Intensive fishing of marine consumers causes a dramatic shift in the benthic habitat on temperate rocky reefs
Elisabeth MA Strain, Craig R Johnson
Marine Biology | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2012
We thank those who assisted with fieldwork, particularly Ryan Downie, Richard Holmes and David Sinn. This study was part of a Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Joint PhD Program in Quantitative Marine Science and supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award. The research was supported by Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute and Tasmanian Abalone Council grants. We thank the individuals from these organizations that participated in collecting the data. We thank the editor and two anonymous referees for their valuable comments to the manuscript and their constructive suggestions.