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A united front against marine invaders: developing a cost-effective marine biosecurity surveillance partnership between government and industry.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: McDonald, J. I. & Wellington, C. M. & Coupland, G. T. & Pedersen, D. & Kitchen, B. & Bridgwood, S. D. & Hewitt, M. & Duggan, R. & Abdo, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful detection of introduced marine pests (IMP) relies upon effective surveillance. However, the expedience of responding following IMP detectio...

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First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Gormley, A. M. & Slooten, E. & Dawson, S. & Barker, R. J. & Rayment, W. & Fresne, S. du & Bräger, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been advocated for the protection of threatened marine mammals, but there is no empirical evidence that they are ef...

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Hotspots of exotic free-spawning sex: man-made environment facilitates success of an invasive seastar.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Ling, S. D. & Johnson, C. R. & Mundy, C. N. & Morris, A. & Ross, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction of exotic species to new areas poses a major threat to the environment. For those introduced species that establish and survive beyon...

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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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Estimating food consumption of marine predators: Antarctic fur seals and macaroni penguins.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Boyd, I. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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A taxonomic distinctness index and its statistical properties.

Published online: 20 Jan 1999

Authors: Clarke, K. R. & Warwick, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper explores the statistical sampling properties of Δ, the taxonomic diversity index, and Δ*, the taxonomic distinctness index. Taxonomic diver...

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Echolocation activity of harbour porpoises, Phocoena phocoena, shows seasonal artificial reef attraction despite elevated noise levels close to oil and gas platforms.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Authors: Clausen, K. T. & Teilmann, J. & Wisniewska, D. M. & Balle, J. D. & Delefosse, M. & Beest, F. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Harbour porpoises frequently alter their behaviour in response to underwater sound from shipping, seismic surveys, drilling and marine renewables. Les...

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The role of overgrazing and anthropogenic disturbance in shaping spatial patterns of distribution of an invasive seaweed.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Tamburello, L. & Bulleri, F. & Balata, D. & Benedetti-Cecchi, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural and human-generated disturbances are widely acknowledged as key drivers of biological invasions. Understanding the role of spatial patterns of...

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Accounting for enforcement is essential to improve the spatial allocation of marine restricted-use zoning systems.

Published online: 13 May 2015

Authors: Davis, K. & Pannell, D. & Kragt, M. & Gelcich, S. & Schilizzi, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Growing industrial and consumer demands are negatively affecting fish stocks, which are increasingly extracted above sustainable levels. Successful ma...

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Climate change and vessel traffic create networks of invasion in marine protected areas.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Iacarella, J. C. & Lyons, D. A. & Burke, L. & Davidson, I. C. & Therriault, T. W. & Dunham, A. & Dibacco, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Establishment of protected areas to maintain biodiversity requires identification, prioritization and management of stressors that may undermine co...

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