Journal article

The Eastern Tropical Pacific coral population connectivity and the role of the Eastern Pacific Barrier

Mauricio Romero-Torres, Eric A Treml, Alberto Acosta, David A Paz-Garcia

Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Colciencias-Colfuturo

Awarded by Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad de Ciencias

Awarded by CONACYT

Funding Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support provided by Colciencias-Colfuturo (Scholarship for Doctoral Studies 528) and the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad de Ciencias (ID PPTA 4135 and 4159). We thank Treml's Marine Spatial Ecology and Conservation Lab, Steve Swearer's Group, and the High-Performance computing cluster (Edward) at the School of Biosciences University of Melbourne. DAPG received a CONACYT fellowship during the development of this study (250126). Also, Maria Claudia Diazgranados at Conservation International Colombia for ideas on ETP connectivity. M.R-T thanks Princeton University and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute - Panama for practice as teaching assistant in Coiba's Island. Likewise, we thank the members of the Strategic Marine Ecosystems Laboratory in the Javeriana University. Andrea Acosta for helping with Matlab code. The comments of Maria Echeverry, Fernando Zapata, Elvira Alvarado, Jurgen Guerrero, Hector Reyes and Juan Sanchez greatly improved this work.