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Biological invasions: recommendations for U.S. policy and management.
The Ecological Society of America has evaluated current U.S. national policies and practices on biological invasions in light of current scientific knowledge. Invasions by harmful nonnative speciesExpand
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Are there any consistent predictors of invasion success?
This article summarises the results of 49 studies that together test the significance of 115 characteristics in 7 biological groups: birds, finfish, insects, mammals, plants, reptiles/amphibians andExpand
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Ballast water risk assessment: principles, processes, and methods
Two methods of assessing the risk of species introduction by ballast water are discussed, species-specific and environmental similarity assessments, each for alignment with four proposed principlesExpand
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Identifying potential marine pests--a deductive approach applied to Australia.
Introduced marine organisms continue to threaten coastal resources around the world. Many agencies rely on lists of potentially harmful species for risk assessment and to prioritise managementExpand
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Sensitivity and cost considerations for the detection and eradication of marine pests in ports.
Port surveys are being conducted in Australia, New Zealand and around the world to confirm the presence or absence of particular marine pests. The most critical aspect of these surveys is theirExpand
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Uncertainty and uncertainty analysis methods
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Assessing model structure uncertainty through an analysis of system feedback and Bayesian networks.
Ecological predictions and management strategies are sensitive to variability in model parameters as well as uncertainty in model structure. Systematic analysis of the effect of alternative modelExpand
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Modelling marine protected areas: insights and hurdles
  • E. Fulton, N. Bax, +11 authors D. Smith
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 5 November 2015
Models provide useful insights into conservation and resource management issues and solutions. Their use to date has highlighted conditions under which no-take marine protected areas (MPAs) may helpExpand
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