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Causes and consequences of ontogenetic dietary shifts: a global synthesis using fish models (2018)
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Sánchez-Hernández, J., Nunn, A. D., Adams, C. E., & Amundsen, P. (in press). Causes and consequences of ontogenetic dietary shifts: a global synthesis using fish models. Biological Reviews, doi:10.1111/brv.12468

Ontogenetic dietary shifts (ODSs), the changes in diet utilisation occurring over the life span of an individual consumer, are widespread in the animal kingdom. Understanding ODSs provides fundamental insights into the biological and ecological proce... Read More

New species of leafmining moths and bagworms in East Yorkshire : recent colonists or overlooked residents? (2017)
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Nunn, A. (in press). New species of leafmining moths and bagworms in East Yorkshire : recent colonists or overlooked residents?. The Entomologist's record and journal of variation, 129(3), 156-159

The historical scarcity of many leafmining moths in East Yorkshire (vice-county [VC] 61) (see Sutton & Beaumont, 1989) is at least partly due to a lack of recorder effort, and a number of apparently local or rare species are actually relatively wides... Read More

Environmental changes in a Mediterranean river : implications for the fish assemblage (2016)
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Sánchez-Hernández, J., & Nunn, A. D. (2016). Environmental changes in a Mediterranean river : implications for the fish assemblage. Ecohydrology, 9(8), (1439-1451). doi:10.1002/eco.1737. ISSN 1936-0584

This study examined the impacts of climate change on hydrology and fish population dynamics in a river in central Spain. The objectives were to: (i) contextualise long-term trends in the hydrology (1943–2012) and climate (1985–2011) of the study area... Read More

Diel variations in the assemblage structure and foraging ecology of larval and 0+ year juvenile fishes in a man-made floodplain waterbody (2016)
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Tewson, L. H., Cowx, I. G., & Nunn, A. D. (2016). Diel variations in the assemblage structure and foraging ecology of larval and 0+ year juvenile fishes in a man-made floodplain waterbody. Journal of fish biology, 88(4), (1486-1500). doi:10.1111/jfb.12924. ISSN 0022-1112

© 2016 The Fisheries Society of the British Isles. This study investigated diel variations in zooplankton composition and abundance, and the species composition, density, size structure, feeding activity, diet composition and prey selection of larval... Read More

Managed realignment for habitat compensation: Use of a new intertidal habitat by fishes (2015)
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Nunn, A., Clifton-Dey, D., & Cowx, I. (2016). Managed realignment for habitat compensation: Use of a new intertidal habitat by fishes. Ecological engineering, 87, (71-79). doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.11.009. ISSN 0925-8574

Managed realignment has become an increasingly common mechanism to increase the efficiency and sustainability of flood defences, reduce defence costs or compensate for habitat losses. This study investigated the use by fishes of a new intertidal habi... Read More

The habitat use of young-of-the-year fishes during and after floods of varying timing and magnitude in a constrained lowland river (2014)
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Bolland, J. D., Nunn, A. D., Lucas, M. C., & Cowx, I. G. (2015). The habitat use of young-of-the-year fishes during and after floods of varying timing and magnitude in a constrained lowland river. Ecological engineering, 75(February), (434-440). doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.12.009

Globally, channelisation and artificial levee construction have reduced rivers to single-thread channels isolated from their floodplains. These modifications may be particularly detrimental to fish during floods, because of increased severity of cond... Read More

Flow requirements of non-salmonids (2012)
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NOBLE, R. A., Bolland, J., WALTON, S., PEIRSON, G., HARVEY, J. P., Noble, R., …COWX, I. G. (2012). Flow requirements of non-salmonids. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 19(6), (548-556). doi:10.1111/fme.12017. ISSN 0969-997x

Research into the relationships between non-salmonid fish population dynamics and discharge is in its infancy compared with salmonids, thus compromising the ability to manage flows in rivers and maintain ecological status. This study reviews the pote... Read More

Restoring river connectivity: Prioritizing passage improvements for diadromous fishes and lampreys (2012)
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Cowx, I. G., & Nunn, A. D. (2012). Restoring river connectivity: Prioritizing passage improvements for diadromous fishes and lampreys. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment, 41(4), (402-409). doi:10.1007/s13280-012-0281-6. ISSN 0044-7447

Physical obstructions are becoming increasingly recognized as major factors influencing the migrations, population structures, spawning success and recruitment of freshwater organisms. This paper presents a simple but effective method, intended for u... Read More

Diel and seasonal variations in the population dynamics of Hemimysis anomala, a non-indigenous mysid: implications for surveillance and management (2012)
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Nunn, A., & Cowx, I. G. (2012). Diel and seasonal variations in the population dynamics of Hemimysis anomala, a non-indigenous mysid: implications for surveillance and management. Aquatic Invasions, 7(3), (357-365). doi:10.3391/ai.2012.7.3.007. ISSN 1798-6540

This study investigated diel and seasonal variations in the population dynamics of Hemimysis anomala, a non-indigenous mysid originating from the Ponto-Caspian region. There were strong diel variations in the abundance (catch-per-unit-effort; CPUE) o... Read More

The foraging ecology of larval and juvenile fishes (2011)
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Nunn, A. D., Tewson, L. H., & Cowx, I. G. (2012). The foraging ecology of larval and juvenile fishes. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 22(2), (377-408). doi:10.1007/s11160-011-9240-8. ISSN 0960-3166

Knowledge of the foraging ecology of fishes is fundamental both to understanding the processes that function at the individual, population and community levels, and for the management and conservation of their populations and habitats. Furthermore, t... Read More

The influence of parasitism on fish population success (2010)
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Longshaw, M., Frear, P. A., Nunn, A. D., Cowx, I. G., & Feist, S. W. (2010). The influence of parasitism on fish population success. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 17(5), (426-434). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2400.2010.00741.x. ISSN 0969-997x

The influence of parasitism on first-year growth and recruitment success of two cyprinid species in the Yorkshire Ouse catchment, England, was investigated using a 14-year dataset. This study demonstrated a significant role of parasitism in growth an... Read More