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Top 25 References on High-Seas Bottom Trawling

Papers:
Auster, PJ & RW Langton. 1999. The effects of fishing on fish habitat. In Fish Habitat: Essential Fish Habitat and Rehabilitation, LR Benaka (ed). Bethesda: American Fisheries Society, pp 150-187.

Clark, M& R O'Driscoll. 2003. Deepwater fisheries and aspects of their impact on seamount habitat in New Zealand. Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Science 31: 441-458. [PDF]

Costello, MJ, M McCrea, A Freiwald, T Lundalv, L Jonsson, BJ Bett,TCE van Weering, H de Haas, JM Roberts & D Allen. 2005. Role of cold-water Lophelia pertusa coral reefs as habitat in the NE Atlantic. In Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems, A Freiwald & JM Roberts (eds). Berlin: Springer-Verlag, pp 771-805. [PDF]

Devine, JA, KD Baker & RL Haedrich. 2006. Deep-sea fishes qualify as endangered: a shift from shelf fisheries to the deep sea is exhausting late-maturing species that recover only slowly. Nature 439(5): 29. [PDF]

Fosså, JH, PB Mortensen & DM Furevik. 2002. The deep water coral Lophelia pertusa in Norwegian waters: distribution and fishery impacts. Hydrobiologia 471: 1-12. [PDF]

Freese, L, PJ Auster, J Heifetz & L Wing. 1999. Effects of trawling on seafloor habitat and associated invertebrate taxa in the Gulf of Alaska. Marine Ecology Progress Series 182: 119-126.

Frid, CLJ, KG Harwood, SJ Hall & JA Hall. Long-term changes in the benthic communities on North Sea fishing grounds. 2000. ICES Journal of Marine Science 57: 1303-1309. [PDF]

Gage, JD, JM Roberts, JP Hartley & JD Humphery. 2005. Potential impacts of deep-sea trawling on the benthic ecosystem along the Northern European continental margin: a review. In Benthic Habitats and the Effects of Fishing: American Fisheries Society Symposium 41, PW Barnes and JP Thomas (eds). Bethesda: American Fisheries Society: 503-518.

Grehan, AJ, V Unnithan, K Olu-Le Roy & J Opderbecke. 2005. Fishing impacts on Irish deepwater coral reefs: making a case for coral conservation. In Benthic Habitats and the Effects of Fishing: American Fisheries Society Symposium 41, PW Barnes and JP Thomas (eds). Bethesda: American Fisheries Society: 819-832.

Hall-Spencer, J, V Allain & JH Fosså. 2002. Trawling damage to Northeast Atlantic ancient coral reefs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B- Biological Sciences 269(1490): 507-511. [PDF]

Husebø, Å, L Nøttestad, JH Fosså, D.M. Furevik, S.B. Jørgensen. 2002. Distribution and abundance of fish in deep-sea coral habitats. Hydrobiologia 471: 91-99. [PDF]

ICES. 2005. Report of the Working Group on Deep-water Ecology (WGDEC), 8-11 March 2005, Copenhagen. ICES CM 2005/ACE:02. 76 p. (Download PDF from ICES' website)

Koslow, JA, GW Boehlert, JDM Gordon, RL Haedrich, P Lorance & N Parin. 2000. Continental slope and deep-sea fisheries: implications for a fragile ecosystem. ICES Journal of Marine Science 57: 548-557. [PDF]

Koslow, JA, K Gowlett-Holmes, JK Lowry, T O'Hara,GCB Poor & A Williams. 2001. Seamount benthic macrofauna off southern Tasmania: community structure and impacts of trawling. Marine Ecology Progress Series 213: 111-125. [PDF]

Lindholm, JB, PJ Auster & LS Kaufman. 1999. Habitat-mediated survivorship of juvenile (0-year) Atlantic cod Gadus morhua. Marine Ecology Progress Series 180: 247-255.

Morgan, LE & R Chuenpagdee. 2003. Shifting Gears: Addressing the Collateral Impacts of Fishing Methods in U.S. Waters. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 42p. [PDF]

Probert, PK, DG McKnight & SL Grove. 1997. Benthic invertebrate bycatch from a deep-water trawl fishery, Chatham Rise, New Zealand. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 7: 27-40. [PDF]

Roberts, CM. 2002. Deep impact: the rising toll of fishing in the deep sea. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 17(5): 242-245. [PDF]

Rogers, AD. 1999. The biology of Lophelia pertusa (LINNAEUS 1758) and other deep-water reef-forming corals and impacts from human activities. International Review of Hydrobiology 84(4): 315-406.

Watling, L. 2005. The global destruction of bottom habitats by mobile fishing gears. In Marine Conservation Biology, EA Norse & LB Crowder (eds). Washington DC: Island Press: 198-210. [PDF]

Watling, L & EA Norse. 1998. Disturbance of the seabed by mobile fishing gear: a comparison with forest clear-cutting. Conservation Biology 12(6): 1189-1197. [PDF]

Books:
Barnes, PW & JP Thomas (eds). 2005. Benthic Habitats and the Effects of Fishing: American Fisheries Society Symposium 41. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda MD. (More info from publisher)

Benaka, L (ed). 1999. Fish Habitat: Essential Fish Habitat and Rehabilitation: American Fisheries Society Symposium 22. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda MD. (More info from publisher)

Freiwald, A & JM Roberts (eds). 2005. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (More info from publisher)

Lindeboom, HJ & SJ de Groot (eds). 1998. The Effects of Different Types of Fisheries on the North and Irish Sea Benthic Ecosystems: NIOZ Rapport 1998-1. Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), Texel.

National Research Council. 2002. Effects of trawling and dredging on seafloor habitat. National Academies Press, Washington DC. (More info from publisher)

Watling, L & M Risk (eds). 2002. Special Issue on Biology of Cold Water Corals: Proceedings of the First International Deep-Sea Coral Symposium. Hydrobiologia volume 471.

Willison JHM et al (eds). 2001. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Deep-Sea Corals. Ecology Action Centre and Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax, Nova Scotia. (More info from publisher)

 

 

 

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