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AEBR 150 Habitats of particular significance for fisheries management: identification of threats and stressors to rig nursery areas


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The limited capacity of elasmobranch populations to compensate for increased mortality, both in adult and juvenile stages, is widely recognized, and the management of these species should include protecting juvenile populations including the maintenance of healthy nursery areas, where they exist. The objective of this study was to identify threats to these nursery ground areas and recommend mitigation measures.

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Thursday, 26 March 2015
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AEBR: 150;
ISSN: 1179-6480;
ISBN: 978-0-477-10579-8;
ScienceStock: Aquatic Environment;
Species: Mustelus lenticulatus; Rig;
FishingMethod: set net;
ResearchField: anthropogenic effects; elasmobranch,; fish; habitat; rig;
Author: Francis; Jones; Morrison; Paterson;

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