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The application of oyster reefs in shoreline protection: are we over-engineering for an ecosystem engineer?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Morris, R. L. & Bilkovic, D. M. & Boswell, M. K. & Bushek, D. & Cebrian, J. & Goff, J. & Kibler, K. M. & Peyre, M. K. la & McClenachan, G. & Moody, J. & Sacks, P. & Shinn, J. P. & Sparks, E. L. & Temple, N. A. & Walters, L. J. & Webb, B. M. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oyster reef living shorelines have been proposed as an effective alternative to traditional coastal defence structures (e.g. bulkheads, breakwaters), ...

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Rethinking the interface between ecology and society. The case of the cockle controversy in the Dutch Wadden Sea.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Swart, J. A. A. & Andel, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applied ecology, like conservation research, may deal with societal issues if its scientifically based interventions have societal consequences. Human...

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Integrating landscape connectivity and habitat suitability to guide offensive and defensive invasive species management.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Stewart-Koster, B. & Olden, J. D. & Johnson, P. T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventing the arrival of invasive species is the most effective way of controlling their impact. Preventative strategies may be 'offensive' aimed at ...

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Increased sediment deposition triggered by climate change impacts freshwater pearl mussel habitats and metapopulations.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Baldan, D. & Kiesel, J. & Hauer, C. & Jähnig, S. C. & Hein, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera is a benthic organism sensitive to hydrological regime alterations and habitat degradation dri...

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Sixteenth Session of the Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission, Guadeloupe, France, 20-24 June 2016.

Published online: 01 Mar 2017

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The Sixteenth Session of the Western Central Atlantic Fishery Commission was held in Guadeloupe, France, from 20 to 24 June 2016. The session was atte...

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Forecasting the potential distribution of the invasive tunicate Didemnum vexillum.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Herborg, L. & O'Hara, P. & Therriault, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species are a major threat to global biodiversity and their introduction can have significant economic consequences. The invasive tunicate Di...

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Spatial variation in the biotic and abiotic filters of oyster recruitment: implications for restoration.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Esquivel-Muelbert, J. R. & Lanham, B. S. & Martínez-Baena, F. & Dafforn, K. A. & Gribben, P. E. & Bishop, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to restore marine ecosystems are increasing, but the success of projects remains variable. For marine invertebrates, the establishment of sel...

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Habitat degradation and the decline of the threatened mussel Margaritifera margaritifera: influence of turbidity and sedimentation on the mussel and its host.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Österling, M. E. & Arvidsson, B. L. & Greenberg, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation is a major reason for species extinctions. For parasite-host interactions, the decline of a parasite may not only be related to th...

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Quantifying cryptic function loss during community disassembly.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Terui, A. & Finlay, J. C. & Hansen, A. T. & Kozarek, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Emerging theory suggests that the ecosystem-level consequences of anthropogenic pressures depend on how species will be disassembled from ecological c...

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Ocean health in the northeast United States from 2005 to 2017.

Published online: 25 Oct 2021

Authors: Montgomery, J. & Scarborough, C. & Shumchenia, E. & Verstaen, J. & Napoli, N. & Halpern, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

People in the Northeast United States have a long history of benefitting from the ocean in many ways, exemplified by the region's important cod and lo...

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