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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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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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Flow restoration and the impacts of multiple stressors on fish communities in regulated rivers.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Göthe, E. & Degerman, E. & Sandin, L. & Segersten, J. & Tamario, C. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. River regulation for hydropower is undertaken worldwide, causing profound alterations to hydrological regimes and running water habitats. Regulated...

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Predicting species vulnerability with minimal data to support rapid risk assessment of fishing impacts on biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Quesne, W. J. F. le & Jennings, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-bodied species are especially vulnerable to fishing in mixed fisheries. Their effective conservation requires predictions of sensitivity and exp...

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Potential effects of artificial light associated with anthropogenic infrastructure on the abundance and foraging behaviour of estuary-associated fishes.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Becker, A. & Whitfield, A. K. & Cowley, P. D. & Järnegren, J. & Næsje, T. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization has been identified as a global threat to biodiversity. Human population growth in coastal areas, including estuaries, is expected to inc...

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Detecting impacts and setting restoration targets in arid-zone rivers: aquatic micro-invertebrate responses to reduced floodplain inundation.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Jenkins, K. M. & Boulton, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water extraction from arid-zone rivers increases the time between floods across their floodplain wetlands. Less frequent flooding in Australian arid-z...

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