Ecosystem Models and Modeling

Neil Gribble, Jerald Ault, Carl Walters, Villy Christensen, Patrick Lehodey, Jeff Polovina

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEcosystem-Based Fisheries Management in the Western Pacific
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9780813821542
StatePublished - May 23 2011


  • Conceptualization of relationship-between management questions, data and models
  • Ecosystem modeling work, understanding of basic ecosystem attributes-what is known about ecosystems
  • Ecosystem modeling, incorporation-assumptions, explanations and confounding factors
  • Ecosystem models and modeling
  • Ecosystem-based fisheries management-in Australia's GBR, two fundamental approaches
  • Five typical vertical movement behaviors-three-layer and two-prey-type pelagic system
  • Insight into management problems-the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) prawn trawl fishery
  • Participants in GBR fisheries-pursuit of target and bycatch species
  • Species and functional groups-Northern GBR prawn trawling model, trophic position
  • Value-scaling in decisions-about ultimate use of ecosystem modeling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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