Persistence of self-recruitment and patterns of larval connectivity in a marine protected area network

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Title:
Persistence of self-recruitment and patterns of larval connectivity in a marine protected area network
Authors:
Berumen, Michael L. ( 0000-0003-2463-2742 ) ; Almany, Glenn R; Planes, Serge; Jones, Geoffrey P; Saenz Agudelo, Pablo; Thorrold, Simon R
Abstract:
The use of marine protected area (MPA) networks to sustain fisheries and conserve biodiversity is predicated on two critical yet rarely tested assumptions. Individual MPAs must produce sufficient larvae that settle within that reserve's boundaries to maintain local populations while simultaneously supplying larvae to other MPA nodes in the network that might otherwise suffer local extinction. Here, we use genetic parentage analysis to demonstrate that patterns of self-recruitment of two reef fishes (Amphiprion percula and Chaetodon vagabundus) in an MPA in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea, were remarkably consistent over several years. However, dispersal from this reserve to two other nodes in an MPA network varied between species and through time. The stability of our estimates of self-recruitment suggests that even small MPAs may be self-sustaining. However, our results caution against applying optimization strategies to MPA network design without accounting for variable connectivity among species and over time. 2012 The Authors.
KAUST Department:
Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
Citation:
Berumen ML, Almany GR, Planes S, Jones GP, Saenz-Agudelo P, et al. (2012) Persistence of self-recruitment and patterns of larval connectivity in a marine protected area network. Ecology and Evolution 2: 444-452. doi:10.1002/ece3.208.
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Journal:
Ecology and Evolution
Issue Date:
Feb-2012
DOI:
10.1002/ece3.208
PubMed ID:
22423335
PubMed Central ID:
PMC3298954
Type:
Article
ISSN:
20457758
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Articles; Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)

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dc.contributor.authorBerumen, Michael L.en
dc.contributor.authorAlmany, Glenn Ren
dc.contributor.authorPlanes, Sergeen
dc.contributor.authorJones, Geoffrey Pen
dc.contributor.authorSaenz Agudelo, Pabloen
dc.contributor.authorThorrold, Simon Ren
dc.date.accessioned2014-08-27T09:48:29Z-
dc.date.available2014-08-27T09:48:29Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02en
dc.identifier.citationBerumen ML, Almany GR, Planes S, Jones GP, Saenz-Agudelo P, et al. (2012) Persistence of self-recruitment and patterns of larval connectivity in a marine protected area network. Ecology and Evolution 2: 444-452. doi:10.1002/ece3.208.en
dc.identifier.issn20457758en
dc.identifier.pmid22423335en
dc.identifier.doi10.1002/ece3.208en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/325346en
dc.description.abstractThe use of marine protected area (MPA) networks to sustain fisheries and conserve biodiversity is predicated on two critical yet rarely tested assumptions. Individual MPAs must produce sufficient larvae that settle within that reserve's boundaries to maintain local populations while simultaneously supplying larvae to other MPA nodes in the network that might otherwise suffer local extinction. Here, we use genetic parentage analysis to demonstrate that patterns of self-recruitment of two reef fishes (Amphiprion percula and Chaetodon vagabundus) in an MPA in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea, were remarkably consistent over several years. However, dispersal from this reserve to two other nodes in an MPA network varied between species and through time. The stability of our estimates of self-recruitment suggests that even small MPAs may be self-sustaining. However, our results caution against applying optimization strategies to MPA network design without accounting for variable connectivity among species and over time. 2012 The Authors.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherBlackwell Publishing Ltden
dc.rights© 2012 The Authors. Published by Blackwell Publishing Ltd.en
dc.rightsThis is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited and is not used for commercial purposes.en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Ecology and Evolutionen
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/en
dc.subjectAmphiprion perculaen
dc.subjectChaetodon vagabundusen
dc.subjectConnectivityen
dc.subjectLarval dispersalen
dc.subjectMarine protected areasen
dc.subjectMicrosatellite parentage analysisen
dc.subjectSelf-recruitmenten
dc.titlePersistence of self-recruitment and patterns of larval connectivity in a marine protected area networken
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentRed Sea Research Center (RSRC)en
dc.identifier.journalEcology and Evolutionen
dc.identifier.pmcidPMC3298954en
dc.eprint.versionPublisher's Version/PDFen
dc.contributor.institutionBiology Department Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02540, United Statesen
dc.contributor.institutionARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University Townsville, Queensland, 4811, Australiaen
dc.contributor.institutionUSR 3278 CNRS EPHE Center de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l'Environnement, (CRIOBE) BP 1013 Papetoai, 98729 Moorea, French Polynesiaen
dc.contributor.institutionLaboratoire d'excellence CORAIL, BP 1013 Papetoai, 98729 Moorea, French Polynesiaen
dc.contributor.affiliationKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)en
kaust.authorBerumen, Michael L.en
kaust.authorSaenz Agudelo, Pabloen

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