Coral Siltation References

Phil Pepe phil.pepe at
Tue Mar 13 16:20:19 EST 2001

I am very grateful to Iain Mcdonald of Manchester Metropolitan
University who very graciously provided the following bibliography. I am
posting it to the list since I received over a dozen requests to share
any references I might receive in response to my original request for

Acevedo, R. J., Morelock, J. (1988). Effects of terrigenous sediment on
coral reef zonation in South-western Puerto Rico. Sixth
Reef Symposium, Townsville.

Aerts, L. A. M. v. S., R.W.M. (1997). “Quantification of sponge/coral
interactions in a physically stressed reef community, NE Colombia.”
Marine Ecology Progress Series 148: 125-134.

Aller, R. C., Dodge, R.E. (1974). “Animal-sediment relations in a
Lagoon Discovery Bay, Jamaica.” Journal of Marine Research 32(2): 209-

Babcock, R. D., P. (1991). “Effects of sedimentation on settlement of
Acropora millepora.” Coral Reefs 9: 205-208.

Bak, R. P. M. E., J.H.B.W. (1976). “Patterns of oil-sediment rejection
corals.” Marine Biology 37: 105-113.

Bastidas, C., Bone, D. & Garcia, E.M. (1999). “Sedimentation rates and
metal content of sediments in a Venezuelan coral reef.” Marine Pollution

Bulletin 38(1): 16-24.

Bernecker, M. E., Weidlich, O.B. & Flügel, E.E. (1999). “Response of
Triassic reef coral communities to sea-level fluctuations, storms and
sedimentation: evidence from a spectacular outcrop (Adnet, Austria).”
Facies 40:  229-280.

Boss, S. K. L., W.D. (1987). “Patterns of sediment composition of
Jamaican fringing reef facies.” Sedimentology 34: 77-87.

Brown, B. E. H., L.S. (1985). “Assessing the effects of “stress” on
reefs.” Advances in Marine Biology 22: 1-63.

Cortes, J. (1993). A reef under siltation stress: a decade of
Colloquium on Global Aspects of Coral Reefs: Health, Hazard, and
History, Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science,
Universityof Miami.

Cortés, J. N. R., M.J. (1985). “A reef under siltation stress: Cahuita,
Rica.” Bulletin of Marine Science 36(2): 339-356.

Dallmeyer, D. G., Porter, J.W. & Smith, G.J. (1982). “Effects of
peat on the behavior and physiology of the Jamaican reef-building coral
Montastrea annularis.” Marine Biology 68: 229-233.

Dodge, R. E., Aller, R.C. & Thomson, J. (1974). “Coral growth related to

resuspension of bottom sediments.”  Nature 247: 574-577.

Dodge, R. E., Vaisnys, J.R. (1977). “Coral populations and growth
patterns: responses to sedimentation and turbidity associated with
dredging.” Journal of Marine Research 35: 715-730.

Edmunds, P. J. D., P.S. (1989). “An energy budget for Porites porites
(Scleractinia) growing in a stressed environment.” Coral Reefs 8: 37-43.

Garrett, P., Smith, D.L., Wilson, A.O. & Patriquin, D. (1971).
“Physiography, ecology, and sediments of two Bermuda patch reefs.”
Journal of Geology 79: 647-668.

Gischler, E. L., A.J. (1999). “Recent sedimentary facies of isolated
carbonate platforms, Belize-Yucatan sysyems, Central America.” Journal
of Sedimentary Research 69(3): 747-763.

Hodgson, G. (1989). The Effects of Sedimentation on Indo-Pacific Reef
Corals. Zoology Department. Honolulu, Hawaii, University of Hawaii.

Hodgson, G. (1990). “Sediment and the settlement of larvae of the reef
coral Pocillopra damicornis.” Coral Reefs 9(1): 41-43.

Hodgson, G. (1993). Sedimentation damage to reef corals. Colloquium on
Global Aspects of Coral Reefs: Health, Hazard, and History, Rosentiel
School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Universityof Miami.

Hubbard, J. A. E. B. P., Y.P. (1972). “Sediment rejection by recent
scleractinian corals:a key to palaeo-environmental reconstruction.”
Geologische Rundschau 61: 598-626.

Hubbard, D. K. (1986). “Sedimenatation as a control of reef development:

St.Croix, U.S.V.I.” Coral Reefs 5: 117-125.

