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sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Sensitive skates or resilient rays? Spatial and temporal shifts in ray species composition in the central and north-western North Sea between 1930 and the present day

P. A. Walker and J. R. G. Hislop.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Historic and current survey data are compared to describe the changes occurring in abundance, species richness and length–frequency of the rajid community in the central and north-western...

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Sense of Smell: Chemoreception

A. Peter Klimley.

in The Biology of Sharks and Rays

August 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 9589 words.

The cartilaginous fishes, in particular the sharks, can detect their prey at great distances using their senses of smell and hearing. This chapter discusses the anatomy of the olfactory...

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Determining and mapping species sensitivity to trawling impacts: the BEnthos Sensitivity Index to Trawling Operations (BESITO)

Jose M González-Irusta, Ana De la Torriente, Antonio Punzón, Marian Blanco and Alberto Serrano.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

October 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 9420 words.

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Applying an ecosystem approach requires a deep and holistic understanding of interactions between human activities and ecosystems. Bottom trawling is...

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The geographic scale of synchronized fluctuation patterns in zoobenthos populations as a key to underlying factors: climatic or man-induced

J. J. Beukema, K. Essink and H. Michaelis.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Densities of zoobenthic species observed at different locations tend to fluctuate in parallel even when these sites are far apart. Climatic factors can synchronize population changes over...

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Interannual abundance patterns of copepods during an ENSO event in Icy Strait, southeastern Alaska

Wongyu Park, Molly Sturdevant, Joseph Orsi, Alex Wertheimer, Emily Fergusson, William Heard and Thomas Shirley.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 7335 words.

Interannual copepod abundance (number m−3) and sea surface temperatures (SST, 2-m depth) were examined from four stations in Icy Strait, southeastern Alaska, monthly from May to September,...

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Integration of environmental and fishery management in Europe

Simon Jennings and Will J. F. Le Quesne.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

September 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 3561 words.

Jennings, S., and Le Quesne, W. J. F. 2012. Integration of environmental and fishery management in Europe. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69: .

Policy drivers for...

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Differential tolerance of UV radiation between Chaoborus species and role of photoprotective compounds

Karin Nagiller and Ruben Sommaruga.

in Journal of Plankton Research

May 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6559 words.

Previous studies with larvae of the American species Chaoborus punctipennis suggest that this genus is highly sensitive to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR). Here, we first tested the UV...

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A novel model of predator–prey interactions reveals the sensitivity of forage fish: piscivore fishery trade-offs to ecological conditions

Timothy E. Essington, Marissa L. Baskett, James N. Sanchirico and Carl Walters.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 7807 words.

Ecosystem-based fisheries management seeks to consider trade-offs among management objectives for interacting species, such as those that arise through predator–prey linkages. In...

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Extinction considerations for diadromous fishes

B. Jonsson, R. S. Waples and K. D. Friedland.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Among diadromous fishes, the sturgeons are particularly threatened with 13 of 15 species considered endangered or vulnerable to extinction worldwide. These species have low intrinsic rate...

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Different surveys provide similar pictures of trends in a marine fish community but not of individual fish populations

Verena M. Trenkel, John K. Pinnegar, Marie-Joëlle Rochet and Brian D. Rackham.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5866 words.

Choice of sampling method and survey period can have an important impact on the perception of the structure and dynamics of an ecological community. For the Celtic Sea fish assemblage we...

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Molecular discrimination of taxa within the dinoflagellate genus Azadinium, the source of azaspiracid toxins

Kerstin Toebe, Aboli R. Joshi, Philip Messtorff, Urban Tillmann, Allan Cembella and Uwe John.

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2779 words.

Molecular probes were developed for the dinoflagellate genus Azadinium to discriminate among three taxa difficult to differentiate by light microscopy. This genus contains azaspiracid...

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Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Protected Areas

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn.

in Ocean Recovery

June 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 4295 words.

Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Protected Areas. Ecosystem-based management (EBM) can be seen as a comprehensive strategy that includes the concern about the sustainable yield of fish...

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Effects of crustacean traps on benthic fauna

N. Clare Eno, David S. MacDonald, Jim A. M. Kinnear, S. Chris Amos, Colin J. Chapman, Robin A. Clark, Francis St P.D. Bunker and Colin Munro.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

We examined the effects of fishing with crustacean traps on benthic species in Great Britain by means of qualitative and quantitative experiments. Experimental sites were selected where...

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Synchronous combined effects of fishing and climate within a demersal community

Antoni Quetglas, Francesc Ordines, Manuel Hidalgo, Sebastià Monserrat, Susana Ruiz, Ángel Amores, Joan Moranta and Enric Massutí.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

March 2013; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5819 words.

Quetglas, A., Ordines, F., Hidalgo, M., Monserrat, S., Ruiz, S., Amores, Á., Moranta, J., and Massutí, E. 2013. Synchronous combined effects of fishing and climate within a...

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The effects of acid sulphate run-off on a subtidal estuarine macrobenthic community in the Richmond River, NSW, Australia

Jamie Corfield.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

The Richmond River is periodically exposed to acid sulphate run-off (ASR). Leaching of acidified water into this system commonly arises from infiltration of rainwater through acid sulphate...

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Temporal succession of tintinnids in the northern Ionian Sea, Central Mediterranean

Raffaella Sitran, Alessandro Bergamasco, Franco Decembrini and Letterio Guglielmo.

in Journal of Plankton Research

June 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7156 words.

Vertical distribution, abundance, diversity and community structure of tintinnid assemblages were investigated at monthly intervals at one fixed station in the coastal Ionian Sea, Central...

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Deriving optimal fishing effort for managing Australia's Moreton Bay multispecies trawl fishery with aggregated effort data

Na Wang, You-Gan Wang, Anthony J. Courtney and Michael F. O'Neill.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5112 words.

Deriving an estimate of optimal fishing effort or even an approximate estimate is very valuable for managing fisheries with multiple target species. The most challenging task associated...

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The escape behavior of marine copepods in response to a quantifiable fluid mechanical disturbance

David M. Fields and Jeanette Yen.

in Journal of Plankton Research

September 1997; p ublished online September 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The threshold shear values needed to elicit the escape reaction to a quantifiable fluid mechanical disturbance were compared between five free-swimming oceanic copepod species. The results...

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Benthos distribution modelling and its relevance for marine ecosystem management

Henning Reiss, Silvana Birchenough, Angel Borja, Lene Buhl-Mortensen, Johan Craeymeersch, Jennifer Dannheim, Alexander Darr, Ibon Galparsoro, Mayya Gogina, Hermann Neumann, Jacques Populus, Anna M. Rengstorf, Mireia Valle, Gert van Hoey, Michael L. Zettler and Steven Degraer.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 14122 words.

Marine benthic ecosystems are difficult to monitor and assess, which is in contrast to modern ecosystem-based management requiring detailed information at all important ecological and...

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Impact of fishing on size composition and diversity of demersal fish communities

G. Bianchi, H. Gislason, K. Graham, L. Hill, X. Jin, K. Koranteng, S. Manickchand-Heileman, I. Payá, K. Sainsbury, F. Sanchez and K. Zwanenburg.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

By analysing data sets from different world regions we add evidence to documented changes in demersal fish community structure that may be related to fishing. Changes are analysed by...

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