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: 2015: 13/85 (Water Resources); 19/104 (Marine & Freshwater Biology); 75/225 (Environmental Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1099-0755


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    1. Evaluation of physicochemical and physical habitat associations for Cambarus callainus (Big Sandy crayfish), an imperilled crayfish endemic to the Central Appalachians

      Zachary J. Loughman, Stuart A. Welsh, Nicole M. Sadecky, Zachary W. Dillard and R. Katie Scott

      Version of Record online: 16 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2746

    2. Cold-water coral Madrepora oculata in the eastern Ligurian Sea (NW Mediterranean): Historical and recent findings

      Emanuela Fanelli, Ivana Delbono, Roberta Ivaldi, Marta Pratellesi, Silvia Cocito and Andrea Peirano

      Version of Record online: 16 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2751

    3. Contrasting influences of inundation and land use on the rate of floodplain restoration

      Samantha K. Dawson, Richard T. Kingsford, Peter Berney, Jane A. Catford, David A. Keith, Jakub Stoklosa and Frank A. Hemmings

      Version of Record online: 16 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2749



    1. Small dams need consideration in riverscape conservation assessments

      Sukhmani Kaur Mantel, Nick Rivers-Moore and Pfananani Ramulifho

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2739


    1. Effect of an intensive mechanical removal effort on a population of non-native rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss in a South African headwater stream

      Jeremy Shelton, Olaf Weyl, Johannes Van Der Walt, Sean Marr, Dean Impson, Kristine Maciejewski, Donovan Tye, Helen Dallas and Karen Esler

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2752


    1. Effectiveness of shore-based remote camera monitoring for quantifying recreational fisher compliance in marine conservation areas

      Darienne Lancaster, Philip Dearden, Dana R. Haggarty, John P. Volpe and Natalie C. Ban

      Version of Record online: 17 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2736

    2. Does full protection count for the maintenance of β-diversity patterns in marine communities? Evidence from Mediterranean fish assemblages

      Luca Appolloni, Stanislao Bevilacqua, Luisa Sbrescia, Roberto Sandulli, Antonio Terlizzi and Giovanni Fulvio Russo

      Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2750

    3. The status of marine biodiversity in the Eastern Central Atlantic (West and Central Africa)

      Beth A. Polidoro, Gina M. Ralph, Kyle Strongin, Michael Harvey, Kent E. Carpenter, Rachel Arnold, Jack R. Buchanan, Khairdine Mohamed Abdallahi Camara, Bruce B. Collette, Mia T. Comeros-Raynal, Godefroy De Bruyne, Ofer Gon, Antony S. Harold, Heather Harwell, Percival A. Hulley, Tomio Iwamoto, Steen W. Knudsen, Jean de Dieu Lewembe, Christi Linardich, Kenyon C. Lindeman, Vanda Monteiro, Thomas Munroe, Francis K.E. Nunoo, Caroline M. Pollock, Stuart Poss, Barry Russell, Catherine Sayer, Aboubacar Sidibe, William Smith-Vaniz, Emilie Stump, Mor Sylla, Luis Tito De Morais, Jean-Christophe Vié and Akanbi Williams

      Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2744

    4. Incidental capture of leatherback sea turtles in fixed fishing gear off Atlantic Canada

      Kayla M. Hamelin, Michael C. James, Wayne Ledwell, Julie Huntington and Kathleen Martin

      Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2733

  6. Research Articles


    1. Conservation needs for the endangered New Zealand sea lion, Phocarctos hookeri

      B. Louise Chilvers and Stefan Meyer

      Version of Record online: 3 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2742

  8. Review Articles

    1. A review of the biology and status of Cape Fold Ecoregion freshwater fishes

      Bruce R. Ellender, Ryan J. Wasserman, Albert Chakona, Paul H. Skelton and Olaf L.F. Weyl

      Version of Record online: 3 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2730


    1. Red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, found in South Africa 22 years after attempted eradication

      Ana L. Nunes, Andries C. Hoffman, Tsungai A. Zengeya, G. John Measey and Olaf LF Weyl

      Version of Record online: 30 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2741

    2. Defining critical habitat conditions for the conservation of three endemic and endangered cyprinids in a Mediterranean intermittent river before the onset of drought

      Leonidas Vardakas, Eleni Kalogianni, Christina Papadaki, Theocharis Vavalidis, Angeliki Mentzafou, Drosos Koutsoubas and Nikolaos Skoulikidis Th.

