Editor rating: 8 / 10James Reimer –– This is a large-scale, multi-author work combining a review of ray conservation with suggestions for future conservation strategy.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Magnus Johnson –– The use of e-DNA for ecological surveys is an important development of interest to a broad range of scientists.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Stephen Wratten –– vital work on amphibian movement dynamics
Editor rating: 8 / 10Richard Cowling –– This article is important because it focuses on an area that is both well known and extraordinarily species-rich. So there are lots of insights useful for estimating species numbers in other hotspots, a currently "hot" topic.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Richard Cowling –– The paper represents a comprehensive inventory in a remote area vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. It will form the basis for a monitoring programme that will likely reveal important trends in biotic change.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Seabird McKeon –– The article measures the physiological and ecological responses of an ice-dependent animal to a changing climate (through ice-loss). As such, it is at the leading edge of how climate change will impact species and ecological relationships.
Editor rating: 7 / 10David Roberts –– Brings together and adds more knowledge of this clade, including new data thus representing a monograph
Editor rating: 7 / 10Gerard Lazo –– With reference genomes taking shape and becoming ready; background experiments to build hypotheses on genome structure are still relevant. Though a clear answer may not have been presented here, a negative result is not necessarily unhelpful; another approach should be contemplated.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Dezene Huber –– Nicely written, concise, and complete. An article that exemplifies good scientific writing and communication.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Konstantinos Kormas –– A very insightful piece of work for the ecophysiology of chrysophytes.
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