Effect of biological fouling on passive collectors used to estimate fish recruitment.
- Author(s): Tavernetti, R
- Morgan, S
- Yu, Q
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2009.02307.x
Evidence is provided that biofouling of artificial substrata for estimating recruitment of nearshore reef fishes influences recruitment, and it is recommended that investigators consider the effects of fouling when estimating recruitment over space and time.