BMS Read List
 
  Self-foraging vs facilitated foraging by Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) at the Frisian Front, the Netherlands
Researchers found that, in the southern North Sea, the top meter of the water column has a large enough natural prey base for self-foraging; however, Lesser Black-backed Gulls were found to rely mainly on facilitated foraging.
  Loss of seagrass results in changes to benthic infaunal community structure and decreased secondary production.
The York River, part of the Chesapeake Bay system, has lost an estimated 35% of benthic secondary productivity from 1971 to 2016 due to the loss of seagrass beds to unvegetated substrate. This loss could have negative consequences for the productivity of the system.
  Proceedings of the 11th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Celebrating its 40th year, the 11th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management recognizes the major advances in lobster research.
  The ecology and conservation of Cuba's coastal and marine ecosystems
This special issue celebrates Cuban marine science and conservation efforts, while recognizing that improved relations and increased tourism and trade could put some natural areas at risk.