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2735

    3. Do protected areas mitigate the effects of fisheries-induced evolution on parental care behaviour of a teleost fish?

      William M. Twardek, Chris K. Elvidge, Alexander D.M. Wilson, Dirk A. Algera, Aaron J. Zolderdo, Stephen C. Lougheed and Steven J. Cooke

      Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2718


    1. Knock-on effects of national risk assessments on the conservation of global biodiversity

      Antonios D. Mazaris, Despoina Vokou, Vasiliki Almpanidou and Gail Schofield

      Version of Record online: 12 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2732


    1. Illegal ingegno fishery and conservation of deep red coral banks in the Sicily Channel (Mediterranean Sea)

      Riccardo Cattaneo-Vietti, Giorgio Bavestrello, Marzia Bo, Simonepietro Canese, Alberto Vigo and Franco Andaloro

      Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2731

  12. Review Articles

  13. Commentary and Correspondence

  14. Short Communications

    1. Leiopathes glaberrima millennial forest from SW Sardinia as nursery ground for the small spotted catshark Scyliorhinus canicula

      Alessandro Cau, Maria Cristina Follesa, Davide Moccia, Andrea Bellodi, Antonello Mulas, Marzia Bo, Simonepietro Canese, Michela Angiolillo and Rita Cannas

      Version of Record online: 29 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2717

  15. Research Articles

    1. Experimental test of oyster restoration within eelgrass

      Stephanie R. Valdez, Betsy Peabody, Brian Allen, Brady Blake and Jennifer L. Ruesink

      Version of Record online: 29 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2722

    2. Irresponsible vendors: Non-native, invasive and threatened animals offered for garden pond stocking

      Jiří Patoka, Martin Bláha, Lukáš Kalous and Antonín Kouba

      Version of Record online: 29 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2719

    3. Buying environmental problems: The invasive potential of imported freshwater turtles in Argentina

      Javier Nori, Geiziane Tessarolo, Gentile F. Ficetola, Rafael Loyola, Valeria Di Cola and Gerardo Leynaud

      Version of Record online: 29 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2715

    4. Development of release methods for captive-bred freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera)

      Rebecca Kyle, Neil Reid, Nessa O'Connor and Dai Roberts

      Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2704

    5. Assessing vulnerability of New Zealand lakes to loss of conservation value from invasive fish impacts

      Kevin J. Collier, John R. Leathwick and David K. Rowe

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2705

    6. Effectiveness of community and volunteer based coral reef monitoring in Cambodia

      Jessica M. Savage, Patrick E. Osborne and Malcolm D. Hudson

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2690

    7. Combining ex situ and in situ methods to improve water quality testing for the conservation of aquatic species

      Carla J. Pollard, Michelle P. Stockwell, Deborah S. Bower, John Clulow and Michael J. Mahony

      Version of Record online: 23 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2700

    8. Do boating and basking mix? The effect of basking disturbances by motorboats on the body temperature and energy budget of the northern map turtle

      Sofia M. R. Jain-Schlaepfer, Gabriel Blouin-Demers, Steven J. Cooke and Grégory Bulté

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2693

    9. A low cost field-survey method for mapping seagrasses and their potential threats: an example from the northern Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea

      Gidon Winters, Dor Edelist, Rachamim Shem-Tov, Sven Beer and Gil Rilov

      Version of Record online: 19 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2688

    10. Assessment of efficiency and impacts of gillnets on fish conservation in a tropical freshwater fishery

      Renato A.M. Silvano, Gustavo Hallwass, Anastácio A. Juras and Priscila F.M. Lopes

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2687

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      Characterization of the trade in manta and devil ray gill plates in China and South-east Asia through trader surveys

      Mary p. O'Malley, Kathy A. Townsend, Paul Hilton, Shawn Heinrichs and Joshua D. Stewart

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2670

    13. Linking small pelagic fish and cetacean distribution to model suitable habitat for coastal dolphin species, Delphinus delphis and Tursiops truncatus, in the Greek Seas (Eastern Mediterranean)

      Marianna Giannoulaki, Evangelia Markoglou, Vasilis D. Valavanis, Paraskevi Alexiadou, Anna Cucknell and Alexandros Frantzis

      Version of Record online: 24 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2669

    14. Towards local governance of marine resources and ecosystems on Easter Island

      Jaime A. Aburto, Carlos F. Gaymer and Georgina Cundill

      Version of Record online: 14 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2665

    15. Elasmobranch captures in the Fijian pelagic longline fishery

      Susanna Piovano and Eric Gilman

      Version of Record online: 2 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2666

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