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New Articles June 17 - 23

Monday, June 24, 2019
Elizabeth (Bizzy) Berg

New Articles June 17-23

Agricultural Effects

Bray, J. P., S. J. Nichols, A. Keely-Smith, R. Thompson, S. Bhattacharyya, S. Gupta, A. Gupta, J. Gao, X. Wang, S. Kaserzon, J. F. Mueller, A. Chou, and B. J. Kefford. Stressor dominance and sensitivity-dependent antagonism: Disentangling the freshwater effects of an insecticide among co-occurring agricultural stressors. Journal of Applied Ecology.


Banitz, T. Spatially structured intraspecific trait variation can foster biodiversity in disturbed, heterogeneous environments. Oikos.

Matthews, T. J., F. Rigal, K. A. Triantis, and R. J. Whittaker. A global model of island species–area relationships. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116:12337 LP – 12342.

Vieira, D. C., and G. Fonseca. A simulation-based framework to explore the importance of non-selection and selection processes in structuring ecological communities. Oecologia.

Endangered Species

Brook, B. W., J. C. Buettel, and I. Jarić. A fast re-sampling method for using reliability ratings of sightings with extinction-date estimators. Ecology:e02787.


Grant, P. R., and B. R. Grant. Adult sex ratio influences mate choice in Darwin’s finches. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116:12373 LP – 12382.


Navarro, A., C. A. Boys, W. Robinson, L. J. Baumgartner, B. Miller, Z. D. Deng, and C. M. Finlayson. Tolerable ranges of fluid shear for early life-stage fishes: implications for safe fish passage at hydropower and irrigation infrastructure. Marine and Freshwater Research.

Pulg, U., K. W. Vollset, and R. J. Lennox. Linking habitat to density-dependent population regulation: How spawning gravel availability effects abundance of juvenile salmonids (Salmo trutta and Salmo salar) in small streams. Hydrobiologia.

Ramesh, N., J. A. Rising, and K. L. Oremus. The small world of global marine fisheries: The cross-boundary consequences of larval dispersal. Science 364:1192 LP – 1196.

Food Webs

Detmer, T., and W. M. Lewis Jr. Influences of fish on food web structure and function in mountain lakes. Freshwater Biology.

Trochine, C., V. Díaz Villanueva, E. Balseiro, and B. Modenutti. Nutritional stress by means of high C:N ratios in the diet and starvation affects nitrogen isotope ratios and trophic fractionation of omnivorous copepods. Oecologia.

Invasive and Non-native Species

King, G. E., and J. G. Howeth. Propagule pressure and native community connectivity interact to influence invasion success in metacommunities. Oikos.

Malpica-Cruz, L., S. J. Green, and I. M. Côté. Temporal and ontogenetic changes in the trophic signature of an invasive marine predator. Hydrobiologia.


de Rezende Ayroza, D. M. M., C. F. do Carmo, A. F. M. Camargo, M. D. de Oliveira, and M. L. Petesse. Net cages enhance golden mussel (Limnoperna fortunei) larval density and condition factor. Freshwater Biology.

Estévez, E., J. M. Álvarez-Martínez, M. Álvarez-Cabria, C. T. Robinson, T. J. Battin, and J. Barquín. Catchment land cover influences macroinvertebrate food-web structure and energy flow pathways in mountain streams. Freshwater Biology.

Resgalla, C., L. Petri, B. G. T. da Silva, R. T. Brilha, S. A. Araújo, and T. C. M. Almeida. Outbreaks, coexistence, and life cycle of jellyfish species in relation to abiotic and biological factors along a South American coast. Hydrobiologia.


Barrett, L. T., T. Dempster, and S. E. Swearer. A non-native habitat-former mitigates native habitat loss for endemic reef fishes. Ecological Applications.

Brandl, S. J., L. Tornabene, C. H. R. Goatley, J. M. Casey, R. A. Morais, I. M. Côté, C. C. Baldwin, V. Parravicini, N. M. D. Schiettekatte, and D. R. Bellwood. Demographic dynamics of the smallest marine vertebrates fuel coral reef ecosystem functioning. Science 364:1189 LP – 1192.


Cuthbert, R. N., O. L. F. Weyl, R. J. Wasserman, J. T. A. Dick, P. W. Froneman, A. Callaghan, and T. Dalu. Combined impacts of warming and salinisation on trophic interactions and mortality of a specialist ephemeral wetland predator. Freshwater Biology.