Free access
Issue
Aquat. Living Resour.
Volume 18, Number 2, April-June 2005
Page(s) 149 - 158
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/alr:2005016
Published online 15 July 2005
  • Beck M.W., Heck K.L. JR., Able K.W., Childers D.L., Eggleston D.B., Gillanders B.M., Halpern B., Hays C.G., Hoshino K., Minello T.J., Orth R.J., Sheridan P.F., Weinstein M.P., 2001, The identification, conservation, and management of estuarine and marine nurseries for fish and invertebrates. Bioscience 51, 633-641. [CrossRef]
  • Blaber S.J.M., 1986, Feeding selectivity of a guild of piscivorous fish in mangrove areas of north-west Australia. Aust. J. Freshwater Res. 37, 329-336. [CrossRef]
  • Blaber S.J.M., 2000, Tropical Estuarine Fishes: Ecology, exploitation and conservation. Blackwell Science Ltd, Fish and Aquatic Resour. Ser. 7.
  • Blaber S.J.M., Blaber T.G., 1980, Factors affecting the distribution of juvenile estuarine and inshore fish. J. Fish Biol. 17, 143-162. [CrossRef]
  • Cederlöf U., Rydberg L., Mgendi M., Mwaipopo O., 1995, Tidal exchange in a warm tropical lagoon: Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar. Ambio 24, 458-464.
  • Chitarro P.M., Fryer B.J., Sale R., 2004, Discrimination of French grunts (Haemulon flavolineatum Desmarest, 1823) from mangrove and coral reef habitats using otolith microchemistry. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 308, 168-183.
  • Chong V.C., Sasekumar A., Leh M.U.C., Cruz R.D., 1990, The fish and prawn communities of a Malaysian coastal mangrove ecosystem, with comparisons to adjacent mud/sand flats and inshore waters. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 31, 703-722. [CrossRef]
  • Cocheret de la Morinière E., Pollux B.J.A., Nagelkerken I., van der Velde G., 2002, Post-settlement life cycle migration patterns and habitat preference of coral reef fish that use seagrass and mangrove habitats as nurseries. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 55, 309-321. [CrossRef]
  • Cocheret de la Morinière E., Nagelkerken I., van der Meij H., van der Velde G., 2004, What attracts juvenile coral reef fish to mangroves: Habitat complexity or shade? Mar. Biol. 144, 139-145.
  • De Troch M., Mees J., Papadopoulos I., Wakwabi E.O., 1996, Fish communities in a tropical bay (Gazi Bay, Kenya): Seagrass beds vs. unvegetated areas. Neth. J. Zool. 46, 236-252. [CrossRef]
  • Dorenbosch M., van Riel M.C., Nagelkerken I., van der Velde G., 2004a, The relationship of reef fish densities to the proximity of mangrove and seagrass nurseries. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 60, 37-48. [CrossRef]
  • Dorenbosch M., Verweij M.C., Nagelkerken I., Jiddawi N., van der Velde G., 2004b, Homing and daytime tidal movements of juvenile snappers (Lutjanidae) between shallow-water nursery habitats in Zanzibar, western Indian Ocean. Environ. Biol. Fish. 70, 203-209. [CrossRef]
  • Field A., 2000, Discovering statistics using SPSS for Windows. Sage Publications, London.
  • Forward R.B. Jr., Tankersley R.A., 2001, Selective tidal-stream transport of marine animals. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Annu. Rev. 39, 305-353.
  • Froese R., Pauly D., (eds.), 2004, FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version (08/2004).
  • Jiddawi N.S., Stanley R.D., 1997, Fisheries stock assessment in the traditional fishery sector: The information needs. Canadian International Development Agency, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • Johnstone R.W., Mohammed S.M., 1995, Spatial and temporal variations in water column nutrient concentrations in a tidally dominated mangrove creek: Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar. Ambio 24, 482-486.
