Pacific Rocky Intertidal Monitoring: Trends and Synthesis

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Otter Harbor Long-Term trends

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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

Otter Harbor barnacle trend plot

 Chthamalus/Balanus (Acorn Barnacles) - motile invertebrate counts

Otter Harbor barnacle trend plot

 Mytilus (California Mussel) - percent cover

Otter Harbor Mytilus trend plot

 Mytilus (California Mussel) - motile invertebrate counts

Otter Harbor Mytilus trend plot

 Silvetia (Golden Rockweed) - percent cover

Otter Harbor Silvetia trend plot

 Silvetia (Golden Rockweed) - motile invertebrate counts

Otter Harbor Silvetia trend plot

 Endocladia (Turfweed) - percent cover

Otter Harbor Endocladia trend plot

 Endocladia (Turfweed) - motile invertebrate counts

Otter Harbor Endocladia trend plot

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