Thesis / Dissertation

Effects of fishing and climate change on the Chondrichthyan species in the Gulf of California region

Karla Cirila Garces-Garcia, Robert Day (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

This thesis is composed of three data chapters and a general introduction and discussion. Each chapter, except for the general introduction and the general discussion is composed of an introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, and conclusions. The aim of this study was to assess the vulnerability risk to fishing and climate change stressors of 106 species of chondrichthyans with ≥10% of their distribution within the EEZ off western Mexico. For my analysis, I determine the vulnerability of the chondrichthyan species inside the Gulf (GCI) and compare these results with those for two other contiguous broad regions with different oceanographic conditions, the region arou..

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