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Bauer, L. J., Edwards, K., Kendall, M. S., Roberson, K., Tormey, S., Battista, T. A. 2012. Shallow-Water Benthic Habitats of Southwest Puerto Rico. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOAA NOS NCCOS 155. NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Silver Spring, MD.
Analysis, Coastal, Ecosystem, GIS, Habitat, Management, Salt water, Benthic, Wildlife, Aquatic ecosystems, Geomorphology, Biology, Mapping, Reefs
This report describes how NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science created a habitat map for the shallow-water benthic areas of southwest Puerto Rico (U.S.). The aim of this effort was to characterize habitat types, biological cover, and coral cover in the area’s ecosystem.