Curelovich, J.N.; Lovrich, G.A.; Cueto, G.R.; Calcagno, J.A. "Recruitment and zonation in a sub-Antarctic rocky intertidal community" (2018) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 98(2):411-422
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This study presents for the first time the factors governing the recruitment in a rocky intertidal community of the Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego (54°51′S 68°29′W), Argentina. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of grazers and predators, free substrate availability and crustose coralline algae on the recruitment of the main sessile components of the intertidal: Notochthamalus scabrosus, Notobalanus flosculus, Mytilus chilensis, Perumytilus purpuratus and Aulacomya atra at three intertidal levels. For barnacles, the probability of recruitment was higher with grazers, while the contrary was observed for bivalves. The number of N. flosculus recruits was higher with increased substrate availability, while N. scabrosus recruited more with reduced free substrate in the first sampling. Mussel recruitment was higher with reduced free substrate. The highest probability of recruitment of N. scabrosus was observed at the upper level. Notably, this probability and the recruits per plot were higher at the mid level under uncaged-ORP treatment than expected for the mid level. The probability of bivalve and N. flosculus recruitment was higher at upper and lower levels, respectively. At the lower level, barnacle recruitment was higher on bare rock than on crustose coralline algae. Our results suggest that grazers increase the probability of barnacle recruitment, while the presence of sessile organisms enhances the density of mussel recruits. Almost no recruitment of bivalves was observed in ORPs over one year, showing that the secondary succession is slow in this environment. Copyright © Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 2016.


Documento: Artículo
Título:Recruitment and zonation in a sub-Antarctic rocky intertidal community
Autor:Curelovich, J.N.; Lovrich, G.A.; Cueto, G.R.; Calcagno, J.A.
Filiación:Centro de Estudios Biomédicos, Biotecnológicos, Ambientales y Diagnóstico, Universidad Maimónides, Hidalgo 775, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, C1405BWE, Argentina
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Argentina
Centro Austral de Investigaciones Científicas, Bernardo Houssay 200, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, C9410CAB, Argentina
Instituto de Ecología, Genética y Evolución de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad Universitaria, Pabellón II, 4° piso, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, C1428EHA, Argentina
Palabras clave:barnacles; Beagle Channel; grazers; mussels; substrate availability; succession; bivalve; coralline alga; intertidal community; probability; recruitment (population dynamics); rocky shore; secondary succession; sessile species; substrate; zonation; Beagle Channel; algae; Aulacomya ater; Bivalvia; Mytilus chilensis; Notochthamalus scabrosus; Thoracica
Página de inicio:411
Página de fin:422
Título revista:Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Título revista abreviado:J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U.K.


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Curelovich, J.N., Lovrich, G.A., Cueto, G.R., Calcagno, J.A. "Recruitment and zonation in a sub-Antarctic rocky intertidal community" . Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 98, no. 2 (2018) : 411-422.
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Curelovich, J.N., Lovrich, G.A., Cueto, G.R., Calcagno, J.A. "Recruitment and zonation in a sub-Antarctic rocky intertidal community" . Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 98, no. 2, 2018, pp. 411-422.
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Curelovich, J.N., Lovrich, G.A., Cueto, G.R., Calcagno, J.A. Recruitment and zonation in a sub-Antarctic rocky intertidal community. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U.K. 2018;98(2):411-422.