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Functional responses of fisheries to hydropower dams in the Amazonian floodplain of the Madeira River.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Laufer, J. & Silva Pinto, M. D. da & Moran, E. F. & Lopez, M. C. & Dutka-Gianelli, J. & Pinto, D. M. & Chaudhari, S. & Pokhrel, Y. & Doria, C. R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical river fisheries support food security for millions of people but are increasingly threatened by hydropower development. How dams affect these...

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Ground-truthing of a fish-based environmental DNA metabarcoding method for assessing the quality of lakes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Li JianLong & Hatton-Ellis, T. W. & Handley, L. J. L. & Kimbell, H. S. & Benucci, M. & Peirson, G. & Hänfling, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate, cost-effective monitoring of fish is required to assess the quality of lakes under the European Water Framework Directive. Recent studies ha...

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Selective effects of small barriers on river-resident fish.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Jones, P. E. & Champneys, T. & Vevers, J. & Börger, L. & Svendsen, J. C. & Consuegra, S. & Jones, J. & Leaniz, C. G. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation is a principal threat to biodiversity and artificial river barriers are a leading cause of the global decline in freshwater biot...

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The effects of weirs on structural stream habitat and biological communities.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Mueller, M. & Pander, J. & Geist, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most of the world's rivers are affected by dams and weirs. Information on the quantitative and qualitative effects of weirs across biological communit...

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An ecosystem ecology perspective on artificial reef production.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Layman, C. A. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Artificial reefs are used around the world for many purposes, including widespread deployment to increase fishery yields. These reefs are well-studied...

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UK fisheries management.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Wentworth, J. & Maltby, K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article discusses the management, regulations, current approaches to European Union fisheries, challenges and future opportunities for UK fisheri...

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Biological responses to liming in boreal lakes: an assessment using plankton, macroinvertebrate and fish communities.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Angeler, D. G. & Goedkoop, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological responses to liming of acidified surface waters are equivocal and limit the overall assessment of food web responses. In this study, we ana...

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Centenary shipwrecks reveal the limits of artificial habitats in protecting regional reef fish diversity.

Published online: 07 Mar 2022

Authors: Medeiros, A. P. M. & Ferreira, B. P. & Betancur-R, R. & Cardoso, A. P. L. R. & Matos, M. R. S. B. C. & Santos, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The sinking of artificial structures has become increasingly common around the world, but whether the artificial structures favour or disfavour fish d...

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Design and methods of the U.S. Geological Survey Northeast Stream Quality Assessment (NESQA), 2016.

Published online: 11 Sep 2019

Authors: Coles, J. F. & Riva-Murray, K. & Metre, P. C. van & Button, D. T. & Bell, A. H. & Qi, S. L. & Journey, C. A. & Sheibley, R. W.

Content type: Bulletin

During 2016, as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Project (NAWQA), the U.S. Geological Survey conducted the Northeast Stream Quality Asses...

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Scientific response to a cluster of shark bites.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Barnett, A. & Fitzpatrick, R. & Bradley, M. & Miller, I. & Sheaves, M. & Chin, A. & Smith, B. & Diedrich, A. & Yick, J. L. & Lubitz, N. & Crook, K. & Mattone, C. & Bennett, M. B. & Wojtach, L. & Abrantes, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Shark bites are of high public concern globally. Information on shark occurrence and behaviour, and of the effects of human behaviours, can help under...

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