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Measuring biodiversity in marine ecosystems
Powers, J.E. (2010). Measuring biodiversity in marine ecosystems. Nature (Lond.) 468(7322): 385-386
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
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Keywords
    Biodiversity; Catch statistics; Data; Data collections; Ecology; Ecosystems; Indicators; Marine fisheries; Trophic levels; Marine

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  • Powers, J.E.

Abstract
    The use of catch data to determine indicators of biodiversity such as 'mean trophic level' does not adequately measure ecosystem changes induced by fishing. Improved ways to assess those changes are required.

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