Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

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Edited By: Professor Philip J. Boon and Professor John M. Baxter

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 18/83 (Water Resources); 26/102 (Marine & Freshwater Biology); 90/221 (Environmental Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1099-0755


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  1. Research Articles

    1. Social structure in a critically endangered Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis) population

      Sarah Z. Dungan, John Y. Wang, Claryana C. Araújo, Shih-Chu Yang and Bradley N. White

      Article first published online: 23 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2562

    2. Newly developed microsatellite markers for the pan-European duck mussel, Anodonta anatina: revisiting the main mitochondrial lineages

      Manuel Lopes-Lima, Ronaldo Sousa, Amílcar Teixeira, Simone Varandas, Nicoletta Riccardi, David C. Aldridge and Elsa Froufe

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2575

    3. Hindcasting modelling for restoration and conservation planning: application to stream fish assemblages

      Anthony Maire, Laëtitia Buisson, Julie Canal, Benoit Rigault, Julien Boucault and Pascal Laffaille

      Article first published online: 9 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2566

  2. Short Communications

  3. Research Articles

    1. Evaluating habitat associations of a fish assemblage at multiple spatial scales in a minimally disturbed stream using low-cost remote sensing

      Brandon D. Cheek, Timothy B. Grabowski, Preston T. Bean, Jillian R. Groeschel and Stephan J. Magnelia

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2569

    2. Predictive spatial modelling of seasonal bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) distributions in the Mississippi Sound

      Jonathan L. Pitchford, Victoria A. Howard, Jamie K. Shelley, Billie J. S. Serafin, Andrew T. Coleman and Moby Solangi

      Article first published online: 11 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2547

    3. Modelling the population viability of a threatened amphibian with a fast life-history

      Evan J. Pickett, Michelle P. Stockwell, John Clulow and Michael J. Mahony

      Article first published online: 11 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2564

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  5. Commentary and Correspondence

    1. Turning the tide on bottom trawling

      Tse-Lynn Loh and Zeehan Jaafar

      Article first published online: 7 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2563

  6. Research Articles

    1. Identifying key habitats for the conservation of Chilean dolphins in the fjords of southern Chile

      Francisco A. Viddi, Robert G. Harcourt and Rodrigo Hucke-Gaete

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2553

    2. Characterization of seabird bycatch in eastern Canadian waters, 1998–2011, assessed from onboard fisheries observer data

      April Hedd, Paul M. Regular, Sabina I. Wilhelm, Jean-François Rail, Bruno Drolet, Mark Fowler, Cynthia Pekarik and Gregory J. Robertson

      Article first published online: 19 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2551

    3. Analysis of fine-scale daily movement patterns of juvenile Pristis pectinata within a nursery habitat

      Lisa D. Hollensead, R. Dean Grubbs, John K. Carlson and Dana M. Bethea

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2556

    4. Enhancing management effectiveness of invasive lionfish using distance sampling and detection probability

      Alexander Tilley, Elliott Carter, Sophia Wassermann and juliana López-Angarita

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2549

  7. Review Articles

    1. Ecosystem vulnerability to alien and invasive species: a case study on marine habitats along the Italian coast

      Giuseppe Corriero, Cataldo Pierri, Stefano Accoroni, Giorgio Alabiso, Giorgio Bavestrello, Enrico Barbone, Mauro Bastianini, Anna Maria Bazzoni, Fabrizio Bernardi Aubry, Ferdinando Boero, Maria Cristina Buia, Marina Cabrini, Elisa Camatti, Frine Cardone, Bruno Cataletto, Riccardo Cattaneo Vietti, Ester Cecere, Tamara Cibic, Paolo Colangelo, Alessandra De Olazabal, Gianfranco D'onghia, Stefania Finotto, Nicola Fiore, Daniela Fornasaro, Simonetta Fraschetti, Maria Cristina Gambi, Adriana Giangrande, Cinzia Gravili, Rosanna Guglielmo, Caterina Longo, Maurizio Lorenti, Antonella Lugliè, Porzia Maiorano, Maria Grazia Mazzocchi, Maria Mercurio, Francesco Mastrototaro, Michele Mistri, Marina Monti, Cristina Munari, Luigi Musco, Carlotta Nonnis-Marzano, Bachisio Mario Padedda, Francesco Paolo Patti, Antonella Petrocelli, Stefano Piraino, Giuseppe Portacci, Alessandra Pugnetti, Silvia Pulina, Tiziana Romagnoli, Ilaria Rosati, Diana Sarno, Cecilia Teodora Satta, Nicola Sechi, Stefano Schiaparelli, Beatrice Scipione, Letizia Sion, Antonio Terlizzi, Valentina Tirelli, Cecilia Totti, Angelo Tursi, Nicola Ungaro, Adriana Zingone, Valerio Zupo and Alberto Basset

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2550

  8. Research Articles

    1. Operational interactions between South American sea lions and gillnet fishing in southern Brazil

      Rodrigo Machado, Paulo Henrique Ott, Ignacio Benites Moreno, Daniel Danilewicz, Maurício Tavares, Enrique Alberto Crespo, Salvatore Siciliano and Larissa Rosa De Oliveira

