TABLE OF CONTENTS

Vol. 23, No. 2, December 2005

Original Articles
Summertime Nutrients Supply to Near-Surface to Near-Surface Waters of the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico: 1998, 1999, and 2000. By Leila Belabbassii, Peirs Chapman, Worth D. Nowlin, Jr., Ann E. Jochens and Douglas C. Biggs 137
Variability of the Sea Surface Temperatures Around Cuba. By Sergio Cerdeira-Estrada, Frank E. Muller-Karger and Artemio Gallegos-Garica  161
Characterizing Bull Shark (Carcharhinus leucas) Assemblages Near the Sabine Pass Inlet.
By Jennifer Brooke Shipley
172
Cetacean Strandings on the Southwestern Coast of the Gulf of Mexico. By Alejandro Ortega-Argueta, Clara E. Perez and Hector Alafitta 179
Site Specificity and the Impact of Recreational Fishing Activity on Subadult Endangered Kemp‘s Ridley Sea Turtles in Estuarine Foraging Habitats in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. By Anne Rudloe and Jack Rudloe   186
Shrimp Landings Trends as Indicators of Estuarine Habitat Quality. By Thomas P. O‘Connor and Gary C. Matlock 192
Response of Turtlegrass to Natural and Reduced Light Under Conditions of Rhizome Isolation. By Silvia E. Ibarra-Obando, Kenneth L. Heck, Jr. and Patricia M. Spitzer 197
Regional and Fishery-Specific Patterns of Age and Growth of Yellowtail Snapper, Ocyurus chrysurus. By Robert J. Allman, Luiz R. Barbier and Claudine T. Bartels 211
Seasonal Variation in Fish Assemblages Within the Estuarine Portions of the Myakaka and Peace Rivers, Southwest Florida. By Charles F. Idlberger and Marin F. D. Greenwood 224
Peracarid Crustaceans of central Laguna Madre Tamaulipas in the Southwestern Gulf of Mexico. By Everardo Barba and Alberto J. Sanchez 241
Short Papers and Notes
 
Microsatellitte Markers for Cobia , Rachycentron canadum. By M. A. Renshaw, C. L. Pruett E. Saillant, J. C. Patton, C. E. Rexroad III and J. R. Gold
248
Erratum 253