African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1071

Full Length Research Paper

Effects of river sediments on coral recruitment, algal abundance benthic community structure on Kenyan coral reefs

Shaaban A. Mwachireya
  • Shaaban A. Mwachireya
  • Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, P. O. BOX 81651, Mombasa 80100, Kenya.
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Tim R. McClanahan
  • Tim R. McClanahan
  • Wildlife Conservation Society, Marine Programs, Bronx, NY. 10460, USA.
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Brian E. Hartwick
  • Brian E. Hartwick
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada.
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Isabelle M. Cote
  • Isabelle M. Cote
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada.
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Lance Lesack
  • Lance Lesack
  • Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6 Canada.
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  •  Received: 12 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 14 July 2015
  •  Published: 30 July 2015

How to cite this article

APA /
Mwachireya, S. A., McClanahan, T. R., Hartwick, B. E., Cote, I. M., & Lesack, l. (2015). Effects of river sediments on coral recruitment, algal abundance benthic community structure on Kenyan coral reefs. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology , 9(7), 615-631.
Chicago /
Shaaban A. Mwachireya, Tim R. McClanahan, Brian E. Hartwick, Isabelle M. Cote and Lance Lesack. "Effects of river sediments on coral recruitment, algal abundance benthic community structure on Kenyan coral reefs." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 9, no. 7 (2015): 615-631.
MLA /
Shaaban A. Mwachireya, et al. "Effects of river sediments on coral recruitment, algal abundance benthic community structure on Kenyan coral reefs." African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 9.7 (2015): 615-631.