Subtidal Kelp-Associated Communities off the Temperate Chilean Coast
The chapter describes the oceanography, biogeography, and the important role that the El Niño cycle plays in Chilean kelp forest ecology. The structure of the food web from primary producers to consumers is described and the potential effect of the artisanal fishery and effect of the loss of kelp forests on the on the food web and fishery are discussed.
Keywords: artisanal fishing, crabs, fjords, El Niño, La Niña, demersal, downwelling, Humboldt current, indirect effects, Mediterranean climate, Horn Current System, Magellanic province, pelagic fishes
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