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Demography of sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) ammocoete populations in relation to potential spawning-migration obstructions (2017)
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Nunn, A. D., Taylor, R. J., Cowx, I. G., Noble, R. A. A., Bolland, J. D., & Harvey, J. P. (2017). Demography of sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) ammocoete populations in relation to potential spawning-migration obstructions. Aquatic conservation : marine and freshwater ecosystems, 27(4), 764-772. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.2748

Copyright © 2017 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Recent advances in the understanding of lamprey migrations have led to concerns over the impacts of obstructions on the demography of many species. This study investigated sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) la... Read More

Establishing survey and monitoring protocols for the assessment of conservation status of fish populations in river Special Areas of Conservation in the UK (2008)
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Cowx, I. G., Harvey, J., Noble, R., & Nunn, A. D. (2008). Establishing survey and monitoring protocols for the assessment of conservation status of fish populations in river Special Areas of Conservation in the UK. Aquatic conservation : marine and freshwater ecosystems, 19(1), 96-103. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.968

1. Under the EC Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC), several rivers in the UK have been designated Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) because they support important populations of fish species. Several factors need to be considered when establishing sur... Read More

Winter diet and condition of two 0+ year cyprinid fish species in the lower River Trent, England (2008)
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Nunn, A. D., Harvey, J. P., & Cowx, I. G. (2008). Winter diet and condition of two 0+ year cyprinid fish species in the lower River Trent, England. Journal of fish biology, 72(6), 1529-1533. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01799.x

The winter diets of 0+ year juvenile dace Leuciscus leuciscus and roach Rutilus rutilus in the lower River Trent, England, were dominated by aufwuchs. There were no significant changes in the relative condition of either fish species over the winter.... Read More

Condition assessment of lamprey populations in the Yorkshire Ouse catchment, north-east England, and the potential influence of physical migration barriers (2007)
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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

Recruitment patterns of six species of cyprinid fishes in the lower River Trent, England (2002)
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Nunn, A. D., Cowx, I. G., & Harvey, J. P. (2002). Recruitment patterns of six species of cyprinid fishes in the lower River Trent, England. Ecology of freshwater fish, 11(2), 74-84. https://doi.org/10.1034...0633.2002.t01-1-00001.x

Fisheries data were collected for six species of 0-group cyprinid fishes from eight sites in the lower reaches of the River Trent, England, between May and October 1999 inclusive, using a micromesh seine net. Recruitment and growth patterns were obse... Read More