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Multi-species restoration accelerates recovery of extinguished oyster reefs.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: McAfee, D. & Larkin, C. & Connell, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A multi-species approach to habitat restoration may boost the key processes (e.g. recruitment) that enable foundation species to overcome barriers to ...

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Habitat context influences nitrogen removal by restored oyster reefs.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Smyth, A. R. & Piehler, M. F. & Grabowski, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Like many ecosystem functions in marine and terrestrial environments, nutrient processing varies dramatically over small spatial scales, making effort...

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The application of oyster reefs in shoreline protection: are we over-engineering for an ecosystem engineer?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Morris, R. L. & Bilkovic, D. M. & Boswell, M. K. & Bushek, D. & Cebrian, J. & Goff, J. & Kibler, K. M. & Peyre, M. K. la & McClenachan, G. & Moody, J. & Sacks, P. & Shinn, J. P. & Sparks, E. L. & Temple, N. A. & Walters, L. J. & Webb, B. M. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oyster reef living shorelines have been proposed as an effective alternative to traditional coastal defence structures (e.g. bulkheads, breakwaters), ...

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Spatial variation in the biotic and abiotic filters of oyster recruitment: implications for restoration.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Esquivel-Muelbert, J. R. & Lanham, B. S. & Martínez-Baena, F. & Dafforn, K. A. & Gribben, P. E. & Bishop, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to restore marine ecosystems are increasing, but the success of projects remains variable. For marine invertebrates, the establishment of sel...

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Oyster larvae swim along gradients of sound.

Published online: 26 Jul 2022

Authors: Williams, B. R. & McAfee, D. & Connell, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine soundscapes provide navigational information for dispersing organisms, but with wide-scale habitat loss, these soundscapes are becoming muted. ...

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Research Report No. 1293 - Development of a marine and coastal enhancement project assessment framework for Scottish inshore waters.

Published online: 28 Nov 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Chambers, C. & Jones, K. L. & Malcolm, F. & Boyle, G. & Sanderson, W. G. & Garbutt, A. & Jones, L. & Unsworth, R. K. F. & Lilley, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The work, as presented in this report, is focused on four species / habitats (referred to as features) that applicants most frequently propose as enha...

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Embracing dynamic design for climate-resilient living shorelines.

Published online: 01 May 2021

Authors: Mitchell, M. & Bilkovic, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper draws on scientific literature and practical experience with living shoreline design and application to make recommendations for how living...

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Life cycle informed restoration: engineering settlement substrate material characteristics and structural complexity for reef formation.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Temmink, R. J. M. & Angelini, C. & Fivash, G. S. & Swart, L. & Nouta, R. & Teunis, M. & Lengkeek, W. & Didderen, K. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Bouma, T. J. & Heide, T. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems are degrading world-wide, with severe ecological and economic consequences. Restoration is becoming an important tool to regain ecosystem s...

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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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The needles marine conservation zone (MCZ) monitoring report 2018.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Cesar, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report is one of a series of Marine Protected Area (MPA) monitoring reports delivered to Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra...

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