Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Influence of coral cover and structural complex...

Electronic data

  • Coker et al. 2017 final

    Rights statement: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Coker, D. J., Nowicki, J. P. and Graham, N. A. J. (2017), Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities. J Fish Biol, 90: 2425–2433. doi:10.1111/jfb.13298 which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jfb.13298/abstract This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.

    Accepted author manuscript, 101 KB, PDF document

    Available under license: CC BY-NC: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities

Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

Published

Standard

Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities. / Coker, D. J.; Nowicki, J. P.; Graham, N. A. J.

In: Journal of Fish Biology, Vol. 90, No. 6, 06.2017, p. 2425-2433.

Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Coker DJ, Nowicki JP, Graham NAJ. Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities. Journal of Fish Biology. 2017 Jun;90(6):2425-2433. Epub 2017 Apr 19. doi: 10.1111/jfb.13298

Author

Coker, D. J. ; Nowicki, J. P. ; Graham, N. A. J. / Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities. In: Journal of Fish Biology. 2017 ; Vol. 90, No. 6. pp. 2425-2433.

Bibtex

@article{0eb0f244caaf465d90b80fda55e7586c,
title = "Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities",
abstract = "Using manipulated patch reefs with combinations of varying live-coral cover (low, medium and high) and structural complexity (low and high), common community metrics (abundance, diversity, richness and community composition) collected through standard underwater visual census techniques were compared with exhaustive collections using a fish anaesthetic (clove oil). This study showed that reef condition did not influence underwater visual census estimates at a community level, but reef condition can influence the detectability of some small and cryptic species and thismay be exacerbated if surveys are conducted on a larger scale. ",
keywords = "abundance, clove oil, community ecology, coral-reef ecology, diversity, GREAT-BARRIER-REEF, POMACENTRUS-AMBOINENSIS, HABITAT COMPLEXITY, LIVE CORAL, ASSEMBLAGES, BIODIVERSITY, POPULATIONS, RESILIENCE, ECOSYSTEMS, DIVERSITY",
author = "Coker, {D. J.} and Nowicki, {J. P.} and Graham, {N. A. J.}",
note = "This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Coker, D. J., Nowicki, J. P. and Graham, N. A. J. (2017), Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities. J Fish Biol, 90: 2425–2433. doi:10.1111/jfb.13298 which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jfb.13298/abstract This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.",
year = "2017",
month = jun,
doi = "10.1111/jfb.13298",
language = "English",
volume = "90",
pages = "2425--2433",
journal = "Journal of Fish Biology",
issn = "0022-1112",
publisher = "Wiley",
number = "6",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities

AU - Coker, D. J.

AU - Nowicki, J. P.

AU - Graham, N. A. J.

N1 - This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Coker, D. J., Nowicki, J. P. and Graham, N. A. J. (2017), Influence of coral cover and structural complexity on the accuracy of visual surveys of coral-reef fish communities. J Fish Biol, 90: 2425–2433. doi:10.1111/jfb.13298 which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jfb.13298/abstract This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.

PY - 2017/6

Y1 - 2017/6

N2 - Using manipulated patch reefs with combinations of varying live-coral cover (low, medium and high) and structural complexity (low and high), common community metrics (abundance, diversity, richness and community composition) collected through standard underwater visual census techniques were compared with exhaustive collections using a fish anaesthetic (clove oil). This study showed that reef condition did not influence underwater visual census estimates at a community level, but reef condition can influence the detectability of some small and cryptic species and thismay be exacerbated if surveys are conducted on a larger scale. 

AB - Using manipulated patch reefs with combinations of varying live-coral cover (low, medium and high) and structural complexity (low and high), common community metrics (abundance, diversity, richness and community composition) collected through standard underwater visual census techniques were compared with exhaustive collections using a fish anaesthetic (clove oil). This study showed that reef condition did not influence underwater visual census estimates at a community level, but reef condition can influence the detectability of some small and cryptic species and thismay be exacerbated if surveys are conducted on a larger scale. 

KW - abundance

KW - clove oil

KW - community ecology

KW - coral-reef ecology

KW - diversity

KW - GREAT-BARRIER-REEF

KW - POMACENTRUS-AMBOINENSIS

KW - HABITAT COMPLEXITY

KW - LIVE CORAL

KW - ASSEMBLAGES

KW - BIODIVERSITY

KW - POPULATIONS

KW - RESILIENCE

KW - ECOSYSTEMS

KW - DIVERSITY

U2 - 10.1111/jfb.13298

DO - 10.1111/jfb.13298

M3 - Journal article

VL - 90

SP - 2425

EP - 2433

JO - Journal of Fish Biology

JF - Journal of Fish Biology

SN - 0022-1112

IS - 6

ER -