Essays about: "fish community"

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  1. 1. The effects of fishing on stability of a food web under climate warming

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Aquatic Resources

    Author : Gabriel Nordström; [2023]
    Keywords : fishing; climate change; temperature; predator; consumer; resource; stage-specific; food webs; ontogenetic assymetry; biomass overcompensation; emergent Allee effects; limit cycles;

    Abstract : Predicting the effects of fishing in a warmer environment caused by climate change requires knowledge of what trophic level is fished on, the physiological effects of temperature on fish, and how these two affect ecological interactions. Both temperature and fishing are known to affect the stability of food webs in several ways. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecological impacts of dam removal in Swedish inland waters : Effects on water chemistry and fish demography

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Johanna Ekman; [2023]
    Keywords : biology; ecology; dam removal; Sweden; impact; inland waters; ecosystem; water chemistry; fish demography; Perca fluviatilis; European perch; biologi; ekologi; dammutrivning; Sverige; påverkan; inlandsvatten; ekosystem; vattenkemi; fiskdemografi; Perca fluviatilis; abborre;

    Abstract : Dams play an important role in our society, but their negative impacts on aquatic ecosystems have led to a need for conservation efforts to mitigate the negative effects. In some instances, dam removal has been suggested to be the most economically and ecologically beneficial restoration method to improve longitudinal connectivity. READ MORE

  3. 3. More Fish, more Mahasoa? A Quantitative Analysis of Food Security & Poverty Reduction in Rural Small-scale Aquaculture in Madagascar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Gianna Laura Angermayr; [2023]
    Keywords : Madagascar; Small-scale Aquaculture; Pond Aquaculture; Integrated Rice-Fish Farming; Community Well- being; Poverty Reduction; Food Security.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The role of food-producing sectors such as agriculture and aquaculture in the development process is debated and while some consider industrial production to be the answer, others suggest that small-scale production can also make contributions to poverty reduction and food security. This thesis aims to shed light on these relationships by performing quantitative analyses of the small-scale freshwater aquaculture sector in six regions of Madagascar. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of restoration efforts in Dalälven - conditions for survival rate of Salmo trutta and Salmo salar

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Ville Svärd; [2023]
    Keywords : Restoration; river; salmonids; benthic fauna;

    Abstract : Rivers are among the most anthropogenically affected ecosystems in the world by irrigation, transportation, channelizing, and hydropower. Habitat restorations have become a popular method to restore the heterogeneity and complexity of rivers aiming for improvement of biodiversity. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Potential of Combining Christian Faith and Nature Conservation : exploring the Potential in a Literature Review and Developing an Environmental Education Program for Creation Care with the Aim of Mitigating Human-Wildlife Conflicts

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Svenja Tornow; [2023]
    Keywords : human-wildlife conflicts; wildlife; conservation; religion; christianity; theology; creation care; community development; awe;

    Abstract : The global human population is growing and occupies an increasing area of land. Consequently, human and wildlife populations overlap which leads to more and intensified human-wildlife conflicts. To solve those, conservationists increasingly try to understand and change people’s attitudes. READ MORE