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Effective dispersal and density-dependence in mesophotic macroalgal forests: Insights from the Mediterranean species Cystoseira zosteroides

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Experimental design.

(a). Map of the study area. Black dots represent the sites where the experiments were installed. Map was created using R software [44]. (b). Scheme of the experimental design, with a population of C. zosteroides surrounded by sand and collectors placed at different distances (from 0 to 10 m). (c). Picture of a recruit collector after one year of being installed. The topographic base map (1:5.000), coastal limit and bathymetry are freely accessible through the Cartographic and Geologic Institute of Catalonia ( under Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0).

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