• Academic publication

Shady business: the darkening of estuaries constrains benthic ecosystem function

Mangan S, Bryan KR, Thrush SF, Gladstone-Gallagher RV, Lohrer AM, & Pilditch CA. (2020)
Marine Ecology Progress Series

  • This study considers the implications of altered light climate on microphytobenthic (MPB) production in shallow estuaries.
  • The research highlights how the interplay between local and global scale stressors may ultimately trigger ecological collapse under future global change.

Light limitation, Photosynthesis-irradiance curves, Intertidal, Benthic, Sea-level rise, Hypsometry, Microphytobenthos, Estuary