Intestinal microbiomes from butterflyfish on degraded reefs in Bocas del Toro.


Intestinal microbiomes of herbivorous fish from a Florida reef.

Interactive fish phylogeny

Betancur-R fish phylogeny, anvi'o, and rvest webscraping

The gut microbiome stability of a butterflyfish is disrupted on severely degraded Caribbean coral reefs

Environmental degradation has the potential to alter key mutualisms that underline the structure and function of ecological communities. While it is well recognized that the global loss of coral reefs alters fish communities, the effects of habitat …

Reef Fish & their Microbes

Study finds fish have diverse, distinct gut microbiomes. Photo by José Alejandro Alvarez.

Intestinal microbes: an axis of functional diversity among large marine consumers

Microbes are ubiquitous throughout the world’s oceans, yet the manner and extent of their influence on the ecology and evolution of large, mobile fauna remains poorly understood. Here, we establish the intestinal microbiome as a hidden, and …

Field guide to fishes of the Eastern Pacific coast of Panama

Includes species reported on coral reefs and on shallow rocky shores in the Coiba National Park and the Pearl Islands.

Field guide to fishes of the Caribbean coast of Panama

Includes species reported on coral reefs, mangroves and seagrass beds inside and outside the Bay of Almirante (Bocas del Toro), and around Isla Grande.