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Refinement of acoustic-tagging protocol for twaite shad Alosa fallax (Lacépède), a species sensitive to handling and sedation (2019)
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Bolland, J. D., Nunn, A. D., Angelopoulos, N. V., Dodd, J. R., Davies, P., Gutmann Roberts, C., …Cowx, I. G. (2019). Refinement of acoustic-tagging protocol for twaite shad Alosa fallax (Lacépède), a species sensitive to handling and sedation. Fisheries research, 212, 183-187. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2018.12.006

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. Telemetry investigations to gather essential information about fish migrations are reliant on the behaviour, condition and survival of the animals being unaltered by the tagging procedure. Twaite shad (Alosa fallax Lacépède; 'sha... Read More

Comparison of attraction, entrance and passage of downstream migrant American eels (Anguilla rostrata) through airlift and siphon deep entrance bypass systems (2018)
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Baker, N., Haro, A., Watten, B., Noreika, J., & Bolland, J. D. (2019). Comparison of attraction, entrance and passage of downstream migrant American eels (Anguilla rostrata) through airlift and siphon deep entrance bypass systems. Ecological engineering, 126, 74-82. doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.10.011

© 2018 Downstream migrating anguillid eels face many barriers including turbines and pumps at impoundments for water abstraction, power generation and water level control, when attempting to exit the freshwater catchment to reach spawning grounds. Mu... Read More

Upstream passage of adult sea trout (Salmo trutta) at a low-head weir with an Archimedean screw hydropower turbine and co-located fish pass (2018)
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Dodd, J. R., Bolland, J. D., Hateley, J., Cowx, I. G., Walton, S. E., Cattaneo, M. E. G. V., & Noble, R. A. A. (2018). Upstream passage of adult sea trout (Salmo trutta) at a low-head weir with an Archimedean screw hydropower turbine and co-located fish pass. Marine and Freshwater Research, 69(12), 1822-1833. doi:10.1071/MF18125

© 2018 CSIRO. The exploitation of riverine systems for renewable energy has resulted in large numbers of small-scale hydropower schemes on low-head weirs. Although considered a clean and 'green' energy source in terms of emissions, hydropower can aff... Read More

Small Water Bodies in Great Britain and Ireland: Ecosystem function, human-generated degradation, and options for restorative action (2018)
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Riley, W. D., Potter, E. C., Biggs, J., Collins, A. L., Jarvie, H. P., Jones, J. I., …Siriwardena, G. M. (2018). Small Water Bodies in Great Britain and Ireland: Ecosystem function, human-generated degradation, and options for restorative action. The Science of the total environment, 645, 1598-1616. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.243

© 2018 Small, 1st and 2nd-order, headwater streams and ponds play essential roles in providing natural flood control, trapping sediments and contaminants, retaining nutrients, and maintaining biological diversity, which extend into downstream reaches... Read More

Win, win, win: Low cost baffle fish pass provides improved passage efficiency, reduced passage time and broadened passage flows over a low-head weir (2018)
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Dodd, J. R., Cowx, I. G., & Bolland, J. D. (2018). Win, win, win: Low cost baffle fish pass provides improved passage efficiency, reduced passage time and broadened passage flows over a low-head weir. Ecological engineering, 120(September 2018), 68-75. doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.05.028

The number of low-head barriers to fish migration far outweighs the number of large magnitude barriers and thus the cumulative negative impact on fish communities could also be far greater. Removal of man-made obstructions to fish migration is the mo... 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

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

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). doi:10.1002/aqc.2748. ISSN 1052-7613

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

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

Do fish go with the flow? The effects of periodic and episodic flow pulses on 0+ fish biomass in a constrained lowland river (2016)
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Walton, S. E., Nunn, A. D., Probst, W. N., Bolland, J. D., Acreman, M. C., & Cowx, I. G. (2017). Do fish go with the flow? The effects of periodic and episodic flow pulses on 0+ fish biomass in a constrained lowland river. Ecohydrology, 10(1), doi:10.1002/eco.1777

The hydrological regime is a significant driver of fish population dynamics in rivers, but there is a dearth of information regarding the mechanisms behind its effects on temperate species, especially non-salmonids. This study investigated the effect... 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfb.12924

© 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

Challenges in fisheries management in the Zambezi, one of the great rivers of Africa (2015)
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Tweddle, D., Cowx, I. G., Peel, R. A., & Weyl, O. L. F. (2015). Challenges in fisheries management in the Zambezi, one of the great rivers of Africa. Fisheries Management and Ecology, 22(1), 99-111. doi:10.1111/fme.12107

© 2015 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Almost all fisheries in the Zambezi River system have experienced severe declines in catch rates, loss of larger, most valuable fish species, and increased use of environmentally damaging active fishing gears. The fish... 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

Problem-based learning supported by semantic techniques (2012)
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Lozano, E., Gracia, J., Corcho, O., Noble, R. A., & Gómez-Pérez, A. (2015). Problem-based learning supported by semantic techniques. Interactive Learning Environments, 23(1), 37-54. doi:10.1080/10494820.2012.745431

Problem-based learning has been applied over the last three decades to a diverse range of learning environments. In this educational approach, different problems are posed to the learners so that they can develop different solutions while learning ab... 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

Benefits and Risks of Adopting the Global Code of Practice for Recreational Fisheries (2012)
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Arlinghaus, R., Beard, T. D., Cooke, S. J., & Cowx, I. G. (2012). Benefits and Risks of Adopting the Global Code of Practice for Recreational Fisheries. Fisheries, 37(4), (165-172). doi:10.1080/03632415.2012.666473. ISSN 0363-2415

Recreational fishing constitutes the dominant or sole use of many fish stocks, particularly in freshwater ecosystems in Western industrialized countries. However, despite their social and economic importance, recreational fisheries are generally guid... 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