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Four Regional Marine Biodiversity Studies: Approaches and Contributions to Ecosystem-Based Management

  • Sara L. Ellis mail,

    sara.ellis.33@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Aquatic Systems Group, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, United States of America

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  • Lewis S. Incze,

    Affiliation: Aquatic Systems Group, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, United States of America

    Current address: School of Marine Sciences, Darling Marine Center, University of Maine, Walpole, Maine, United States of America

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  • Peter Lawton,

    Affiliation: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, St. Andrews Biological Station, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada

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  • Henn Ojaveer,

    Affiliation: Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Pärnu, Estonia

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  • Brian R. MacKenzie,

    Affiliations: National Institute for Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark (DTU-Aqua), Charlottenlund, Denmark, Department of Marine Ecology, University of Aarhus, c/o DTU-Aqua, Charlottenlund, Denmark, Department of Biology, Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • C. Roland Pitcher,

    Affiliation: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Marine and Atmospheric Research, Cleveland, Australia

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  • Thomas C. Shirley,

    Affiliation: Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

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  • Margit Eero,

    Affiliation: Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Pärnu, Estonia

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  • John W. Tunnell Jr,

    Affiliation: Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

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  • Peter J. Doherty,

    Affiliation: Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

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  • Brad M. Zeller

    Affiliation: Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Fisheries Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: April 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018997
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Sara L. Ellis, Lewis S. Incze
Aquatic Systems Group, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, United States of America
Peter Lawton
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, St. Andrews Biological Station, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada
Henn Ojaveer, Margit Eero
Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Pärnu, Estonia
Brian R. MacKenzie
National Institute for Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark (DTU-Aqua), Charlottenlund, Denmark
Brian R. MacKenzie
Department of Marine Ecology, University of Aarhus, c/o DTU-Aqua, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Brian R. MacKenzie
Department of Biology, Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
C. Roland Pitcher
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Marine and Atmospheric Research, Cleveland, Australia
Thomas C. Shirley, John W. Tunnell Jr
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America
Peter J. Doherty
Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Brad M. Zeller
Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Fisheries Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: sara.ellis.33@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the paper: SLE LSI PL HO BRM CRP TCS. Conceived the manuscript: LSI SLE PL. Contributed to regional case studies: ME (B-HMAP); PJD BMZ (GBRSB); JWT (GoMx).