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Dynamics of marine ecosystems: target species

Dian J. Gifford, Roger P. Harris, Stewart M. McKinnell, William T. Peterson, and Michael A. St. John

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Because of GLOBEC's focus on population dynamics, species‐level research is central to the programme, and most field, retrospective and modeling studies were directed at target species defined on the ... More


The Removal of Large Whales from the Southern Ocean: Evidence for Long-Term Ecosystem Effects?

LISA T. BALLANCE, ROBERT L. PITMAN, ROGER P. HEWITT, DONALD B. SINIFF, WAYNE Z. TRIVELPIECE, PHILLIP J. CLAPHAM, and ROBERT L. BROWNELL JR

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Commercial whalers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries exploited whales in the Southern Ocean, driving populations to extremely low levels. In a seminal paper, Laws (1977) postulated that their ... More


The Status of and Challenges to Religious Freedom in Russia

Roman Lunkin

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter catalogues the torturous path of the treatment of religion in post-communist Russia. It begins with the implementation of a new legal regime of broad religious freedom during the period ... More


Crustaceans as Fisheries Resources: General Overview

Caleb Gardner, Reginald A. Watson, Anes Dwi Jayanti, Suadi, Mohsen AlHusaini, and Gordon H. Kruse

in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Volume 9

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190865627
eISBN:
9780197517406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865627.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Much of the biological and other research efforts on crustaceans have been driven by their importance to humans as a food source. Production comes from a diverse array of methods and scales of ... More


Krill Fishery

So Kawaguchi and Stephen Nicol

in Fisheries and Aquaculture: Volume 9

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190865627
eISBN:
9780197517406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865627.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Antarctic krill is a key species in the Southern Ocean ecosystem as well as the target for the largest fishery in the Southern Ocean, which has been operating continuously since the early 1970s. The ... More


Crustacea: Euphausiacea

Alistair J. Lindley

in Marine Plankton: A practical guide to ecology, methodology, and taxonomy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199233267
eISBN:
9780191835698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199233267.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the taxonomy of Euphausiacea, exclusively marine holoplanktonic crustaceans commonly known as krill. Although not highly diverse, with only two families and ~ 86 species ... More


Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function

James P. Barry and Stephen Widdicombe

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The biodiversity of the oceans, including the striking variation in life forms from microbes to whales and ranging from surface waters to hadal trenches, forms a dynamic biological framework ... More


Ghosts in absentia

Jan Zalasiewicz

in The Planet in a Pebble: A journey into Earth's deep history

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199569700
eISBN:
9780191918216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199569700.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Historical Geology

One of the books that changed my perception of the world is The Open Sea, Part 1, by the marine biologist Sir Alister Hardy. He had set out to write one book about the sea, but found that there was ... More


The Strata Machine

Jan Zalasiewicz

in The Earth After Us: What legacy will humans leave in the rocks?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199214976
eISBN:
9780191917387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199214976.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

History is bunk—or so Henry Ford is reputed to have said. Folk memory, though, simplifies recorded statements. What Henry Ford actually told the Chicago Tribune was ... More


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