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DR. CARLOS CINTRA BUENROSTRO

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DR. CARLOS CINTRA BUENROSTRO
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
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Degrees:

PhD, Geosciences (Marine Paleoecology); University of Arizona
MSc, Marine Sciences; Moss Landing Marine Laboratories; Moss Landing, CA.

Classes Taught:

Natural Disasters
Historical Geology
Historical Geology Laboratory
Oceanography
Oceanography Laboratory
Research Problems in Environmental Science

Research Interest:

Biotic response to environmental change, artificial reef monitoring and development, biogeography, ecology, evolution, taxonomy and paleontology of marine macroinvertebrates (mainly corals, echinoderms and molluscs).

Projects:

Texas Clipper Offshore Operations

Curriculum Vitae

Recent scholarly work and selected publications

Herrero-Pérezrul, M.D., H. Reyes-Bonilla, A. González-Azcárraga, C.E. Cintra-Buenrostro and A. Rojas-Sierra. 2008. Chapter 12: Equinodermos. In: Ezcurra E. and G.D. Danemann (Eds.). Bahía de los Angeles: recursos naturales y comunidad. Línea base 2007. PRONATURA, México.


Cintra-Buenrostro, C.E. 2007. Trampling, peeling and nibbling mussels: an experimental assessment of mechanical and predatory damage to shells of Mytilus trossulus (Mollusca: Mytilidae). Journal of Shellfish Research 26 (1): 221-231.


Avila-Serrano, G.E., K.W. Flessa, M.A. Téllez-Duarte and C.E. Cintra-Buenrostro. 2006. Distribución de la macrofauna intermareal del Delta del Río Colorado, norte del Golfo de California, México. Ciencias Marinas 32 (4): 649-661.


Cintra-Buenrostro, C.E., K.W. Flessa and G. Avila-Serrano. 2005. Who cares about a vanishing clam? Trophic importance of Mulinia coloradoensis inferred from predatory damage. Palaios 20: 296-302.


Cintra-Buenrostro, C.E., H. Reyes-Bonilla and M.D. Herrero-Pérezrul. 2005. Oceanographic conditions and diversity of sea stars (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) in the Gulf of California, México. Revista de Biología Tropical Special Edition: Latinoamerican Studies in Echinoderms 53 (Supplement 3): 245-261.


Cintra-Buenrostro, C.E. and K.W. Flessa. 2004. Cavidades, mordiscos y peladas: herramientas para determinar la importancia trófica de una especie en desvanecimiento dentro del Delta del Río Colorado, México. Ciencia y Mar 8 (24): 3-19.


Cintra-Buenrostro, C.E., M.S. Foster and K.H. Meldahl. 2002. Response of nearshore marine assemblages to global change: a comparison of molluscan assemblages in Pleistocene and modern rhodolith beds in the southwestern Gulf of California, México. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 183: 299-320.


Cintra-Buenrostro, C.E. 2001. Los asteroideos (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) de aguas someras del Golfo de California, México. Oceánides 16 (1): 49-90.


Leyte-Morales G.E., H. Reyes-Bonilla, C.E. Cintra-Buenrostro and P. Glynn. 2001. Range extension of Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) to the west coast of México. Bulletin of Marine Science 69 (3): 1233-1237.


Herrero-Pérezrul, M.D., H. Reyes-Bonilla, F. García-Domínguez and C.E. Cintra-Buenrostro. 1999. Reproduction and growth of Isostichopus fuscus (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) in the southern Gulf of California, México. Marine Biology 135 (3): 521-532.


Cintra Buenrostro, C.E., H. Reyes Bonilla and O. Arizpe Covarrubias. 1998. Listado sistemático de la fauna de equinodermos (Echinodermata) del arrecife de Cabo Pulmo, México. Revista de Biología Tropical 46 (2): 169-172.

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