Larcombe, P. W., K.J. (1999). “Increased sediment supply to the Great
Barrier Reef will not increase sediment accumulation at most coral
Coral Reefs 18: 163-169.

Larcombe, P. W., K.J. (1999). “Terrigenous sediments as influences upon
Holcene nearshore coral reefs, central Great Barrier Reef, Australia.”
Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 46: 141-154.

Logan, A. (1988). “Sediment shifting capability in Recent solitary coral

Scolymia cubensis from Bermuda.” Bulletin of Marine Science 43: 241-248.

Loya, Y. (1976). “Effects of water turbidity and sedimentation on the
community structure of Puerto Rican corals.” Bulletin of Marine Science
26(4): 450-466.

López, E. O., Bonilla, H.R. & Mejia, J.K. (1998). “Effects of
on coral commmunities of southern Socorro island, Revillagigedo
archipelago, Mexico.” Ciencias Marinas 24(2): 233-240.

Marshall, S. M., Orr, A.P. (1931). “Sedimentation on Low Isles Reef and
its relation to coral growth.” Scientific Report of the Great Barrier
Expedition 1(5): 94-133.

Marszalek, D. S. (1981). Impact of dredging on a subtropical reef
community, Southeast Florida, U.S.A. Fourth International Coral Reef
Symposium, Manila.

McClanahan, T. R., Obura, D. (1997). “Sedimentation effects on shallow
coral communities in Kenya.” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology
and Ecology 209(1-2): 103-122.

Perry, C. T. (1996). “The rapid response of reef sediments to changes in

community composition: Implications for time averaging and sediment
accumulation.” Journal of Sedimentary Research 66(3): 459-467.

Peters, E. C. P., M.E.Q. (1985). “A comparative study of the effects of
sedimentation on symbiotic and asymbiotic colonies of the coral
Astrangia danae.” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
92:  215-230.

Richmond, R. H. (1993). Effects of coastal runoff on coral reproduction.

Colloquium on Global Aspects of Coral Reefs: Health, Hazard, and
History, Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science,
Universityof Miami.

Riegl, B. B., G.M. (1995). “ Effects of sedimentation on the energy
of four scleractinian (Bourne 1900) and five alcyonacean (Lamouroux
1816) corals.” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 186:

Riegl, B., Heine, C. & Branch, G.M. (1996). “Function of funnel-shaped
coral growth in a high-sedimentation environment.” Marine Ecology
Progress Series 145: 87-93.

Rogers, C. S. (1983). “Sublethal and lethal effects of sediments applied
common Caribbean reef corals in the field.” Marine Pollution Bulletin
14(10): 378-382.

Rogers, C. S. (1990). “Reponses of coral reefs and reef organisms to
sedimentation.” Marine Ecology Progress Series 62: 185-202.

Roy, K. J. S., S.V. (1971). “Sedimentation and coral reef development in

turbid water: Fanning Lagoon.” Pacific Science 25: 234-248.

Schuhmacher, H. (1977). Ability in Fungiid corals to overcome
sedimentation. Third International Coral Reef Symposium, University of
Miami, Florida.

Stafford-Smith, M. G. O., R.F.G. (1992). “Sediment-rejection mechaisms
42 species of Australian Scleractinian corals.” Ausralian Journal of
Marine and Freshwater Research 43: 683-705.

Stafford-Smith, M. G. (1993). “Sediment-rejection efficiency of 22
of Australian scleractinian corals.” Marine Biology 115: 229-243.

Telesnicki, G. J. G., W.M. (1995). “Effects of turbidity on the
photosynthesis and respiration of two South Florida reef coral species.”

Bulletin of Marine Science 57(2): 527-539.

van Katwijk, M. M., Meier, N.F., van Loon, R., van Howe, E.M., Giesen,
W.B.J.T., van der Velde, G. (1993). “Sabaki River sediment loading and
coral stress: correlation between sediments and condition of the
Watamu reefs in Kenya (Indian Ocean).” Marine Biology 117: 675-683.

Wesseling, I., Uychiaoco, A.J., Aliño, P.M., Aurin, T. & Vermaat, J.E.
(1999). “Damage and recovery of four Philippine corals from short-term
sediment burial.” Marine Ecology Progress Series 176: 11-15.

Woolfe, K. J. L., P. (1998). “Terrigenous sediment accumulation as a
regional control on the distribution of reef carbonates.” Special
Publication International Association of Sedimentologists 25: 295-310.
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