- Loss of large predatory sharks from the Mediterranean SeaFrancesco Ferretti
Department of Biology, Life Sciences Centre, 1355 Oxford Street, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
Conserv Biol 22:952-64. 2008..Possible ecosystem effects of these losses involve a disruption of top-down control and a release of midlevel consumers...
- Patterns and ecosystem consequences of shark declines in the oceanFrancesco Ferretti
Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H4J1, Canada
Ecol Lett 13:1055-71. 2010..Yet more empirical evidence is needed to test the generality of these effects throughout the ocean...
- Predator decline leads to decreased stability in a coastal fish communityGregory L Britten
Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Ecol Lett 17:1518-25. 2014..These findings have important implications for the conservation and management of predators in marine ecosystems and provide empirical support for the theory of predatory control. ..