chapter  7
16 Pages

Spatially Extensive, High Resolution Images of Rocky Shore Communities

WithDavid R. Blakeway, Carlos D. Robles, David A. Fuentes, Hong-Lie Qiu

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.