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Bony fishes (Teleostei) caught by small-scale fisheries off central to south coast of São Paulo State, Southeastern Brazil
(Instituto Virtual da Biodiversidade | BIOTA - FAPESP, 2014-12-01)
Small-scale fisheries have a great socioeconomic importance in Brazil. Different regional characteristics along the coast, mostly related to landing sites, equipment used, and targeted species, renders its assessment and ...
Effects of marine protected areas under different management regimes in a hot spot of biodiversity and cumulative impacts from SW Atlantic
(Professor Jong Seong Khim, 2021-08-05)
Marine protected areas (MPAs) represent a useful tool for resource management, as well as to conserve and/or restore biological communities. The level of protection is key factor influencing the marine biodiversity, where ...
Massive opisthobranch aggregation in the largest coralline reefs in the South Atlantic Ocean: are mesoherbivores underestimated top-down players?
(Rosenstiel Sch Mar Atmos Sci, 2017)
Does quality of scuba diving experience vary according to the context and management regime of marine protected areas?
(V. N. Jonge, 2020-08-15)
Sustainability of scuba diving tourism should be assessed not only in environmental terms, but also concerning the quality of the diving experiences. Through the application of semi-structured questionnaires, we assessed ...
Interactions between whale sharks, Rhincodon typus Smith, 1928 (Orectolobiformes, Rhincodontidae), and Brazilian fisheries: The need for effective conservation measures
(Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2016)
This study reports three interaction events between the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) and fisheries in Brazilian waters. Two events were described as incidental captures in a gillnet fishery on the northern coast of Rio ...
Mesophotic ecosystems of the unique South Atlantic atoll are composed by rhodolith beds and scattered consolidated reefs
(Springer Heidelberg, 2016)
Rocas Atoll is the only atoll in the South Atlantic and one of the smallest atolls in the world, and is mainly built by coralline algae. Even being unique in the world, reefs from its mesophotic zone (i.e., > 30 m depth) ...
Reef fishes of the Anchieta Island State Park, Southwestern Atlantic, Brazil
(Revista Biota Neotropica, 2018)
This paper presents a checklist of the reef fish fauna of the Anchieta Island State Park, a no-take zone in which no extractive activities are allowed, in Ubatuba, Southeastern Brazil. Data was obtained between 2011 and ...
Environmental licensing on rhodolith beds: insights from a worm
(Assoc Brasileira Ciencia Ecologica E Conservacao, 2016)
Rhodoliths are free-living nodules formed by crustose coralline algae that promote multidimensional microhabitats for a highly diverse community. Because their CaCO3 production, rhodolith beds constitute areas of interest ...
Rethinking use and trade of pelagic sharks from Brazil
(Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2017)
Brazil currently ranks as the 11th producer and 1st importer of shark meat around the world. Data available from the FAO software FishStatJ along with data from regional sources, such as governmental bulletins, scientific ...