Physical and Biological Control of Mangrove Pore Water Chemistry

  • Paul R. CarlsonJr
  • Laura A. Yarbro


Mangrove swamps comprise the largest fraction of tropical and subtropical intertidal wetlands, occupying over 20 million hectares worldwide (Chapman, 1976; McVey and May, 1987). Their importance as the basis of detrital food webs and as protected habitat for juvenile fish and shellfish has been well documented (Odum and Heald, 1972; Rodelli, Gearing, Gearing, Marshall and Sasekumar, 1984).


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  • Paul R. CarlsonJr
  • Laura A. Yarbro

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