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Gulf and Caribbean Research is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal published online by The University of Southern Mississippi and co-sponsored by the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. The journal was originally founded in 1961 by Gordon Gunter as a publication of the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, and was titled Gulf Research Reports; that title persisted through 1999. Starting in 2000, the name was changed to Gulf and Caribbean Research to better reflect the scope of manuscripts, and the journal was published in traditional hard-copy format through 2013. After a brief hiatus involving a change to an electronic only format, the journal began accepting articles for publication in 2015. The journal considers manuscripts which deal mainly with research or research issues pertinent to the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.

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For 2022, we are excited to have an Ocean Reflections paper by Dr. Margaret O. Hall (Penny), a marine community ecologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI), St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Hall led the seagrass research and restoration group for over two decades at FWRI and her research focused primarily on seagrass management issues. Dr. Hall’s contribution will be titled “Long-term studies on seagrass restoration and recovery: A career in seagrass management.”

Open-access fees for the Ocean Reflection articles are supported by the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Corpus Christi, Texas.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 33, Issue 1 (2022)

Articles

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Kinorhynch diversity in the southern Gulf of Mexico and a description of Dracoderes chaac sp. nov.
Stephen C. Landers, Kellan Hoffman, Nuria Sanchez, and Martin Sorensen


Available as Open Access

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Distribution, Maturity, Age and Growth of Gray Snapper (Lutjanus griseus) in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico
Joel Anderson, Dusty McDonald, Ethan Getz, Roberta Weixelman, Faye Grubbs, and Jason Ferguson


Available as Open Access

Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Partnership

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Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease and Other Diseases Affect Adults and Recruits of Major Reef Builders at Different Spatial Scales in the Dominican Republic
Aldo Croquer, Someira Zambrano, Samuel King, Aurelio Reyes, Rita Sellares-Blanco, Andreina Valdez Trinidad, Maria Villalpando, Yira Rodriguez-Jerez, Estefany Vargas, Camilo Cortes-Useche, Macarena Blanco, Johanna Calle-Trevino, Rebecca García-Camps, Ana C. Hernández-Orquet, Ruben Torres, Iker Irazabal, Laura Díaz, Yassmin Evangelista, and Emy Miyazawa


Available as Open Access