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Rapid worldwide depletion of predatory fish communities
Serious concerns have been raised about the ecological effects of industrialized fishing, spurring a United Nations resolution on restoring fisheries and marine ecosystems to healthy levels. However,Expand
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Collapse and Conservation of Shark Populations in the Northwest Atlantic
Overexploitation threatens the future of many large vertebrates. In the ocean, tunas and sea turtles are current conservation concerns because of this intense pressure. The status of most sharkExpand
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Maximum reproductive rate of fish at low population sizes
We examine a database of over 700 spawner-recruitment series to search for parameters that are constant, or nearly so, at the level of a species or above. We find that the number of spawners producedExpand
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ROBUST STATE-SPACE MODELING OF ANIMAL MOVEMENT DATA
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We develop a state-space framework that simultaneously deals with these features and demonstrate our method by analyzing three seal pathway data sets that differ in biological complexity. Expand
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Compensatory density dependence in fish populations: importance, controversy, understanding and prognosis
Density-dependent processes such as growth, survival, reproduction and movement are compensatory if their rates change in response to variation in population density (or numbers) such that theyExpand
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Loss of large predatory sharks from the Mediterranean Sea.
Evidence for severe declines in large predatory fishes is increasing around the world. Because of its long history of intense fishing, the Mediterranean Sea offers a unique perspective on fishExpand
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Identifying leatherback turtle foraging behaviour from satellite telemetry using a switching state-space model
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We present a switching state-space model (SSSM) for discerning different movement behaviours hidden within error-prone satellite telemetry data. Expand
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SHIFTS IN OPEN‐OCEAN FISH COMMUNITIES COINCIDING WITH THE COMMENCEMENT OF COMMERCIAL FISHING
We identify changes in the pelagic fish community of the tropical Pacific Ocean by comparing recent data collected by observers on longline fishing vessels with data from a 1950s scientific surveyExpand
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Cascading Effects of the Loss of Apex Predatory Sharks from a Coastal Ocean
Impacts of chronic overfishing are evident in population depletions worldwide, yet indirect ecosystem effects induced by predator removal from oceanic food webs remain unpredictable. As abundances ofExpand
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META-ANALYSIS OF COD-SHRIMP INTERACTIONS REVEALS TOP-DOWN CONTROL IN OCEANIC FOOD WEBS
Here we present a meta-analytic approach to analyzing population interac- tions across the North Atlantic Ocean. We assembled all available biomass time series for a well-documented predator-preyExpand
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