Larval quality is shaped by matrix effects: implications for connectivity in a marine metapopulation
Jeffrey S Shima, Stephen E Swearer
Ecology | ECOLOGICAL SOC AMER | Published : 2009
This research was funded by two Marsden grants from the Royal Society of New Zealand (2003-2004, to J. Shima and S. Swearer; and 2007-2009, to J. Shima, S. Swearer, and S. Chiswell), and by supplementary funding from Victoria University of Wellington. Logistic support was provided by the Victoria University Coastal Ecology Lab (VUCEL), of which this paper is a contribution. We gratefully acknowledge the research and technical assistance from the following people: V. Hernaman, C. McDermott, M. Forsyth, S. Geange, B. Dudley, L. Liggins, J. Allen, R. Williamson, J. Long, D. McNaughtan, and J. Ford. We also thank X. Wang for useful discussions, and for supplying the R code used to generate extracted features of time series. This manuscript benefited from suggestions and feedback provided by Steve Campana and Joel Fodrie.