The effects of vessel noise on the antipredator behaviour of juvenile reef fishes

Velasquez Jimenez, Laura Marcela (2021) The effects of vessel noise on the antipredator behaviour of juvenile reef fishes. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Laura investigated the effects of vessel noise on reef fishes. She found that the noise produced by ships and small boats affected the antipredator behaviour of juvenile fishes, moreover boat noise had long-term effects on growth. These results suggest that vessel noise has the potential of compromising the survival of juvenile fishes.

Item ID: 75349
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: underwater noise, vessel noise, ship noise, reef fishes, juvenile fishes, antipredator behaviour, damselfish
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2021 Laura Marcela Velasquez Jimenez.
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[Chapter 2] Velasquez Jimenez, Laura, Fakan, Eric P., and McCormick, Mark I. (2020) Vessel noise affects routine swimming and escape response of a coral reef fish. PLoS ONE, 15 (7). e0235742.

Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2022 04:22
FoR Codes: 41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4104 Environmental management > 410404 Environmental management @ 25%
41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4105 Pollution and contamination > 410502 Noise and wave pollution processes and measurement @ 25%
31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3103 Ecology > 310305 Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology) @ 50%
SEO Codes: 18 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT > 1805 Marine systems and management > 180505 Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition @ 100%
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