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  • Abundance and diversity of anuran species in Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo 

    Porter, A. (University of Plymouth, 2010)
    1. Anurans are important components of tropical ecosystems; however, the biodiversity of these species is under threat due to the rapid deforestation of Southeast Asian forests. 2. Abundances and numbers of individuals ...
  • The application of ecosystem thresholds in the management of tropical coral reefs: a review and synthesis 

    Leeper, A. (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    A review and synthesis was carried out on the extensive literature concerned with ecosystem thresholds on tropical coral reefs to collate research carried out globally, and highlight gaps in the existing knowledge. This ...
  • Beneficial roles of microorganisms in the coral reef ecosystem 

    Laming, K. (University of Plymouth, 2010)
    Coral reef biodiversity has declined over the past few decades and despite recent significant scientific interest in reefs in light of noticeable effects of climate change on this fragile habitat there is still much ...
  • The habitat preferences of web building spiders 

    Glover, N. (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    Habitat selection is an important decision to make by most species as consequences such as loss of fitness or even death can result if wrong choices are made. Web building spiders are ubiquitous species, and can be found ...
  • The Role of Zooxanthellae in Marine Invertebrates 

    Wallen, J. (University of Plymouth, 2008)
    The importance of zooxanthellae in marine environments cannot be understated. Their role as a source of nutritive energy to corals underpins the success of reef-building systems worldwide, forming some of the most productive ...

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