Top–down influence of resident and overwintering Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in a model marine ecosystem
Abstract:Conservation of predators presents challenges when predators affect prey populations that provide ecosystem services. Near Puget Sound, resident and overwintering populations of Bald Eagle (
Keywords: Anas spp; Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus); Bucephala spp; Larus spp; Melanitta spp; cascades trophiques; food webs; marine community ecology; pygargue à tête blanche (Haliaeetus leucocephalus); réseau trophique; trophic cascades; écologie des communautés marines
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Conservation Biology Division, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Seattle, WA 98112, USA. 2: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Science Division, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501, USA.
Publication date: July 19, 2012
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