• Publications
  • Influence
Towards sustainability in world fisheries
Zoning the oceans into unfished marine reserves and areas with limited levels of fishing effort would allow sustainable fisheries, based on resources embedded in functional, diverse ecosystems.
Functions of Shoaling Behaviour in Teleosts
Predators and food are the keys to understanding fish shoals; synchronised co-operation defeats predators, and optimal food gathering in shoals reflects a shifting balance between joining, competing
Estimating the Worldwide Extent of Illegal Fishing
This paper provides the baseline against which successful action to curb illegal fishing can be judged, and can report a significant correlation between governance and the level of illegal fishing.
Age-Groups from Size-Frequency Data: A Versatile and Efficient Method of Analyzing Distribution Mixtures
It is shown that fitting is made easier by employing a subsample aged by biological methods for the preliminary starting values of parameters, and that the best fit may involve a trade-off between statistical precision and biological plausibility.
Fishing down the deep
Global landings of demersal marine fishes are demonstrated to have shifted to deeper water species over the last 50 years. Our analysis suggests deep-water fish stocks may be at serious risk of
The sensory basis of fish schools: Relative roles of lateral line and vision
The role of the lateral line in schooling is much greater than has been recognised previously and is suggested to be maintained by opposing forces of attraction and repulsion mediated by stimuli perceived by the visual and lateralis systems respectively.
Implementing Microsoft Excel software for Rapfish : a technique for the rapid appraisal of fisheries status
Yes, fisheries are complex; but then, so is everything. Indeed, the case has been made, notably by the ancient Hindu, that a wheat grain contains all there is in the world, and hence its complexity