Settlement and post-settlement survival rates of the white seabream (Diplodus sargus) in the western Mediterranean Sea
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AuthorsCuadros-Casado, I.A. (Isabel Amalia); Basterretxea, G. (Gotzon); Cardona, L. (Luis); Cheminée, A. (Adrien); Hidalgo, M. (Manuel); Moranta, J. (Joan)
individual based model
regional hydrodynamic conditions
coastal current velocity
Survival during the settlement window is a limiting variable for recruitment. The survival is believed to be strongly determined by biological interactions and sea conditions, however it has been poorly investigated. We examined the settlement patterns related to relevant biotic and abiotic factors (i.e. Density-dependence, wind stress, wave height and coastal current velocity) potentially determining post-settler survival rates of a coastal necto-benthic fish of wide distribution in the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic, the white seabream (Diplodus sargus). An observational study of the demography of juveniles of this species was carried out at six coves in Menorca Island (Balearic Islands, western Mediterranean). Three of the coves were located in the northern and wind exposed coast, at the Northeast (NE) side; while the other three were found along the southern and sheltered coast, at the Southwest (SW) side of the island. The settlement period extended from early May to late June ...
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