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Linking phylogenetic similarity and pollution sensitivity to develop ecological assessment methods: a test with river diatoms.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Keck, F. & Bouchez, A. & Franc, A. & Rimet, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diatoms include a great diversity of taxa and are recognized as powerful bioindicators of freshwater quality. However, using diatoms for bioassessment...

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A comparative analysis of restoration measures and their effects on hydromorphology and benthic invertebrates in 26 central and southern European rivers.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Jähnig, S. C. & Brabec, K. & Buffagni, A. & Erba, S. & Lorenz, A. W. & Ofenböck, T. & Verdonschot, P. F. M. & Hering, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hydromorphological river restoration usually leads to habitat diversification, but the effects on benthic invertebrates, which are frequently used to ...

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Assessing methods to improve benthic fish sampling in a stony headwater stream.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Pritchard, E. G. & Chadwick, D. D. A. & Chadwick, M. A. & Bradley, P. & Sayer, C. D. & Axmacher, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Electrofishing is a well-established and widely used method for surveying fish populations. Nonetheless, its effectiveness is impacted by numerous fac...

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Effects of mechanical cockle harvesting on intertidal communities.

Published online: 01 Nov 2000

Authors: Ferns, P. N. & Rostron, D. M. & Siman, H. Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A tractor-towed cockle harvester was used to extract cockles from intertidal plots of muddy sand and clean sand in order to investigate the effects on...

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Responses of periphyton and insects to experimental manipulation of riparian buffer width along forest streams.

Published online: 04 Feb 2004

Authors: Kiffney, P. M. & Richardson, J. S. & Bull, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian trees regulate aquatic ecosystem processes, such as inputs of light, organic matter and nutrients, that can be altered dramatically when thes...

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Impacts of shellfisheries and nutrient inputs on waterbird communities in the Wash, England.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Atkinson, P. W. & MacLean, I. M. D. & Clark, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Overexploited fisheries threaten many species that depend on the exploited resource. Shorebird populations are in decline globally and here we describ...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Effects of stream restoration on ecosystem functioning: detritus retentiveness and decomposition.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Lepori, F. & Palm, D. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing degradation of ecological conditions in streams because of human activities has prompted widespread restoration attempts; however, the ecol...

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Ecosystem approach to fisheries management works-how switching from mobile to static fishing gear improves populations of fished and non-fished species inside a marine-protected area.

Published online: 28 Dec 2021

Authors: Davies, B. F. R. & Holmes, L. & Rees, A. & Attrill, M. J. & Cartwright, A. Y. & Sheehan, E. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Designated using a Statutory Instrument in 2008, Lyme Bay marine-protected area (MPA) is the UK's first and largest example of an ambitious, whole-...

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Food web heterogeneity and succession in created saltmarshes.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Nordström, M. C. & Demopoulos, A. W. J. & Whitcraft, C. R. & Rismondo, A. & McMillan, P. & Gonzalez, J. P. & Levin, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration must achieve functional as well as structural recovery. Functional metrics for re-establishment of trophic interactions can be ...

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