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Protecting old fish through spatial management: is there a benefit for sustainable exploitation?

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Edwards, C. T. T. & Plagányi, É. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially defined restrictions on fishing activity are considered to be important for biodiversity conservation in marine ecosystems. However, it is u...

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Assessing the effect of predator control on an endangered goose population subjected to predator-mediated food web dynamics.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Marolla, F. & Aarvak, T. & Øien, I. J. & Mellard, J. P. & Henden, J. A. & Hamel, S. & Stien, A. & Tveraa, T. & Yoccoz, N. G. & Ims, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Assessing the effectiveness of conservation actions to halt population declines is challenging when confounded by other factors. We assessed whether c...

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The impact of ecosystem connectivity on coral reef resilience.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Mumby, P. J. & Hastings, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ontogenetic dispersal of animals has been observed among many ecosystems, but its full ecological significance is poorly understood. By modelling the ...

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Do non-native invasive fish support elevated lamprey populations?

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Inger, R. & McDonald, R. A. & Rogowski, D. & Jackson, A. L. & Parnell, A. & Preston, S. J. & Harrod, C. & Goodwin, C. & Griffiths, D. & Dick, J. T. A. & Elwood, R. W. & Newton, J. & Bearhop, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing populations of predators and their prey to achieve conservation or resource management goals is usually technically challenging and frequentl...

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The sensitivity of seabird populations to density-dependence, environmental stochasticity and anthropogenic mortality.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Miller, J. A. O. & Furness, R. W. & Trinder, M. & Matthiopoulos, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The balance between economic growth and wildlife conservation is a priority for many governments. Enhancing realism in assessment of population-lev...

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Simulating nutrient release from parental carcasses increases the growth, biomass and genetic diversity of juvenile Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: McLennan, D. & Auer, S. K. & Anderson, G. J. & Reid, T. C. & Bassar, R. D. & Stewart, D. C. & Cauwelier, E. & Sampayo, J. & McKelvey, S. & Nislow, K. H. & Armstrong, J. D. & Metcalfe, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The net transport of nutrients by migratory fish from oceans to inland spawning areas has decreased due to population declines and migration barriers....

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Varying the spatial arrangement of synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles and companion plants to improve conservation biological control.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Jaworski, C. C. & Xiao Da & Xu QingXuan & Ramirez-Romero, R. & Guo XiaoJun & Wang Su & Desneux, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biological control aims to control pests by promoting wild populations of natural enemies. One challenge is to attract and retain efficie...

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Limits to exploitation: dynamic food web models predict the impact of livestock grazing on Ethiopian wolves Canis simensis and their prey.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Vial, F. & Macdonald, D. W. & Haydon, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anticipating the consequences of, and sustainable limits to, human exploitation of ecosystem resources requires a quantitative understanding of food w...

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1st meeting of the WECAFC/OSPESCA/CRFM/CITES/CFMC Working Group on Shark Conservation and Management, Barbados, 17-19 October 2017.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The First meeting of the WECAFC/OSPESCA/CRFM/CITES/CFMC working group on shark conservation and management was held in Barbados on 17-19 October 2017....

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Abundance of an economically important nematode parasite increased in Puget Sound between 1930 and 2016: evidence from museum specimens confirms historical data.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Howard, I. & Davis, E. & Lippert, G. & Quinn, T. P. & Wood, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Does disturbance increase or decrease parasite transmission among wildlife hosts? Ecologists cannot answer this controversial question, in part becaus...

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