications, PNW and PSW Research Stations

Topics covered:

  • Habitat Value of Mangroves for Fish in Micronesia
  • Study Locations
  • Yap and Kosrae
  • Kosrae
  • Rhizophora sp
  • Bruguiera gymnorrhiza
  • Sonneratia alba
  • Economic Value
  • Fish $170K
  • Ecological Value
  • Detritus, Algae, and Macroinvertebrates
  • Value of Micronesian Mangroves
  • IPIF Forested Wetlands Team Projects
  • Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Mangrove Fish Communities
  • Experimental Design - Low Tide
  • Mangrove at High Tide
  • Tide Moves Out of Mangrove
  • Mangrove At Low Tide
  • Deployed Float Nets
  • Sample Processing
  • Results
  • Dominated by Shrimp and Small Resident Fish
  • Surgeon Fish
  • Honeycomb Grouper
  • Glass Fish
  • Cardinal Fish
  • Fringe vs. Interior
  • Mangrove Interior is an Important Nursery Area
  • Influence of Tree Compositions on Habitat Value
  • Food Web Structure of Mangrove Forests
  • Hypothetical Food Chain
  • Stable Isotopes
  • Theory
  • Add Fish to the Food Web
  • Signatures
  • Mangroves
  • Seagrass
  • Consumers that are Resident Mangrove Organisms
  • Macrobrachium Lar Shrimp
  • Mudskipper
  • Flagtail
  • Transient Mangrove Organisms
  • Blacktail Snapper
  • Emperor Fish
  • Habitat Value Summary
  • Natural and Human Disturbance
  • What About Human Disturbances
  • Deforestation
  • M/V Kyowa Violet Oil Spill
  • Typhoon Sudal
  • Mahalo