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The effect of instream rehabilitation structures on macroinvertebrates in lowland rivers.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Harrison, S. S. C. & Pretty, J. L. & Shepherd, D. & Hildrew, A. G. & Smith, C. & Hey, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many lowland rivers in Western Europe have been substantially modified to aid land drainage and support the intensification of agriculture. Although t...

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Catchment-scale effects of forestry practices on benthic invertebrate communities in Pacific coastal streams.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Zhang, Y. X. & Richardson, J. S. & Pinto, X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Catchment-scale effects of forestry practices alter stream physical structures and influence composition and abundance of benthic communities. Looking...

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Effects of riparian forest harvest on streams: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Richardson, J. S. & Béraud, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian forest harvesting impacts streams in many ways, from altering temperature regimes, shifting geomorphic structure, increasing sediment fluxes ...

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Assessing bottom trawling impacts based on the longevity of benthic invertebrates.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Hiddink, J. G. & Jennings, S. & Sciberras, M. & Bolam, S. G. & Cambiè, G. & McConnaughey, R. A. & Mazor, T. & Hilborn, R. & Collie, J. S. & Pitcher, C. R. & Parma, A. M. & Suuronen, P. & Kaiser, M. J. & Rijnsdorp, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bottom trawling is the most widespread human activity directly affecting seabed habitats. Assessment and effective management of the effects of bottom...

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An automatic separator for the removal of aquatic insects from detritus.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Fahy, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An apparatus is described for separating benthic insects (such as Chironomids, Ephemeroptera and some Trichoptera and Plecoptera) from detritus. Separ...

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Multiple stressors in agricultural streams: interactions among sediment addition, nutrient enrichment and water abstraction.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Matthaei, C. D. & Piggott, J. J. & Townsend, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecosystems are influenced simultaneously by multiple stressors, and the consequences of stressors are often unpredictable on the basis of knowled...

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Upgrades of coastal protective infrastructure affect benthic communities.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Mamo, L. T. & Porter, A. G. & Tagliafico, A. & Coleman, M. A. & Smith, S. D. A. & Figueira, W. F. & Kelaher, B. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sea-level rise, storm surges, ageing and wear are forcing upgrades to breakwaters and sea walls to protect coastal areas from erosion and inundation. ...

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Individual and combined responses of stream ecosystems to multiple stressors.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Townsend, C. R. & Uhlmann, S. S. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managers must understand the effects of stressors on ecosystems in order to identify thresholds of harm but, to be meaningful, thresholds will usually...

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Could our fisheries be more productive? Indirect negative effects of bottom trawl fisheries on fish condition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Hiddink, J. G. & Johnson, A. F. & Kingham, R. & Hinz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nets used in bottom trawl fisheries cause mortality of benthic invertebrates and this can decrease the long-term availability of prey to exploited...

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Capturing threshold responses of marine benthos along gradients of natural and anthropogenic change.

Published online: 28 Dec 2020

Authors: Couce, E. & Engelhard, G. H. & Schratzberger, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecologists and managers need to understand what types of communities emerge with continued human alterations to ecosystems against a background of nat...

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