“Boom or Bust: The Future of Fish in the South China Sea” has been published by William Cheung, Director of the Nereus Program (Science), and Rashid Sumaila, Research Director of the OceanCanada Partnership (UBC), for the OceanAsia project, funded by ADM Capital Foundation, Hong Kong and the RS Group of Hong Kong.
Ecology and Biodiversity
William Cheung and Gabriel Reygondeau publish chapter on The Southern Ocean in the Ocean and Climate Platform’s Scientific Notes
William Cheung, Director of the Nereus Program (Science), and Gabriel Reygondeau, Nereus Fellow (UBC), are co-authors of a chapter on The Southern Ocean, published in the Ocean and Climate Platform’s Scientific Notes. The Ocean and Climate Platform is an alliance of NGOs and research institutes, with support from UNESCO.
“Global overview of the applications of the Ecopath with Ecosim modeling approach using the EcoBase models repository” has been published in Ecological Modelling by Mathieu Colléter, Nereus Fellow (UBC), Audrey Valls, 2011-2014 Junior Research Fellow (UBC), and Daniel Pauly, Chair of the Nereus Steering Committee and a member of the Advisory Board.
Audrey Valls published on Keystone species: Toward an operational concept for marine biodiversity conservation
Audrey Valls, 2011-2014 Junior Research Fellow (UBC), has published a paper titled “Keystone species: toward an operational concept for marine biodiversity conservation” (PDF) in Ecological Monographs.
William Cheung, Director of the Nereus Program (Science) and Principle Investigator, has published two papers on Chinese marine areas, including on the impacts of fishing on the mean trophic level and comparing trophic structure.
“Impacts of fishing on the marine mean trophic level in Chinese marine area” has been published in Acta Ecologica Sinica.
Daniel Dunn published on spatiotemporal patterns of rockfish bycatch in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Daniel Dunn, Nereus Senior Research Fellow in the Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab at Duke University, has published a paper titled “Spatiotemporal patterns of rockfish bycatch in US west coast groundfish fisheries: opportunities for reducing incidental catch of depleted species” in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
William Cheung, Co-Director of the Nereus Program and Principle Investigator, and Rashid Sumaila, Director of the UBC Fisheries Economics Research Unit, have been published in Marine Ecology Progress Series on “Economic incentives and overfishing: a bioeconomic vulnerability index”.
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