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Implementing balanced harvesting: practical challenges and other implications
(Oxford University Press (OUP), 2016-01-13)
Balanced harvesting (BH) has been proposed as an alternative to the paradigm of more selective fishing as practiced in most European and North American fisheries management. We examine options for the implementation of BH ...
Gbm.auto: a software tool to simplify spatial modelling and marine protected area planning
(Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-12-07)
Boosted Regression Trees. Excellent for data-poor spatial management but hard to use Marine resource managers and scientists often advocate spatial approaches to manage data-poor species. Existing spatial prediction and ...
An unintended experiment in fisheries science: a marine area protected by war results in mexican waves in fish numbers-at-age
(Springer Nature, 2010-07-13)
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are attaining increasing importance in the management of marine ecosystems. They are effective for conservation in tropical and subtropical areas (mainly coral and rocky reefs), but it is ...
Spatial heterogeneity in fishing creates de facto refugia for endangered celtic sea elasmobranchs
(Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012-11-14)
The life history characteristics of some elasmobranchs make them particularly vulnerable to fishing mortality; about a third of all species are listed by the IUCN as Threatened or Near Threatened. Marine Protected Areas ...