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Optimising hydropower development and ecosystem services in the Kafue River, Zambia (2018)
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Cowx, I. G., Lungu, A., & Kalonga, M. (2018). Optimising hydropower development and ecosystem services in the Kafue River, Zambia. Marine and Freshwater Research, 69(12), 1974-1982. doi:10.1071/MF18132

Fisheries are an important resource in Zambia, but are experiencing overexploitation and are under increasing pressure from external development activities that are compromising river ecosystem services and functioning. One such system is the Kafue F... Read More

Integrated planning framework for successful river restoration projects: upscaling lessons learnt from European case studies (2017)
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Angelopoulos, N. V., Cowx, I. G., & Buijse, A. D. (2017). Integrated planning framework for successful river restoration projects: upscaling lessons learnt from European case studies. Environmental science & policy, 76, (12-22). doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.005. ISSN 1462-9011

Despite considerable investment in river restoration projects, there is still limited information on the efficacy and success of river restoration activities. One of the main reasons is poor or improper project design, resulting in common problems su... Read More

Socio-economic drivers of specialist anglers targeting the non-native European catfish (Silurus glanis) in the UK (2017)
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Rees, E. M. A., Edmonds-Brown, V. R., Alam, M. F., Wright, R. M., Britton, J. R., Davies, G. D., & Cowx, I. G. (2017). Socio-economic drivers of specialist anglers targeting the non-native European catfish (Silurus glanis) in the UK. PloS one, 12(6), e0178805. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0178805

© 2017 Rees et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credi... Read More

Designing a global assessment of climate change on inland fishes and fisheries: knowns and needs (2017)
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Paukert, C. P., Lynch, A. J., Beard, T. D., Chen, Y., Cooke, S. J., Cooperman, M. S., …Winfield, I. J. (2017). Designing a global assessment of climate change on inland fishes and fisheries: knowns and needs. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 27(2), 393-409. doi:10.1007/s11160-017-9477-y

© 2017, Springer International Publishing Switzerland (outside the USA). To date, there are few comprehensive assessments of how climate change affects inland finfish, fisheries, and aquaculture at a global scale, but one is necessary to identify res... Read More

Grand Challenges in the Management and Conservation of North American Inland Fishes and Fisheries (2017)
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Lynch, A. J., Cooke, S. J., Beard, T. D., Kao, Y., Lorenzen, K., Song, A. M., …Youn, S. (2017). Grand Challenges in the Management and Conservation of North American Inland Fishes and Fisheries. Fisheries, 42(2), 115-124. doi:10.1080/03632415.2017.1259945

Even with long-standing management and extensive science support, North American inland fish and fisheries still face many conservation and management challenges. We used a grand challenges approach to identify critical roadblocks that if removed wou... Read More

Motivations of recreational fishers involved in fish habitat management (2017)
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Copeland, C., Baker, E., Koehn, J. D., Morris, S. G., & Cowx, I. G. (2017). Motivations of recreational fishers involved in fish habitat management. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 24(1), 82-92. doi:10.1111/fme.12204

© 2017 John Wiley & Sons Ltd This study profiled the motivations of recreational fishers involved in habitat management activities in Australia, USA, UK and Ireland. Fishers were surveyed using an online questionnaire. Primary motivations for invol... Read More

Linking environmental flows to sediment dynamics (2016)
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De Jalón, D. G., Bussettini, M., Rinaldi, M., Grant, G., Friberg, N., Cowx, I. G., …Buijse, T. (2017). Linking environmental flows to sediment dynamics. Water policy : official journal of the World Water Council, 19(2), 358-375. doi:10.2166/wp.2016.106

© 2017 The Authors. This is a policy discussion paper aimed at addressing possible alternative approaches for environmental flows (e- Flows) assessment and identification within the context of best strategies for fluvial restoration. We focus on damm... Read More

Small-scale coastal fisheries in European Seas are not what they were: Ecological, social and economic changes (2016)
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Lloret, J., Cowx, I. G., Cabral, H., Castro, M., Font, T., Gonçalves, J. M., …Erzini, K. (2018). Small-scale coastal fisheries in European Seas are not what they were: Ecological, social and economic changes. Marine Policy, 98, 176-186. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2016.11.007

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. Coastal, small-scale fisheries (SSF), whether artisanal (professional) or recreational, represent important socioeconomic activities across Europe that are currently undergoing a number of changes. This paper reviews and analyses... 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