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Aquatic invasive species (AIS) cause significant damage to their host ecosystems, altering habitats and native species dynamics. Initiatives to improve our understanding and management of leading stressors of ecosystems like AIS are being developed through collaborative research within the Canadian ...
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The invasive tunicate species Ciona intestinalis (Linnaeus, 1767) has had an economic impact on the aquaculture of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis (Linnaeus, 1758) in Prince Edward Island (PEI). This tunicate fouls mussel socks suspended on long lines in the water and reduces both weight and numbers ...
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Abstract: The feeding behavior of algal consumers inhabiting sandy beaches and the consequences of this behavior on their performance are poorly understood. Food quality has been shown to influence the food preference of algal consumers. However, food preference can often be altered or subordinated ...
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Despite growing concern for biodiversity loss, many coastal areas remain unexplored and their species composition and ecology virtually unknown. This study addressed these issues for intertidal communities of one of the few Atlantic Canada marine protected areas (MPAs). A nested sampling design was ...
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The supply of planktonic larvae to adult populations is an important contributor to the spatial and temporal variability of benthic marine organisms. The ability to predict spatial patterns of larvae and recruits from the physical and biological processes that facilitate dispersal is required in ord...
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The European green crab (Carcinusmaenas) is a non-native invasive species to North America which has been found in the north-western At- lantic Ocean since the nineteenth century. In Prince Edward Island Canada, this species has been steadily increasing over the last 10 years, especially in estuarie...
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Patches of stranded macrophytes (wrack) are a distinctive feature of sandy beaches worldwide and a potential food subsidy for their resident communities. Despite their relevance, the spatial variation of wrack and its potential influence on upper shore beach organisms remain poorly understood. Wrack...
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The non-indigenous green crab (Carcinus maenas) is an important predator on bivalve wild beds in coastal areas worldwide. This study explored size-dependent green crab prey preference on American oysters (Crassostrea virginica), blue mussels (Mytilus edulis), and soft-shell clams (Mya arenaria) in a...
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The recent detection of the invasive colonial tunicate Diplosoma listerianum in Havre- Aubert, Magdalen Islands (Quebec, Canada) in 2008, prompted the development of a molecular assay as a method to detect and monitor for the potential invasion of this species in Prince Edward Island. The aim of thi...
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Blue mussel Mytilus edulis aquaculture lines and associated gear provide habitat for sessile and mobile epifaunal fouling organisms. Due to food limitations and substrate space, these species are likely to interact among themselves and with mussels. In some areas of Prince Edward Island and elsewher...
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The potential for predatory infaunal species to increase trophic complexity in marine sedimentary habitats has been debated in the past; however, the status of predatory infauna as a distinct trophic level remains controversial. Specifically, it is unclear whether these assemblages can be accurately...
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Naticid gastropod predators leave characteristic boreholes in the shells of their bivalve prey that allow the evaluation of spatial differences in occurrence and intensity of predation. This approach, extensively used in paleobiological research, was used to compare spatial variation in predation by...
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Given the logistical difficulties, cost, and time involved in species-level identifications, several authors have proposed the use of coarser taxonomic resolution (e.g. family, order) in studies of pollution. The use of surrogates instead of species relies on their sufficiency to detect community re...
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