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Intertidal Bioerosion by Macroinvertebrates near Puerto Penasco, Northern Gulp of California

  • R. F. Stearley (a1)

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Bioerosion–the active excavation of rock and shell material by organisms– is a significant degradational process in many marine sedimentary environments. This phenomenon is prominent in the northern Gulf of California, where coastal carbonate “beachrock” is undergoing erosion by a diverse suite of invertebrates. Near Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, the varied intertidal settings display distinctive associations of macroboring infauna, and accompanying biokarst.

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