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Alistair Becker, Alan K. Whitfield, Paul D. Cowley, Johanna Järnegren and Tor F. Næsje Potential effects of artificial light associated with anthropogenic infrastructure on the abundance and foraging behaviour of estuary-associated fishes Journal of Applied Ecology 50

Article first published online: 17 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12024

As a consequence of a positive phototaxic response, the findings of this study suggest that artificial light often associated with man-made structures has the potential to alter fish communities within urban estuarine ecosystems by creating optimal conditions for predators. Future coastal developments should consider the ecological implications of lighting on aquatic communities. We recommend that lighting be minimized around coastal infrastructure and the use of red lights, which have limited penetration though water, be considered.

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