Exploring diversity in Cabo Pulmo National Park through fish eggs and larvae
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- 2014-01-11 - Present
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Ahern, Ana Luisa; Burton, Ron; Gomez, Jaime; Aburto-Oropeza, Octavio (2018). Exploring diversity in Cabo Pulmo National Park through fish eggs and larvae. In dataMares: Ecosystem Dynamics. UC San Diego Library Digital Collections. http://doi.org/10.6075/J09Z933W
In January of 2014 we began collecting fish eggs and larvae from inside Cabo Pulmo National Park and using genetic method to identify species. Our surveys have found eggs and larvae from 112 different fish species across 17 major groups, including some that have never been seen inside Cabo Pulmo’s waters, and revealed distinct seasonal spawning patterns for many of them.
Plankton tows, DNA analysis, genetic barcoding
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The data described here have been embargoed until 2019-01-01. Inquiries should be directed to Ana Luisa Ahern (email@example.com).
Data collected in collaboration with Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Interdisciplinary Marine Science Institute and Cabo Pulmo Divers. The findings presented here are preliminary – this is an ongoing survey for which eggs are still being collected and analyzed.
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Software used: Microsoft Excel and Geneious.
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