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Can multi-species shark longline fisheries be managed sustainably using size limits? Theoretically, yes. Realistically, no.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Smart, J. J. & White, W. T. & Baje, L. & Chin, A. & D'Alberto, B. M. & Grant, M. I. & Mukherji, S. & Simpfendorfer, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Size limits are a common fisheries management strategy that are applied to many fisheries and species. Most size limits use a minimum legal size to pr...

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Increasing the utility of Indicator Species Analysis.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Bakker, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of species associated with or indicative of groups of samples is a common aspect of ecological research, including studies of envir...

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Distribution of aphids in spring cereals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Dean, G. J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Observations were made in southern England in 1970-71 on aphid populations infesting the aerial shoots of spring cereals. Aphids mainly Acyrthosiphon ...

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Selective harvesting of large mammals: how often does it result in directional selection?

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Mysterud, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Harvesting of large mammals is usually not random, and directional selection has been identified as the main cause of rapid evolution. However, select...

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Conservation of vascular plants in single large and several small mires: species richness, rarity and taxonomic diversity.

Published online: 26 May 1999

Authors: Virolainen, K. M. & Suomi, T. & Suhonen, J. & Kuitunen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1994-95 in Finland within a 1600 ha area containing patchy boreal spruce (Picea abies) and pine (Pinus sylvestris) mire h...

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Estimating group size and population density of Eurasian badgers Meles meles by quantifying latrine use.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Tuyttens, F. A. M. & Long, B. & Fawcett, T. & Skinner, A. & Brown, J. A. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Roddam, A. W. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation issues and a potential role in disease transmission generate the continued need to census Eurasian badgers Meles meles, but direct counts...

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A double-observer method for reducing bias in faecal pellet surveys of forest ungulates.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Jenkins, K. J. & Manly, B. F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal surveys are used widely to study variations in abundance and distribution of forest-dwelling mammals when direct enumeration is not feasible. T...

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Land-use intensity and the effects of organic farming on biodiversity: a hierarchical meta-analysis.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Tuck, S. L. & Winqvist, C. & Mota, F. & Ahnström, J. & Turnbull, L. A. & Bengtsson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The benefits of organic farming to biodiversity in agricultural landscapes continue to be hotly debated, emphasizing the importance of precisely quant...

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The marine survival and growth of wild and hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Jonsson, N. & Jonsson, B. & Hansen, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Catches of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. decreased in the 1980s and 1990s over its entire area in the North Atlantic and smolts were often released f...

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The population structure, density and prevalence of tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis) in badgers (Meles meles) from four areas in south-west England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Cheeseman, C. L. & Jones, G. W. & Gallagher, J. & Mallinson, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

After outbreaks of TB in cattle, 136 badgers, representing 24 social groups, were removed for PM examination. Mean group size varied little (4.8-7.6 i...

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