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by Jennifer Barker last modified Jan 10, 2013 09:09 AM

Incorporating ecological process and environmental change into spiny lobster population models using a spatially-explicit, individual-based approach Mark J. Butler IV∗ Department of Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University

Marine fisheries and the ecosystems that sustain them are increasingly beset by environmental deterioration, yet traditional fishery models used for stock prediction typically handle these dynamics poorly if at all. To do so requires the integration of spatio-temporal change in…

Video: Management Effectiveness of World's Fisheries

This video describes the the paper by Mora et al (Plos Biology 2009 7:e1000131) which quantified the management effectiveness of the world's fisheries regimes and how management affects fisheries sustainability. All countries in the world were found to be far…

Management Effectiveness of the World's Marine Fisheries

Global fisheries are in crisis: marine fisheries provide 15% of the animal protein consumed by humans, yet 80% of the world's fish stocks are either fully exploited, overexploited or have collapsed. Several international initiatives have sought to improve the management…

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