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Condition assessment of lamprey populations in the Yorkshire Ouse catchment, north-east England, and the potential influence of physical migration barriers (2007)
Journal Article
Nunn, A. D., Harvey, J. P., Noble, R. A. A., & Cowx, I. G. (2008). Condition assessment of lamprey populations in the Yorkshire Ouse catchment, north-east England, and the potential influence of physical migration barriers. Aquatic conservation : marine and freshwater ecosystems, 18(2), 175-189. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.863

1. River lamprey (Lampetra fluviatilis) and sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) are designated features of the River Derwent Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and the Humber Estuary (a possible SAC). This study determined the condition of lamprey popul... Read More

Fish, climate and the Gulf Stream: the influence of abiotic factors on the recruitment success of cyprinid fishes in lowland rivers (2007)
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Nunn, A. D., Harvey, J. P., Britton, J. R., Frear, P. A., & Cowx, I. G. (2007). Fish, climate and the Gulf Stream: the influence of abiotic factors on the recruitment success of cyprinid fishes in lowland rivers. Freshwater biology, 52(8), 1576-1586. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01789.x

1. Climatic effects are increasingly being recognised as an important factor causing inter-annual variability in organism abundances in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. This study investigated the relationships between water temperature (cumulativ... Read More

Variations in the spawning periodicity of eight fish species in three English lowland rivers over a 6 year period, inferred from 0+year fish length distributions (2007)
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Nunn, A. D., Harvey, J. P., & Cowx, I. G. (2007). Variations in the spawning periodicity of eight fish species in three English lowland rivers over a 6 year period, inferred from 0+year fish length distributions. Journal of fish biology, 70(4), 1254-1267. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01415.x

The spawning periodicity of eight fish species was investigated in three English lowland rivers over a 6 year period from patterns in 0+ year fish standard length (L-S) distributions. A single cohort of 0+ year dace Leuciscus leuciscus, roach Rutilus... Read More

Benefits to 0+fishes of connecting man-made waterbodies to the lower River Trent, England (2007)
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Nunn, A. D., Harvey, J. P., & Cowx, I. G. (2007). Benefits to 0+fishes of connecting man-made waterbodies to the lower River Trent, England. River Research and Applications, 23(4), 361-376. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.993

Floodplain waterbodies are reputed to enhance recruitment of riverine fish populations via provision of spawning and nursery habitat, refuge from floods, and increased availability of planktonic food resources compared with main river channels. Notwi... Read More

The food and feeding relationships of larval and 0+year juvenile fishes in lowland rivers and connected waterbodies. II. Prey selection and the influence of gape (2007)
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Nunn, A. D., Harvey, J. P., & Cowx, I. G. (2007). The food and feeding relationships of larval and 0+year juvenile fishes in lowland rivers and connected waterbodies. II. Prey selection and the influence of gape. Journal of fish biology, 70(3), 743-757. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01335.x

The relative importance of taxa- and size-specific prey selection, and the influence of gape on the prey consumed by the larvae and 0+ year juveniles of four fish species were investigated in 'main river', 'marina' and 'pond' macrohabitats in the low... Read More

The food and feeding relationships of larval and 0+year juvenile fishes in lowland rivers and connected waterbodies. I. Ontogenetic shifts and interspecific diet similarity (2007)
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Nunn, A. D., Harvey, J. P., & Cowx, I. G. (2007). The food and feeding relationships of larval and 0+year juvenile fishes in lowland rivers and connected waterbodies. I. Ontogenetic shifts and interspecific diet similarity. Journal of fish biology, 70(3), 726-742. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01334.x

Many fish species are zooplanktivorous at the onset of exogenous feeding, but distinct shifts in their foraging biology may occur with development. This study investigated the food and feeding relationships of the larvae and 0+ year juveniles of 13 f... Read More