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Capelin (Mallotus villosus)
Species

  • Sandvik, H., Barrett, R.T., Erikstad, K.E., Myksvoll, M., Vikebø, F., Yoccoz, N.G., Anker-Nilssen, T., Lorentsen, S-H., Reiertsen, T.K. Skaröhamar, J., Skern-Mauritzen, M. & Systad, G.H. (2016) "Modelled drift patterns of fish larvae link coastal morphology to seabird colony distribution" Nature Communications 7:11599
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms11599
  • Barrett, R.T. (2015) "Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica chick growth in relation to food load composition" Seabird 28:17-29
    [notes]
    http://www.seabirdgroup.org.uk/
  • Buren A.D., Koen-Alonso M., Pepin P., Mowbray F., Nakashima, B., Stenson, G., Ollerhead, N. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2014) "Bottom-Up Regulation of Capelin, a Keystone Forage Species" PLoS ONE 9(2):e87589
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0087589
  • Crook, K.A. & Davoren, G.K. (2014) "Underwater behaviour of common murres foraging on capelin: influences of prey density and antipredator behaviour" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 501:279-290
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10696
  • Durant, J.M., Skern-Mauritzen, M., Krasnov, Y.V., Nikolaeva, N.G., Lindstrøm, U. & Dolgov, A. (2014) "Temporal Dynamics of Top Predators Interactions in the Barents Sea" PLoS ONE 9(11): e110933
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110933
  • Bennett, S.G., Burke, C.M., Hedd, A. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2013) "Comparison of Capelin Mallotus villosus in the prey loads of Common Murres Uria aalge and Northern Gannets Morus bassanus foraging from the same breeding site in the northwest Atlantic" Marine Ornithology 41(2):179-182
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  • Erikstad, K.E., Reiertsen, T.K., Barrett, R.T, Vikebø, F. & Sandvik, H. (2013) "Seabird–fish interactions: the fall and rise of a common guillemot Uria aalge population" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 475:267-276
    [notes]
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps10084

  • Buren, A.D., Koen-Alonso, M. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2012) "Linking predator diet and prey availability: common murres and capelin in the Northwest Atlantic" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 445:25-35
    [notes]
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps09465

  • Bugge, J. Barrett, R.T., & Pedersen, T. (2011) "Optimal foraging in chick-raising Common Guillemots (Uria aalge)" J Ornithol 152:253-259
    [notes]
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-010-0578-9

  • Regular, P.M., Davoren, G.K., Hedd, A. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2010) "Crepuscular foraging by a pursuit-diving seabird: tactics of common murres in response to the diel vertical migration of capelin" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 415:295-304
    [notes]
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08752

  • Burke, C.M. & Montevecchi, W.A. (2009) "The foraging decisions of a central place foraging seabird in response to fluctuations in local prey conditions" Journal of Zoology 278(4): 354-361
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.2009.00584.x
  • Elliott, K.H., Woo, K.J., Gaston, A.J., Benvenuti, S., Dall'Antonia, L. & Davoren, G.K. (2009) "Central-Place Foraging in an Arctic Seabird Provides Evidence for Storer-Ashmole's Halo" The Auk 126(3):613-625
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/auk.2009.08245
  • Doody, L.M., Wilhelm, S.I., McKay, D.W., Walsh, C.J. & Storey, A.E. (2008) "The effects of variable foraging conditions on common murre (Uria aalge) corticosterone concentrations and parental provisioning" Hormones and Behavior 53 (1):140–148
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2007.09.009
  • Wilhelm, S.I., Walsh, C.J. & Storey, A.E. (2008) "Time budgets of Common Murres vary in relation to inshore Capelin availability" Condor 110 (2):316-325
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/cond.2008.8440
  • Davoren, G.K. (2007) "Effects of Gill-Net Fishing on Marine Birds in a Biological Hotspot in the Northwest Atlantic" Conservation Biology 21(4):1032-1045
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00694.x
  • Speckman, S.G., Piatt, J.F., Minte-Vera, C.V. & Parrish, J.K. (2005) "Parallel structure amongst environmental gradients and three trophic levels in a subarctic estuary" Prog. Ocean 66:25-65
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2005.04.001
  • Speckman, S.G. (2004) "Characterizing fish schools in relation to the marine environment and their use by seabirds in lower Cook Inlet, Alaska." PhD diss., University of Washington
    [notes]
    https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/handle/1773/5301
  • Davoren, G.K., & Montevecchi, W.A. (2003) "Consequences of foraging trip duration on provisioning behaviour and fledging condition of common murres Uria aalge" J. Avian Biol. 34, 44-53
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1034/j.1600-048X.2003.03008.x
  • Davoren, G.K., & Montevecchi, W.A. & Anderson, J.T. (2003) "Distributional patterns of a marine bird and its prey: habitat selection based on prey and cospecific behaviour" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 256:229-242
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps256229
  • Davoren, G.K., Montevecchi, W.A., & Anderson, J.T. (2003) "Search Strategies of a Pursuit-Diving Marine Bird and the Persistence of Prey Patches" Ecological Monographs 73(3):463-481
    [notes]
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/4134800
  • Decker, M.B. & Hunt, G.L.jr (1996) "Foraging by murres (Uria spp.) at tidal fronts surrounding the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, USA" Mar Ecol Prog Ser 139:1-10
    [notes]
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps139001

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