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Changing jellyfish populations: Trends in large marine ecosystems

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dc.contributor.author Brotz, Lucas
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-28T17:36:04Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-28T17:36:04Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.issn 1198-6727
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/41821
dc.description.abstract DIRECTOR'S FORWARD. ABSTRACT. INTRODUCTION. Definition of "Jellyfish". Problem Statement. Challenges of Studying Jellyfish Populations. Impacts of Jellyfish Blooms. Invasive Species. MATERIALS AND METHODS. Large Marine Ecosystem Approach. 1950 Baseline. The Jellyfish Chronicles. Data Selection. Abundance Trend. Scoring Chronicles. Identifying Invasive Species. Fuzzy Expert System. Uncertainty. RESULTS. Effects of Invasive Species. Effects of Jellyfish Overexploitation. DISCUSSION. Defining an ‘Increase’. Species Invasions. Taxonomic Concerns. LME #1 – East Bering Sea. LME #2 – Gulf of Alaska. LME #3 – California Current. LME #4 – Gulf of California. LME #5 – Gulf of Mexico. LME #6 – Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf. LME #7 – Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf. LME #8 – Scotian Shelf. LME #9 – Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf. LME #10 – Insular Pacific-Hawaiian. LME #11 – Pacific Central-American Coastal. LME #12 – Caribbean Sea. LME #13 – Humboldt Current. LME #14 – Patagonian Shelf. LME #15 – South Brazil Shelf. LME #16 – East Brazil Shelf. LME #18 – West Greenland Shelf. LME #21 – Norwegian Sea. LME #22 – North Sea. LME #23 – Baltic Sea. LME #24 – Celtic-Biscay Shelf. LME #25 – Iberian Coastal. LME #26 – Mediterranean Sea. LME #28 – Guinea Current. LME #29 – Benguela Current. LME #30 – Agulhas Current. LME #31 – Somali Coastal Current. LME #32 – Arabian Sea. LME #34 – Bay of Bengal. LME #35 – Gulf of Thailand. LME #36 – South China Sea. LME #40 – Northeast Australian Shelf. LME #41 – East Central Australian Shelf. LME #42 – Southeast Australian Shelf. LME #47 – East China Sea. LME #48 – Yellow Sea. LME #49 – Kuroshio Current. LME #50 – Sea of Japan. LME #51 – Oyashio Current. LME #52 – Sea of Okhotsk. LME #53 – West Bering Sea. LME #60 – Faroe Plateau. LME #61 – Antarctic. LME #62 – Black Sea. LME #63 – Hudson Bay. CONCLUSIONS. REFERENCES. APPENDICES. Appendix A - Jellyfish Chronicles. Appendix B - Belief Indexes. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Fisheries Centre. University of British Columbia en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Fisheries Centre Research Reports, ISSN 1198-6727, v.19(5) en_US
dc.subject Jellyfish populations en_US
dc.subject Invasive species en_US
dc.subject Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) en_US
dc.subject Cnidaria en_US
dc.subject Ctenophora en_US
dc.subject Thaliacea en_US
dc.subject Salps en_US
dc.title Changing jellyfish populations: Trends in large marine ecosystems en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.text report en_US
dc.description.affiliation Fisheries Centre (FC) en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US
dc.rights.copyright Fisheries Centre. University of British Columbia. en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US


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