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Advances in metabarcoding techniques bring us closer to reliable monitoring of the marine benthos.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Steyaert, M. & Priestley, V. & Osborne, O. & Herraiz, A. & Arnold, R. & Savolainen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable and accurate biodiversity census methods are essential for monitoring ecosystem health and assessing potential ecological impacts of future d...

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Evaluating the use of marine protected areas by endangered species: a habitat selection approach.

Published online: 06 Apr 2021

Authors: Roberts, K. E. & Smith, B. J. & Burkholder, D. & Hart, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Optimizing the design of marine protected area (MPA) networks for the conservation of migratory marine species and their habitats involves a suite of ...

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Predicting meiofauna abundance to define preservation and impact zones in a deep-sea mining context using random forest modelling.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Uhlenkott, K. & Vink, A. & Kuhn, T. & Arbizu, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a strong economic interest in commercial deep-sea mining of polymetallic nodules and therefore a need to define suitable preservation zones i...

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Empirical determination of severe trauma in seals from collisions with tidal turbine blades.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onoufriou, J. & Brownlow, A. & Moss, S. & Hastie, G. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tidal energy converters (turbines) are being developed in many countries as part of attempts to reduce reliance on hydrocarbon fuels. However, the mov...

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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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A mechanistic framework to inform the spatial management of conflicting fisheries and top predators.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Hentati-Sundberg, J. & Olin, A. B. & Evans, T. J. & Isaksson, N. & Berglund, P. A. & Olsson, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conflicts of interest between resource extraction and conservation are widespread, and negotiating such conflicts, or trade-offs, is a key issue for e...

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Integrating encounter theory with decision analysis to evaluate collision risk and determine optimal protection zones for wildlife.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Udell, B. J. & Martin, J. & Fletcher, R. J., Jr. & Bonneau, M. & Edwards, H. H. & Gowan, T. A. & Hardy, S. K. & Gurarie, E. & Calleson, C. S. & Deutsch, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Better understanding human-wildlife interactions and their links with management can help improve the design of wildlife protection zones. One exam...

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Genomic data suggest environmental drivers of fish population structure in the deep sea: a case study for the orange roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus).

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Silva, A. G. da & Barendse, W. & Kijas, J. & England, P. R. & Hoelzel, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The accurate identification of conservation units is central to effective management strategies. However, marine environment populations often have la...

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Could our fisheries be more productive? Indirect negative effects of bottom trawl fisheries on fish condition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Hiddink, J. G. & Johnson, A. F. & Kingham, R. & Hinz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nets used in bottom trawl fisheries cause mortality of benthic invertebrates and this can decrease the long-term availability of prey to exploited...

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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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