Foraging of seabirds on pelagic fishes: implications for management of pelagic marine protected areas

@article{Maxwell2013ForagingOS,
  title={Foraging of seabirds on pelagic fishes: implications for management of pelagic marine protected areas},
  author={Sara M. Maxwell and Lance E. Morgan},
  journal={Marine Ecology Progress Series},
  year={2013},
  volume={481},
  pages={289-303}
}
Scientists and managers have become increasingly interested in how pelagic marine protected areas (PMPAs), or protected areas away from the coast, can be used to protect pelagic species. Subsurface-predator facilitated foraging ('facilitated foraging') between seabirds and subsurface predators, such as tunas, is a key ecological interaction in the tropical oceans where a number of large PMPAs have been created. In facilitated foraging, subsurface predators drive for- age fish to the surface… 

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