Context dependence in the habitat relationships of coastal and marine fishes

Bradley, Michael (2019) Context dependence in the habitat relationships of coastal and marine fishes. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Michael Bradley investigated how fish use habitat under different environmental conditions. He found that the tides, water quality and surrounding landscape work together to determine whether habitats like seagrass and mangroves are used by fish. Fisheries organisations in Australia and Papua New Guinea are using his results to manage key species.

Item ID: 65227
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Habitat, Function, Nursery role, Ecological context, Environmental setting, Coastal ecosystem, Juvenile fish, Underwater video, Mangroves, Seagrass
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2019 Michael Bradley.
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A published article included as appendix D has been redacted from the thesis due to copyright restrictions.

Two publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 4: Bradley, Michael, Baker, Ronald, Nagelkerken, Ivan, and Sheaves, Marcus (2019) Context is more important than habitat type in determining use by juvenile fish. Landscape Ecology, 34. pp. 427-442.

Appendix D: Baker, Ronald, Barnett, Adam, Bradley, Michael, Abrantes, Katya, and Sheaves, Marcus (2019) Contrasting seascape use by a coastal fish assemblage: a multi-method approach. Estuaries and Coasts, 42 (1). pp. 292-307.

Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2020 00:55
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 50%
07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0704 Fisheries Sciences > 070402 Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960503 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments @ 100%
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