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Coastal Mycology of Puerto Rico By Angel M. Nieves-Rivera
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This study was originally submitted as a dissertation for the doctoral degree in Marine Sciences for the Department of Marine Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. It was... More > subdivided into eleven chapters and two appendixes, which treated a number of biological aspects of the coastal, marine, and estuarine mycology of the Puerto Rican archipelago. Field and laboratory surveys were carried out. It has been summarized the history of marine mycology in Puerto Rico, a checklist of all the known fungi species, and general ecological aspects in beaches, mangroves, and estuarine environments. Some fungal species might be useful for bioremediation. For example, two species of Cladosporium were isolated from seawater based on their ability to use the polyaromatic hydrocarbons naphthalene and phenanthrene as a sole carbon and energy source. Also a bibliography on coastal and marine biology primarily mycological in orientation is presented.< Less
Narciso Rabell Cabrero (1873-1928) By Angel M. Nieves-Rivera & Edgar J. Maiz Lopez
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We studied the important events in the life and work of Puerto Rican scientist and politician Narciso Rabell Cabrero (1873-1928). He lived in the turmoil of the change of sovereignty from the Spain... More > regime to the United States of America regime during the American-Hispanic War of 1898. Despite this turmoil, he made contributions in the natural history of Puerto Rico, especially in paleontology, archaeology, pharmacy, botany and politics. Rabell Cabrero was a man without boundaries. A genealogical summary is also provided.< Less

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