  • Kimani E.N., Mwatha G.K., Wakwabi E.O., Ntiba J.M., Okoth B.K., 1996, Fishes of a shallow tropical mangrove estuary, Gazi, Kenya. Mar. Freshwater Res. 47, 857-868. [CrossRef]
  • Laegdsgaard P., Johnson C.R., 1995, Mangrove habitats as nurseries: Unique assemblages of juvenile fish in subtropical mangroves in Eastern Australia. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 126, 67-81. [CrossRef]
  • Little M.C., Reay P.J., Grove S.J., 1988, The fish community of an East African mangrove creek. J. Fish Biol. 32, 729-747. [CrossRef]
  • McClanahan T.R., 1988, Seasonality in East Africa's coastal waters. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 44, 191-199. [CrossRef]
  • Mohammed S.M., Johnstone R.W., Widen B., Jordelius E., 1995, The role of mangroves in the nutrient cycling and productivity of adjacent seagrass communities, Chwaka Bay, Zanzibar. Zoology Department, Stockholm University, Sweden, and University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • Morton R.M., 1990, Community structure, density and standing crop of fishes in a subtropical Australian mangrove area. Mar. Biol. 105, 385-394. [CrossRef]
  • Nagelkerken I., 2000, Importance of shallow-water bay biotopes as nurseries for Caribbean reef fishes. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • Nagelkerken I., Dorenbosch M., Verberk W.C.E.P., Cocheret de la Morinière E., van der Velde G., 2000a, Importance of shallow-water biotopes of a Caribbean bay for juvenile coral reef fishes: Patterns in biotope association, community structure and spatial distribution. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 202, 175-192. [CrossRef]
  • Nagelkerken I., van der Velde G., Gorissen M.W., Meijer G.J., van't Hof T., den Hartog C., 2000b, Importance of mangroves, seagrass beds and the shallow coral reef as a nursery for important coral reef fishes, using a visual census technique. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci. 51, 31-44. [CrossRef]
  • Nagelkerken I., van der Velde G., 2002, Do non-estuarine mangroves harbour higher densities of juvenile fish than adjacent shallow-water and coral reef habitats in Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles)? Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 245, 191-204. [CrossRef]
  • Nagelkerken I., Roberts C.M, van der Velde G., Dorenbosch M., van Riel M.C., Cocheret de la Morinière E., Nienhuis P.H., 2002, How important are mangroves and seagrass beds for coral-reef fish? The nursery hypothesis tested on island scale. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 244, 299-305. [CrossRef]
  • Nagelkerken I., van der Velde G., 2003, Connectivity between coastal habitats of two oceanic Caribbean islands as inferred from ontogenetic shifts by coral reef fishes. Gulf Caribb. Res. 14, 43-59.
  • Parrish J.D., 1989, Fish communities of interacting shallow-water habitats in tropical oceanic regions. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 58, 143-160. [CrossRef]
  • Pinto L., Punchihewa N.N., 1996, Utilization of mangroves and seagrasses by fishes in the Negombo estuary, Sri Lanka. Mar. Biol. 126, 333-345. [CrossRef]
  • Robertson A.I., Duke N.C., 1987, Mangrove as nursery sites: Comparison of the abundance and species composition of fish and crustaceans in mangroves and other near shore habitats in tropical Australia. Mar. Biol. 96,193-205.
  • Rozas L.P., Minello T.J., 1997, Estimating densities of small fishes and decapod crustaceans in shallow estuarine habitats: A review of sampling design with focus on gear selection. Estuaries 20, 199-213. [CrossRef]
  • ter Braak C.J.F., Smilauer P., 1998, Reference manual and user's guide to Canoco for Windows: Software for canonical community ordination (version 4). Microcomputer Power, Ithaca, New York.
  • Thayer G.W., Colby D.R., Hettler W.F., 1987, Utilization of the red mangrove prop root habitats by fishes in south Florida. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 35, 25-38. [CrossRef]
  • van der Velde G., van Avesaath P.H., Ntiba M.J., Mwatha G.K., Marguillier S., Woitchik A.F., 1995, Fish fauna of mangrove creeks, seagrass meadows and sand flats in Gazi Bay, Kenya (Indian Ocean): A study with nets and stable isotopes. In: Heip C.H.R., Hemminga M.A., de Bie M.J.M. (Eds.), Monsoons and coastal ecosystems in Kenya. Netherlands Indian Ocean Programme Cruise Report 5, 39-50.
  • Wakwabi E.O., 1999, The ichthyofauna of a tropical mangrove bay (Gazi bay, Kenya): Community structure and trophic organisation. Ph.D. Thesis, Instituut voor Dierkunde, vakgroep morfologie, systematiek en ecologie, Universiteit Gent.
  • Weerts S.P., Cyrus D.P., 2002, Occurrence of young and small-sized fishes in different habitats within a subtropical South African and adjacent harbour. Mar. Freshwater Res. 53, 447-456. [CrossRef]