Ecological and evolutionary consequences of size-selective harvesting: how much do we know?

@article{Fenberg2008EcologicalAE,
  title={Ecological and evolutionary consequences of size-selective harvesting: how much do we know?},
  author={Phillip B. Fenberg and Kaustuv Datta Deepak Kar Debarati Roy},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={209-20}
}
Size-selective harvesting, where the large individuals of a particular species are preferentially taken, is common in both marine and terrestrial habitats. Preferential removal of larger individuals of a species has been shown to have a negative effect on its demography, life history and ecology, and empirical studies are increasingly documenting such impacts. But determining whether the observed changes represent evolutionary response or phenotypic plasticity remains a challenge. In addition… CONTINUE READING
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