Pacific Rocky Intertidal Monitoring: Trends and Synthesis

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Bodega Long-Term trends

See below for trend graphs

In order to standardize species resolution across all MARINe groups, and over time, some species (typically rare) were lumped for graphical presentation of Long-Term monitoring data. See lumped categories for definitions (some variation occurs between methods and over time).

Photo Plots

Long-Term methods Photo Plot thumbnail

Below are the trends observed for each Photo Plot target species at this site. Long-Term percent cover trend graphs show all species that reached a minimum of 25% cover during any single point in time within a given target species assemblage. Breaks in trend lines represent missed sampling events. For additional species observed that did not meet this 25% threshold, please use the Interactive Map.

For motile invertebrate Species Counts, a mean across all plots was calculated, and only those species with a value of at least 5 individuals for at least one sample are shown. For motile invertebrate size trend graphs by site, please use the Interactive Map.

Chthamalus/Balanus (Acorn Barnacles) - percent cover

Bodega barnacle trend plot

Chthamalus/Balanus (Acorn Barnacles) - motile invertebrate counts

Bodega barnacle trend plot

Mytilus (California Mussel) - percent cover

Bodega Mytilus trend plot

Mytilus (California Mussel) - motile invertebrate counts

Bodega Mytilus trend plot

Pelvetiopsis (Dwarf Rockweed) - percent cover

Bodega Pelvetiopsis trend plot

Pelvetiopsis (Dwarf Rockweed) - motile invertebrate counts

Bodega Pelvetiopsis trend plot

Endocladia (Turfweed) - percent cover

Bodega Endocladia trend plot

Endocladia (Turfweed) - motile invertebrate counts

Bodega Endocladia trend plot

Species Counts and Sizes

Long-Term methods Counts thumbnail

Species Counts and Sizes (where recorded) for Pisaster are shown below for this site. The sum of all individuals across all plots is displayed.

Pisaster (Ochre Star) - counts

Bodega Pisaster trend plot

Pisaster (Ochre Star) - sizes

Bodega Pisaster size plot

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