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Dowling 2 2001.pdf

Dowling et al. 2001. Feather mite loads influenced by salt exposure, age and reproductive stage in the Seychelles Warbler. JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY 32: 364–369. Copenhagen 2001

default Feeding strategies and population size in tropical Seabirds Popular

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Diamond, A.w. 1978. Feeding strategies and population size in tropical Seabirds. The American Naturalist, Jan-Feb 1978, Vol 112, No. 983

default Fishing induced trophic cascades results in coralline algal loss Popular

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O'Leary JK, McClanahan TR. 2010. Fishing induced trophic cascades results in coralline algal loss: a case study in Kenya challenges paradigms regarding grazer effects. Ecology 91: 3584-3597.

default Flightless Aldabra Rail (Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus) kills Black Rat. (Rattus rattus) Popular

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Wanless Aldabra rail kills rat Ostrich.pdf

Wanless, Ross. 2003. Flightless Aldabra Rail (Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus) kills Black Rat (Rattus rattus). Ostrich 2003, 74 (1&2): 134

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MHC in 3 warbler Hansson & richardson 2005.pdf

Hansson & Richardson. 2005. Genetic variation in two endangered Acrocephalus species compared to a widespread congener: estimates based on functional and random loci. Animal Conservation (2005) 8, 83–90 C

default Grandparent helpers: the adaptive Significance of older, post dominant helpers in the Seychelles war Popular

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Grandparent Helpers 2007.pdf

Richardson et al. 2007. Grandparent helpers: the adaptive Significance of older, post dominant helpers in the Seychelles warbler.  The Society for the Study of Evolution.
Evolution 2007

default Habitat Requirements of the Seychelles Black Paradise Flycatcher Popular

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SBPF habitat requirements.pdf

Currie, D., Bristol, R., Millett, J., Hill, M. Bristol, U., Parr, S. J. & Shah, N. J.2003. Habitat requirements of the Seychelles black paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina: a re-evaluation of translocation priorities. Ibis 145, 624-636.

default Habitat use by Seychelles Sooty Terns Sterna fuscata and implications for colony management Popular

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Biological_Conservation 1997. v81 pp69-76.pdf

Feare et al. 1997. Habitat use by Seychelles Sooty Terns Sterna fuscata and implications for colony management. Biological Conservation 81 (1997) 69 76 © 1997 Elsevier Science Ltd

pdf Harnessing fishery independent indicators to aid management of data-poor fisheries: weighing habitat and fishing effects Popular

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Nash et al 2016 Harnessing fishery independent indicators.pdf

Harnessing fishery independent indicators to aid management of data-poor fisheries: weighing habitat and fishing effects

State indicators, e.g., mean size and trophic level of the fish assemblage, can provide importantinsights into the effects of fishing on ecosystems and the resource potential of the fishery. On coral reefs, few studies have examined the relative effects of fishing and other drivers, such as habitat, on these indicators.In light of habitat heterogeneity and increasing habitat degradation, this lack of understanding limits the usefulness of indicators for monitoring the effect of fishery management actions. Identifying thresholds or nonlinearities in relationships between fishing pressure and state indicators has been suggested as a basis for biomass-based targets to support management efforts in low research capacity contexts.

default Hawksbill turtle monitoring in Cousin Island Special Reserve, Seychelles: an eight-fold increase Popular

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HawksbillTurtleCousin2010.pdf

Allen et al. 2010. Hawksbill turtle monitoring in Cousin Island Special Reserve, Seychelles: an eight-fold increase in annual nesting numbers. Endang Species Res 11: 195–200, 2010

default Helpers at the Nest Improve Late-Life Offspring Performance: Evidence from a Long-Term Study and a C Popular

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journal.pone.0033167.pdf

Brouwer L, Richardson DS, Komdeur J (2012). Helpers at the Nest Improve Late-Life Offspring Performance: Evidence from a Long-Term Study and a Cross-Foster Experiment. PLoS ONE 7(4): e33167. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033167

default Heterozygosity–fitness correlations in a bottlenecked island species: a case study on the Seychelles Popular

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hz fitness brouwer 2007.pdf

Brouwer et al. 2007. Heterozygosity–fitness correlations in a bottlenecked island species: a case study on the Seychelles warbler. Molecular Ecology (2007). doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03370.x

default Identifying Reefs of Hope and Hopeful Actions: Contextualizing Environmental, Ecological, and Social Popular

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Reefs of Hope_McLanahanConsBiol2009Hope.pdf

McClanahan. 2008. Identifying Reefs of Hope and Hopeful Actions: Contextualizing Environmental, Ecological, and Social Parameters to Respond Effectively to Climate Change. Conservation Biology

default Inbreeding in the Seychelles warbler: environment-dependent maternal effects Popular

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Richardson et al. 2004. Inbreeding in the Seychelles warbler: environment-dependent maternal effects. Evolution, 58(9), 2004, pp. 2037–2048

default Influence of date and body mass at fledging on long-term Survival of Sooty terns Sterna fuscata Popular

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Fledging massdate.pdf

FEARECHRIS, J. 2002. Influence of date and body mass at fledging on long-term Survival of Sooty terns Sterna fuscata. Marine Ornithology 30: 46–47 (2002)

default Influence of Drought and Shade on Seedling Growth of Native and Invasive Trees in the Seychelles Popular

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Schumacher_Biotropica_08.pdf

Schumacher, E., Küffer, C., Tobler, M., Gmür, V., Edwards, P.J., Dietz, H.  (2008)  Influence of Drought and Shade on Seedling Growth of Native and Invasive Trees in the Seychelles  Biotropica 40, 543-549

default Influence of light and nutrient conditions on seedling growth of native and invasive trees in the Se Popular

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Schumacher_BiolInv_09.pdf

Schumacher, E., Küffer, C., Edwards, P.J., Dietz, H.  (2009)  Influence of light and nutrient conditions on seedling growth of native and invasive trees in the Seychelles  Biological Invasions 11, 1941-1954.

default Interisland movements by Seychelles Magpie Robin Popular

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Interisland movements by Seychelles Magpie Robin.pdf

Shah,N.J. and Parr, S. 1999. Inter-island movements by Seychelles Magpie-robins Copsychus sechellarum: attempts at re-colonisation? Bird Conservation International 9:283-286.

default Invasive trees show only weak potential to impact nutrient dynamics in phosphorus-poor tropical fore Popular

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Kueffer_FunctionalEcology_08.pdf

Küffer, C., Klingler, G., Zirfass, K., Schumacher, E., Edwards, P.J., Güsewell, S.  (2008)  Invasive trees show only weak potential to impact nutrient dynamics in phosphorus-poor tropical forests in the Seychelles.  Functional Ecology, 22, 359–366.

default Island Invasives: Eradication and Management Popular

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IslandInvasives.pdf

C. R. Veitch, M. N. Clout, and D. R. Towns (eds). Island Invasives: Eradication and Management Proceedings of the International Conference on Island Invasives. 2011. Occasional Paper of the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) No. 42

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