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Effects of predator control on behaviour of an apex predator and indirect consequences for mesopredator suppression.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Brook, L. A. & Johnson, C. N. & Ritchie, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Apex predators can benefit ecosystems through top-down control of mesopredators and herbivores. However, apex predators are often subject to lethal co...

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Which mechanisms drive seasonal rabies outbreaks in raccoons? A test using dynamic social network models.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Hirsch, B. T. & Reynolds, J. J. H. & Gehrt, S. D. & Craft, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The timing of raccoon rabies outbreaks in the eastern USA is non-random and often exhibits a seasonal peak. While fluctuations in disease transmission...

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Sustained predation effects of hatchery-reared transgenic coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch in semi-natural environments.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Sundström, L. F. & Tymchuk, W. E. & Lõhmus, M. & Devlin, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential risks of accidental or intentional introduction of transgenic organisms to nature are unknown. We have previously shown that, after bein...

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Behavioural responses of invasive American mink Neovison vison to an eradication campaign, revealed by stable isotope analysis.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Bodey, T. W. & Bearhop, S. & Roy, S. S. & Newton, J. & McDonald, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The detrimental impacts of invasive, non-native species on islands are widely acknowledged and it is often best to act rapidly against such species, e...

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Growth-enhanced coho salmon invading other salmon species populations: effects on early survival and growth.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Sundström, L. F. & Vandersteen, W. E. & Lõhmus, M. & Devlin, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The first genetically modified (GM) fish intended for human consumption has recently stimulated significant scientific discussion and regulatory scrut...

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Reverse diel vertical movements of oceanic Manta rays off the northern coast of Peru and implications for conservation.

Published online: 08 Apr 2021

Authors: Andrzejaczek, S. & Schallert, R. J. & Forsberg, K. & Arnoldi, N. S. & Cabanillas-Torpoco, M. & Purizaca, W. & Block, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

An understanding of the vertical movements of elasmobranchs across their range is crucial to defining critical habitat use, its overlap with anthropog...

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Predation intensifies parasite exposure in a salmonid food chain.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Connors, B. M. & Hargreaves, N. B. & Jones, S. R. M. & Dill, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites can influence ecosystem structure, function and dynamics by mediating predator-prey interactions. Recurrent infestations of the salmon louse...

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Timing is everything: survival of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar postsmolts during events of high salmon lice densities.

Published online: 01 Feb 2021

Authors: Bøhn, T. & Gjelland, K. Ø. & Serra-Llinares, R. M. & Finstad, B. & Primicerio, R. & Nilsen, R. & Karlsen, Ø. & Sandvik, A. D. & Skilbrei, O. T. & Elvik, K. M. S. & Skaala, Ø. & Bjørn, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atlantic salmon in aquaculture act as reservoir hosts and vectors of parasites like salmon lice and this parasite is shown to harm wild salmonid popul...

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Combining time trends in multiple metrics for identifying persistent changes in population processes or environmental stressors.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Trenkel, V. M. & Rochet, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Metrics have become a standard way for summarizing environmental monitoring results. Different metrics react differently to natural variations and hum...

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Accounting for food web dynamics when assessing the impact of mesopredator control on declining prey populations.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Henden, J. A. & Ehrich, D. & Soininen, E. M. & Ims, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing populations of mesopredators are suspected to cause declines in vulnerable wildlife to the extent that mesopredator decimation actions (cul...

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