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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (1): 41–51.
Published: 02 January 2014
... gillnet and mosquito net, varying according to the substrates of the littoral habitat at different study sites. They generally captured immature fishes (63%) and small-sized fish due to their small mesh size and unsuitable fishing techniques. The beach seine caught more species on the sandy substrate...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (2): 219–229.
Published: 02 April 2016
... Drive. Of the 199 ha of littoral habitat (<2 m deep) in HH, the survey found that 45% of this area contained moderate to dense SAV while the remainder was either sparse or absent. Results from the current study indicate that post-1995, SAV has recolonized the western shore south of the Desjardins...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2016) 19 (2): 206–218.
Published: 02 April 2016
... was designed for littoral habitats of the lower Great Lakes as a fish community indicator to integrate the effects of non-native fishes, water quality, physical habitat supply, and piscivore abundance (Minns et al., 1994 ). IBI values from Hamilton Harbour in 1988 and 1990 were low, indicating a degraded...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (4): 385–396.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Results were consistent with index trawling in showing that changes in aquatic vegetation following Dreissena colonization in the Bay of Quinte and vicinity have affected the abundance of phytophilic fishes in this region of eastern Lake Ontario. Copyright © AEHMS 2012 littoral habitat fishes...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., diversity and resilience. Diversity of food-webs are different in littoral and open water habitats from those in benthic and planktonic as- semblages (Fig. 3). In aquatic systems, the energy of primary products is decisively mediated by small-sized planktonic crusta- ceans (zooplankton). The key-industry...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (1): 36–41.
Published: 10 March 2008
... aquatic organisms, at least 700 of which are endemic to the lake. Most of this diversity in terms of species richness and endemism resides in littoral and sub-littoral habitats; whereas the pelagic zone is relatively species poor. Coulter (1991) makes the following delineation: littoral zone-from shore...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 337–342.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., because its generalized feeding ap- paratus implies few limitations in utilizing particular food types. This species may be characterized as op- portunistic benthic feeders and prefer a (sub)littoral habitat. The overall food web with small barbs em- bodying the major biomass vector, which transfers...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (1): 91–114.
Published: 01 April 2001
...). The biological communities of shallow lake habitats are poorly understood and fish assemblages from sev- eral types of lake morphologies need to be examined (Matthews, 1998; Whittier, 1999). These shallow habi- tats are important because processes in the littoral zone account for most lake productivity...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2014) 17 (4): 357–364.
Published: 02 October 2014
... methods for sampling of young fishes in shallow habitats; point abundance with electrofishing and low-impact pressure wave sampling using small underwater detonations. The study was conducted in the littoral zone of an archipelago area in Lake Vänern, Sweden. Both methods rendered quantitative estimates...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (1): 75–84.
Published: 28 February 2011
... in particular, which use vegetated habitats for cover, feeding and reproduction. The increase in centrarchids led to a significant increase in native species and a shift in the piscivore assemblage of the upper BoQ. Walleye was the key predator of the 1990 littoral fish community, but based on EF data from...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (3): 298–309.
Published: 25 August 2008
... production. Most common activities are restoration of spawning grounds, the construction of spawning channels in regulated lakes, the construction of artificial spawning habitats, and manipulation of littoral vegetation to make it more diverse and thus offer nursery habitats for young fish. Also for lakes...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (4): 413–428.
Published: 15 November 2010
... to 6800 m -2 above 9 m depth, but very rare below 9 m. The benthic community was limited to species tolerant of severe eutrophication, with non–oligochaete taxa rare below 8 m depth. Typical littoral gastropods, amphipods and non-chironomid insects were very rare. Diversity ranged from 0.2 on the south...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (4): 442–452.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... 1996 . The relationship between an index of fish production and submerged macrophytes and other habitat features at three littoral areas in the Great Lakes . Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. , 53 : 35 – 44 . Rooney , N. and Kalff , J. 2000 . Inter-annual variation in submerged...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (2): 119–129.
Published: 01 April 2003
...G. Wilson; A. R. G. Price; T. Huntington; S. C. Wilson Ninety-one sites covering 1400 km of the Gulf of Aden coast of Yemen were examined by rapid field assessment, yielding ordinal data on the extent of habitats, abundance of species groups and magnitude of human uses/environmental impacts...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (1): 115–122.
Published: 01 April 2001
... or zooplankton com- munity structure significantly diverges from reference sites of comparable physical and chemical characteris- tics, this use is impaired. Loss of fish and wildlife habitat. This use is impaired when fish and wildlife management goals have not been met as a result of loss of fish and wildlife...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (2): 212–227.
Published: 08 June 2007
... ). Ontogenetic shifts in diet have been documented for O. hatcheri in relation to habitat shifts from littoral to pelagic and from limnetic to benthic zones ( Cervellini et al., 1993 ). Temperature-dependent sex determination was documented in this species (Strüssman and Patiño, 1985; Strüssman et al., 1996...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2012) 15 (4): 370–384.
Published: 01 December 2012
... fish in the late 1970s, Walleye recovered and served to restore a predator-prey balance to the fish community by the late 1980s. However, in the absence of a significant recovery of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in littoral areas, off-shore species (e.g. Alewife and White Perch) still tended...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2000) 3 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 January 2000
... predation, disturbance, habitat modification and competition. Although introduction of predators often negatively impacted native species (e.g. Nile perch in Lake Victoria, peacock bass in Lake Gatun), species introduced to lower trophic levels (e.g. sardine in Lakes Kariba and Kivu, rainbow smelt...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2011) 14 (1): 104–113.
Published: 28 February 2011
... the criteria for the identification of ecologically significant areas and habitat, degraded areas, ecologically significant species, depleted or rare species, conservation objectives and ecological indicators to assess the status of ecosystem components. The rationale for integrated management in the Bay...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., an analysis of combined fish community and habitat assessment data collected in the littoral zone showed that the abundance s of warmwater and coolwater fish species and the Index of Biotic Integrity were significantly cor- related with corresponding Defensible Methods-based habitat suitability indices (Minns...