Zoology & Animal Science

Ecology, Conservation, Evolution Virtual Issue - North America

Ecology, Conservation and Evolution Virtual Issue

This Virtual Special Issue brings together a selection of papers and book chapters on the theme of ecology, conservation and evolution about and of particular relevance to North America and Canada.

Journal Articles

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata
Success of the high-dose/refuge resistance management strategy after 15 years of Bt crop use in North America
Fangneng Huang, David A. Andow, Lawrent L. Buschman

Journal of Zoology
Genetic diversity in North American captive Asian elephants
R. Lei, R. A. Brenneman, D. L. Schmitt, E. E. Louis Jr.

Animal Conservation
Reducing uncertainty on the Grand Bank: tracking and vessel surveys indicate mortality risks for common murres in the North-West Atlantic
A. Hedd, W. A. Montevecchi, L. McFarlane Tranquilla, C. M. Burke, D. A. Fifield, G. J. Robertson, R. A. Phillips, C. Gjerdrum, P. M. Regular

Agricultural and Forest Entomology
Genetic structure and gene flow among European corn borer populations from the Great Plains to the Appalachians of North America
Kyung S. Kim, Brad S. Coates, Mark J. Bagley, Richard L. Hellmich, Thomas W. Sappington

Seasonal movements of Gyrfalcons Falco rusticolus include extensive periods at sea
Kurt K. Burnham, Ian Newton

Journal of Avian Biology
An avian terrestrial predator of the Arctic relies on the marine ecosystem during winter
Jean-François Therrien, Gilles Gauthier, Joël Bêty

Insect Conservation and Diversity
Removing an invasive shrub (Chinese privet) increases native bee diversity and abundance in riparian forests of the southeastern United States
James L. Hanula, Scott Horn

Ecology Letters
Quantifying biodiversity: procedures and pitfalls in the measurement and comparison of species richness
Nicholas J. Gotelli, Robert K. Colwell

Arguments for rejecting the sequential Bonferroni in ecological studies
M.D. Moran

Multiple interacting ecosystem drivers: toward an encompassing hypothesis of oak forest dynamics across eastern North America
Ryan W. McEwan, James M. Dyer, Neil Pederson

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society
Molecular genetic evidence for alternative reproductive strategies in North American pitvipers (Serpentes, Viperidae): long-term sperm storage and facultative parthenogenesis
Warren Booth, Gordon W. Schuett

Molecular Ecology
An ancient icon reveals new mysteries: mummy DNA resurrects a cryptic species within the Nile crocodile
Evon Hekkala, Matthew H. Shirley, George Amato, James D. Austin, Suellen Charter, John Thorbjarnarson, Kent A. Vliet, Marlys L. Houck, Rob Desalle, Michael J. Blum

Methods in Ecology and Evolution
How safe is mist netting? evaluating the risk of injury and mortality to birds
Erica N. Spotswood, Kari Roesch Goodman, Jay Carlisle, Renée L. Cormier, Diana L. Humple, Josée Rousseau, Susan L. Guers, Gina G. Barton

Broken barriers: Human-induced changes to gene flow and introgression in animals
Erika Crispo, Jean-Sébastien Moore, Julie A. Lee-Yaw, Suzanne M. Gray and Benjamin C. Haller

Pleistocene re-wilding is unsound conservation practice
Howard M. Huynh

American Journal of Primatology
The ethnoprimatological approach in primatology
Agustin Fuentes, Kimberly J. Hockings

Ecology of Freshwater Fish
Spatial variability of common carp populations in relation to lake morphology and physicochemical parameters in the upper Midwest United States
M. J. Weber, M. L. Brown, D. W. Willis

Marine Ecology
Community structure and nutrition of deep methane-seep macrobenthos from the North Pacific (Aleutian) Margin and the Gulf of Mexico (Florida Escarpment)
Lisa A. Levin, Guillermo F. Mendoza

Fisheries Management and Ecology
Evaluating effects of water withdrawals and impoundments on fish assemblages in southern New England streams, USA
Y. Kanno, J.C. Vokoun

Freshwater Biology
Riverine landscapes: taking landscape ecology into the water
J.A. Wiens

Journal of Fish Biology
The functional role of the caudal fin in the feeding ecology of the common thresher shark Alopias vulpinus
S. A. Aalbers, D. Bernal, C. A. Sepulveda

Global Change Biology
Separation of net ecosystem exchange into assimilation and respiration using a light response curve approach: critical issues and global evaluation Gitta Lasslop, Markus Reichstein, Dario Papale et al.

Sample Book Chapters

Practical Field Ecology: A Project Guide

Quantitative Conservation of Vertebrates

Tropical Rain Forests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison, 2nd Edition