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Habitat degradation and the decline of the threatened mussel Margaritifera margaritifera: influence of turbidity and sedimentation on the mussel and its host.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Österling, M. E. & Arvidsson, B. L. & Greenberg, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation is a major reason for species extinctions. For parasite-host interactions, the decline of a parasite may not only be related to th...

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Promoting self-facilitating feedback processes in coastal ecosystem engineers to increase restoration success: testing engineering measures.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Schotanus, J. & Walles, B. & Capelle, J. J. & Belzen, J. van & Koppel, J. van de & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal ecosystem engineers often depend on self-facilitating feedbacks to ameliorate environmental stress. This makes the restoration of such coastal...

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Understanding the impact of the 2018 drought on key freshwater pearl mussel propulations in Scotland.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Cosgrove, P. & Shields, D. & Anderson, D. & Massey, K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The report aims to quantify, wherever possible, the impact of the prolonged period of dry weather in 2018 on selected pearl mussel (Margaritifera marg...

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Seasonal variation of zebra mussel susceptibility to molluscicidal agents.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Costa, R. & Aldridge, D. C. & Moggridge, G. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha is a well-known biofouler, having potentially serious impacts on freshwater-dependent industries. Chemical treat...

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Increased sediment deposition triggered by climate change impacts freshwater pearl mussel habitats and metapopulations.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Baldan, D. & Kiesel, J. & Hauer, C. & Jähnig, S. C. & Hein, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera is a benthic organism sensitive to hydrological regime alterations and habitat degradation dri...

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Evaluating the role of predatory fish controlling the invasion of the Asian golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei in a subtropical river.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: González-Bergonzoni, I. & Silva, I. & Mello, F. T. de & D'Anatro, A. & Boccardi, L. & Stebniki, S. & Brugnoli, E. & Tesitore, G. & Vidal, N. & Naya, D. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasive Asian golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei is continuously expanding through South America, altering aquatic ecosystem structure and functio...

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Quantifying cryptic function loss during community disassembly.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Terui, A. & Finlay, J. C. & Hansen, A. T. & Kozarek, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emerging theory suggests that the ecosystem-level consequences of anthropogenic pressures depend on how species will be disassembled from ecological c...

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Mutualistic interactions amplify saltmarsh restoration success.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Derksen-Hooijberg, M. & Angelini, C. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Borst, A. & Smolders, A. & Hoogveld, J. R. H. & Paoli, H. de & Koppel, J. van de & Silliman, B. R. & Heide, T. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mounting evidence shows that the functioning and stability of coastal ecosystems often depends critically on habitat-forming foundation species such a...

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Artificial marine structures facilitate the spread of a non-indigenous green alga, Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides, in the north Adriatic Sea.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Bulleri, F. & Airoldi, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Artificial structures have become ubiquitous features of coastal landscapes. Although they provide novel habitats for the colonization of marine organ...

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Impacts of shellfisheries and nutrient inputs on waterbird communities in the Wash, England.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Atkinson, P. W. & MacLean, I. M. D. & Clark, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overexploited fisheries threaten many species that depend on the exploited resource. Shorebird populations are in decline globally and here we describ...

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