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Mucronata, a salt-water-loving species, which is the commonest and ex tends from East Africa to New Guinea; R. stylosa, which occurs from Malaysia to Australia, and R. apiculata, which occurs in the same region, but also ranges west to India, especially in more brackish situations. These species form extensive forests in their areas of distribution. Of less interest in a fisheries context is the zone of Bruguiera or white mangrove lying shoreward of the Rhizophora forest; it can be divided into a series of subzones depending on drainage, rainfall, and the nature of the coastal forests.
1982), the empirical evidence for their utilization is rather sketchy. However, Saetre and da Sylva (1982) suggest the existence of eddy-like circulation over the wider part of the Mozam bique off Beira, and this process could perhaps act as a larval retention mechanism. It is, of course, mostly in bays or behind headlands that small permanent closed gyres, running counternatant to the main stream off shore, may be anticipated. WATER MASSES OF TROPICAL OCEANS The water masses of tropical oceans are the basic environmental matrix within which fisheries ecosystems must be studied.
Temperature sections during upwelling and nonupwelling periods, Mauretania. ) applied before upwelling is induced (Fig. 12) is related to the value of the inertial period f~ \ at higher latitudes, where Coriolis' force is greater, f~ may be of the order of 1 day, while at 5° from the equator it is as long as 5 days. The characteristics of a coastal upwelling system that determine its biological and fisheries impacts are rather complex. First, the depth of water available on the continental shelf over which upwelling occurs will determine the width of the upwelling zone.