chapter  7
Spatially Extensive, High Resolution Images of Rocky Shore Communities
ByDavid R. Blakeway, Carlos D. Robles, David A. Fuentes, Hong-Lie Qiu
Pages 16

The vivid spatial patterns of communities on rocky shores have long served as inspiration for ecological thought. Vertical zonation of mussels and barnacles, to cite a prominent example, is a focal point of the keystone predator and refuge hypotheses.