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Understanding trophodynamics of estuarine and marine ecosystems is important in developing food-web models prevalent in ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management, as well as assessing ecosystem condition and function. Few studies have examined seasonal...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27103v1
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Stream temperature is an important exogenous factor influencing populations of stream organisms such as fish, amphibians, and invertebrates. Many states regulate stream protections based on temperature. Therefore, stream temperature models are important, particularly...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Statistics","Freshwater Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27069v1
524 downloads
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Long-term time series are necessary to better understand population dynamics, assess species' conservation status, and make management decisions. However, population data are often expensive, requiring a lot of time and resources. What is the minimum population...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3168v4
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Ocean acidification, the ongoing decline of surface ocean pH and [CO32-] due to absorption of surplus atmospheric CO2, has far-reaching consequences for marine biota, especially calcifiers. Among these are teleost fishes, which internally calcify otoliths, critical...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Marine Biology","Climate Change Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27040v1
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Deep sea lobsters are highly valued for seafood and provide the basis of important commercial fisheries in many parts of the world. Despite their economic significance, relatively little is known about their natural diets. Microscopic analyses of foregut content...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Bioinformatics","Genetics","Marine Biology","Molecular Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26667v2
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To be effective, a modern marine scientist must be more than smart - they must be skilled. There is extensive literature decrying the state of statistics training at most universities, and it is almost a cliche to say that students should be better communicators...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26952v1
175 downloads
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Fish are sensitive to temperature, but the intergenerational consequences of maternal exposure to high temperature on offspring adaptive behaviour and underlying mechanisms are unknown. Here we show that a thermal maternal stress induces emotional and cognitive...

["Animal Behavior","Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Developmental Biology","Genomics","Climate Change Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26910v1
146 downloads
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Background. Mexico is one of the most megadiverse countries in the world, with considerable reaches and endemicity in the diversity of fishes compared to other countries and regions. Recent phylogenetic studies in co-distributed species of widespread fishes, besides...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Biogeography","Conservation Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26873v1
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This study investigated the effect of installing underwater Light-Emitting Diode (LED) lights in different locations and orientations inside baited traps targeting snow crab Chionoecetes opilio off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, as well as the...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26833v1
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Eelgrass (Zostera marina) beds provide important habitat and food sources for a wide range of associated species both above- and belowground. Organic enrichment and nutrient loading from anthropogenic sources can change eelgrass canopy structure and macroinfauna...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Conservation Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Environmental Impacts"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26832v1
38 downloads
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Pelagic and benthic fish species are important in Arctic marine ecosystems because they transfer energy to predators such as seabirds, marine mammals, as well as people. The CBMP Marine Fishes Expert Network aggregated and reviewed data on the population status...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Conservation Biology","Marine Biology","Climate Change Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26780v1
50 downloads
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El Niño events heavily influence physical characteristics in the Tropical Eastern Pacific and lead to a decrease in nutrient and phytoplankton concentrations and to variation in the composition of the marine trophic chain. However, El Niño events can also provide...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecology","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26773v1
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Wild pigs (Sus scrofa) native to Eurasia and Africa, are one of the world’s most widely distributed invasive species. Their impacts on terrestrial environments have been well documented, however little is known about effects on aquatic environments. We used standardized...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Ecology","Freshwater Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26755v1
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The effects of marine ecosystem changes on ecosystem services are difficult to predict because of our limited understanding of marine food-webs, how they respond to changes in pressures, and how those changes then influence services. Biogeochemical ecosystem models...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecosystem Science","Marine Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26749v1
52 downloads
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Long-term collection of data and samples appears critical to contribute to our understanding of the impacts of fisheries and climate change on the marine ecosystems, and for the implementation of management measures for sustainable use of the resources. In the...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.26743v1
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