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Inland Fishes of California
- P. Moyle
Preface Acknowledgments Conversion factors Distribution patterns Ecology Change A conservation strategy Identification Key to the Inland Fishes of California Lampreys,Petromyzontidae…
Impact: Toward a Framework for Understanding the Ecological Effects of Invaders
This paper argues that the total impact of an invader includes three fundamental dimensions: range, abundance, and the per-capita or per-biomass effect of the invader, and recommends previous approaches to measuring impact at different organizational levels, and suggests some new approaches.
BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS OF FRESH WATER: EMPIRICAL RULES AND ASSEMBLY THEORY
Biological invasions: recommendations for U.S. policy and management.
- D. Lodge, Susan L. Williams, A. McMichael
- Environmental ScienceEcological applications : a publication of the…
- 1 December 2006
The Ecological Society of America recommends that the federal government take the following six actions: use new information and practices to better manage commercial and other pathways to reduce the transport and release of potentially harmful species, and establish a National Center for Invasive Species Management.
Historical Abundance and Decline of Chinook Salmon in the Central Valley Region of California
Abstract The Central Valley drainage of California formerly produced immense numbers of chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha. Four seasonal runs occur in this system—fall, late-fall, winter, and…
Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology
Fishes: an introduction to ichthyology, Fishes: An introduction to the history of fishkeeping, and more.
Managing fire-prone forests in the western United States
The management of fire-prone forests is one of the most controversial natural resource issues in the US today, particularly in the west of the country. Although vegetation and wildlife in these…
Life History and Status of Delta Smelt in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary, California
The delta smelt Hypomesus transpaciftcus is endemic to the upper Sacramento-San Joaquin estuary. It is closely associated with the freshwater-saltwater mixing zone except when it spawns in fresh…
ALIEN FISHES IN CALIFORNIA WATERSHEDS: CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL AND FAILED INVADERS
A data set on fish invasions in watersheds throughout California (USA) that includes failed introductions is developed that evaluates 45 separate hypotheses derived from the invasion literature over these three stages of the invasion process.