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Taking account of dependent species in management of the Southern Ocean krill fishery: estimating crabeater seal abundance off east Antarctica.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Southwell, C. & Paxton, C. G. M. & Borchers, D. & Boveng, P. & Mare, W. de la

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophaga is considered to be a key species in the krill-based foodweb of the Southern Ocean. Reliable estimates of the ...

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Acoustic risk balancing by marine mammals: anthropogenic noise can influence the foraging decisions by seals.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Authors: Hastie, G. D. & Lepper, P. & McKnight, J. C. & Milne, R. & Russell, D. J. F. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Avoidance of anthropogenic sounds has been measured in many species. The results, which are typically based on observations in limited exposure contex...

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Quantifying the effects of prey abundance on killer whale reproduction.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Ward, E. J. & Holmes, E. E. & Balcomb, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management decisions for threatened and endangered species require risks to be identified and prioritized, based on the degree to which they influence...

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Quantifying deep-sea predator-prey dynamics: implications of biological heterogeneity for beaked whale conservation.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Southall, B. L. & Benoit-Bird, K. J. & Moline, M. A. & Moretti, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Prey distribution and density drive predator habitat usage and foraging behaviour. Understanding ecological relationships is necessary for effectiv...

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The diet of grey seals from the south-western North Sea assessed from analyses of hard parts found in faeces.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Prime, J. H. & Hammond, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To assess variation in the diet of grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) in the south-western North Sea, faeces were collected from Donna Nook, Lincolnshire...

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Planning ahead: dynamic models forecast blue whale distribution with applications for spatial management.

Published online: 16 Dec 2021

Authors: Barlow, D. R. & Torres, L. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resources in the ocean are ephemeral, and effective management must therefore account for the dynamic spatial and temporal patterns of ecosystems and ...

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Canada's commercial seal hunt: past, present, and future.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Published by: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Content type: Miscellaneous

This booklet discusses Canada's commercial seal hunt in spring on the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador and Gulf of St. Lawrence, in order to obtain ...

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The relationship between the presence of larval anisakine nematodes in cod and marine mammals in British home waters.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Young, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

About 5,400 cod from off the Hebrides, the Irish Sea, the Bristol Channel, the Southern Bight, the central North Sea and off the north-east English co...

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Epizootiology of the seal disease in the eastern North Sea.

Published online: 06 Mar 1993

Authors: Heide-Jørgensen, M. P. & Härkönen, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensity of the 1988 outbreak of phocine distemper among harbour seals, Phoca vitulina, present in the vicinity of haul-out sites in the Kattegat...

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Inferring spatial structure from time-series data: using multivariate state-space models to detect metapopulation structure of California sea lions in the Gulf of California, Mexico.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Ward, E. J. & Chirakkal, H. & González-Suárez, M. & Aurioles-Gamboa, D. & Holmes, E. E. & Gerber, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding spatial structure and identifying subpopulations are critical for estimating population growth rates and extinction risk, and as such es...

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