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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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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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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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Summer foraging activity and movements of radio-tagged common seals (Phoca vitulina L.) in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Miller, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Very high frequency telemetry was used to study summer foraging patterns and movements of 3 adult common seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Moray Firth, UK...

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Expert judgements and public values: preference heterogeneity for protecting ecology in the Swan River, Western Australia.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Rogers, A. A. & Burton, M. P. & Cleland, J. A. & Rolfe, J. & Meeuwig, J. J. & Pannell, D. J.

Content type: Bulletin

Western Australia's Swan River is a complex asset providing environmental, recreational and commercial benefits. Agencies responsible for its manageme...

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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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Fisheries bycatch mitigation measures as an efficient tool for the conservation of seabird populations.

Published online: 26 Jul 2022

Authors: Dasnon, A. & Delord, K. & Chaigne, A. & Barbraud, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impact of industrial fisheries on marine biodiversity is conspicuous in large pelagic vertebrate's fisheries bycatch. In seabirds, this led to the...

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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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Addressing tagging location bias to assess space use by marine animals.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hays, G. C. & Rattray, A. & Esteban, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of space use derived from animal tracking studies are often biased by where animals are tagged, with areas distant to the tagging site, in b...

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