Fisheries-induced changes of shoaling behaviour: mechanisms and potential consequences

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We outline key mechanisms by which fishing can change the shoaling tendency and collective behaviour of exploited species – an issue that is rarely considered and poorly understood.We highlight potential consequences for fish populations and food webs, and discuss possible repercussions for fisheries and conservation strategies.

Sbragaglia, V., Jolles, J. W., Coll, M., Arlinghaus, R. (2021). Fisheries- induced changes of shoaling behaviour: mechanisms and potential consequences. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, October 2021, Vol. 36, No.10.


Veröffentlicht : 2021
Erschienen in : Trends in Ecology & Evolution