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Biogeosciences, 16, 3959–3976, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3959-2019
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Special issue: Ocean deoxygenation: drivers and consequences – past, present...

Biogeosciences, 16, 3959–3976, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3959-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 15 Oct 2019

Research article | 15 Oct 2019

Hypoxia in mangroves: occurrence and impact on valuable tropical fish habitat

Alexia Dubuc et al.
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Little is known about how hypoxia influences mangrove fish assemblages. In situ video observations reveal species-specific avoidance strategies in response to developing hypoxia in a mangrove forest. Taxa commonly using mangroves could withstand hypoxia, while others usually associated with reef habitats were not recorded below 70 % saturation. These results suggest that hypoxia is an important factor shaping mangrove fish assemblages and could explain the low species richness usually observed.
Little is known about how hypoxia influences mangrove fish assemblages. In situ video...
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