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2554

    2. Ridge to reef modelling for use within land–sea planning under data-limited conditions

      Jeremy Rude, Andrew Minks, Brandon Doheny, Marlene Tyner, Katy Maher, Christine Huffard, Nur Ismu Hidayat and Hedley Grantham

      Article first published online: 18 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2548

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  13. Short Communications

    1. A method test of the use of electric shock treatment to control invasive signal crayfish in streams

      Stephanie Peay, Alison M. Dunn, William E. Kunin, Robin McKimm and Chris Harrod

      Article first published online: 1 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2541

  14. Research Articles

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      Ghosts of the coast: global extinction risk and conservation of sawfishes

      Nicholas K. Dulvy, Lindsay N. K. Davidson, Peter M. Kyne, Colin A. Simpfendorfer, Lucy R. Harrison, John K. Carlson and Sonja V. Fordham

      Article first published online: 15 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2525

    2. Potential ship strikes and density of humpback whales in the Abrolhos Bank breeding ground, Brazil

      Carolina Bezamat, Leonardo L. Wedekin and Paulo C. Simões-Lopes

      Article first published online: 8 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2523

    3. A caution for conservation stocking as an approach for recovering Atlantic eels

      Joshua A. Stacey, Thomas C. Pratt, Guy Verreault and Michael G. Fox

      Article first published online: 5 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2498

    4. Fragmentation and drying ratchet down Great Plains stream fish diversity

      Joshuah S. Perkin, Keith B. Gido, Katie H. Costigan, Melinda D. Daniels and Eric R. Johnson

      Article first published online: 4 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2501

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      Coral reef organisms as bioregion indicators off Halmahera, Moluccas, Indonesia

      Adriaan Gittenberger, Stefano G. A. Draisma, Ucu Yanu Arbi, Victor Langenberg, Paul L. A. Erftemeijer, Yosephine Tuti and Bert W. Hoeksema

      Article first published online: 27 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2495

    6. Relative importance of chinook salmon abundance on resident killer whale population growth and viability

      L. Antonio Vélez-Espino, John K.B. Ford, H. Andres Araujo, Graeme Ellis, Charles K. Parken and Rishi Sharma

      Article first published online: 21 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2494

    7. Tori-lines with weighted branch lines reduce seabird bycatch in eastern South Pacific longline fishery

      Noriyosi Sato, Nobuhiro Katsumata, Kosuke Yokota, Takayoshi Uehara, Ippei Fusejima and Hiroshi Minami

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2492

    8. Understanding fishing-induced extinctions in the Amazon

      Leandro Castello, Caroline Chaves Arantes, David Gibbs Mcgrath, Donald James Stewart and Fabio Sarmento De Sousa

      Article first published online: 13 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2491

    9. Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas, established in Scotland

      I. Philip Smith, Claire Guy and David Donnan

      Article first published online: 31 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2483

    10. Habitat suitability, coverage by protected areas and population connectivity for the Siamese crocodile Crocodylus siamensis Schneider, 1801

      Flora Ihlow, René Bonke, Timo Hartmann, Peter Geissler, Natascha Behler and Dennis Rödder

      Article first published online: 13 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2473

    11. Sawfish exploitation and status in Bangladesh

      Md Anwar Hossain, Benjamin S. Thompson, Gawsia Wahidunnessa Chowdhury, Samiul Mohsanin, Zubair H. Fahad, Heather J. Koldewey and Md Anwarul Islam

      Article first published online: 24 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2466

    12. Annual survival probabilities of juvenile loggerhead sea turtles indicate high anthropogenic impact on Mediterranean populations

      Paolo Casale, Daniela Freggi, Giovanni Furii, Carola Vallini, Pasquale Salvemini, Michele Deflorio, Giovanni Totaro, Stefano Raimondi, Caterina Fortuna and Brendan J. Godley

      Article first published online: 20 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2467

    13. Incidental catch of marine turtles by Spanish bottom trawlers in the western Mediterranean

      Francesc Domènech, Irene Álvarez de Quevedo, Manuel Merchán, Ohiana Revuelta, Gabriela Vélez-Rubio, Sebastián Bitón, Luis Cardona and Jesús Tomás

      Article first published online: 27 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2463

    14. Coastal wetlands of Victoria, south-eastern Australia: providing the inventory and condition information needed for their effective management and conservation

      Paul I. Boon, Tim Allen, Geoff Carr, Doug Frood, Chris Harty, Andrew Mcmahon, Steve Mathews, Neville Rosengren, Steve Sinclair, Matt White and Jeff Yugovic

      Article first published online: 28 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2442

    15. Effects of 17/0 circle hooks and bait on fish catches in a Southern Atlantic swordfish longline fishery

      Sérgio Amorim, Miguel N. Santos, Rui Coelho and Joana Fernandez-Carvalho

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2443

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      Reinventing residual reserves in the sea: are we favouring ease of establishment over need for protection?

      Rodolphe Devillers, Robert L. Pressey, Alana Grech, John N. Kittinger, Graham J. Edgar, Trevor Ward and Reg Watson

      Article first published online: 25 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2445

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