Some cautionary notes on fisheries evolutionary impact assessments.

  • Kinnison M
  • Palkovacs E
  • Darimont C
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We commend Andersen and Brander (1) for seeking to link fisheries-induced trait change to its broader ecological and commercial consequences. However, we offer some cautionary notes, particularly where such professed evolutionary impact assessments are used to ascribe the relative urgency of managing fisheries-induced trait change versus other aspects of harvest.

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  • Animals
  • Ecosystem
  • Evolution
  • Fisheries
  • Fisheries: standards
  • Fisheries: statistics & numerical data
  • Fishes
  • Fishes: genetics
  • Fishes: physiology
  • Molecular
  • Phenotype

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  • Michael T Kinnison

  • Eric P Palkovacs

  • Chris T Darimont

  • Stephanie M Carlson

  • Paul C Paquet

  • Christopher C Wilmers

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