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Past Principal Investigators
  • Myers, Ransom - in memoriam
  • Julia K. Baum
    Post-Doctoral Fellow
    David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow
    Department of Biological Sciences,
    Life Sciences Centre
    Dalhousie University
    Halifax, N.S., Canada, B3H 4R2
    ph: (858) 752-0633, fax (858) 822-1267

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography,
    University of California, San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla CA
    California 92093-0202, U.S.A.
    Phone: 858-752-0633
    Email: juliakbaum-replace-gmail.com


    Baum, J.K. et al. Estimating trends in abundance from fishery-dependent data: recent changes in northwest Atlantic pelagic shark populations. In prep.

    Myers, R.A., J.K. Baum, T.D. Shepherd, S.P. Powers, and C.H. Peterson. . 2007. Cascading effects of the loss of apex predatory sharks from a coastal ocean. Science 315:1846-1850.   pdf     Supporting Online Material  Press Material on www.globalshark.ca

    Baum, J.K. 2005. Overexploitation of highly vulnerable species: towards rational management & restoration of sharks. In: Principles of Conservation Biology. 3rd Edition, M.J. Groom, G.K. Meffe, and C.R. Carroll eds, pp.278-280. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Sunderland, Massachusetts.

    Baum, J.K. and A.C.J. Vincent. 2005. Magnitude and inferred impacts of the seahorse trade in Latin America. Environmental Conservation. 32(4): 305-319.

    Baum, J.K., D. Kehler, and R.A. Myers. 2005. Robust estimates of decline for pelagic shark populations in the northwest Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Fisheries. 30(10): 27-30.

    Baum, J.K., J.M. McPherson, and R.A. Myers. 2005. Farming need not replace fishing if stocks are rebuilt. Nature. 437(7055): 26-26.

    Hutchings, J.A. and J.K. Baum. 2005. Measuring marine fish biodiversity: temporal changes in abundance, life history, and demography. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 360:315-338. pdf

    Baum, J.K. 2004. COSEWIC Status report on porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, Ottawa, 54pp.

    Baum, J.K. and R.A. Myers. 2004. Shifting baselines and the decline of pelagic sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Ecology Letters. 7: 135-145. pdf

    Baum, J.K., J.J. Meeuwig, and A.C.J. Vincent. 2003. Bycatch of seahorses (H.erectus) in a Gulf of Mexico shrimp trawl fishery. Fishery Bulletin. 101(4):721-731. pdf

    Baum, J.K., R.A. Myers, D.G. Kehler, B.Worm, S.J. Harley, and P.A. Doherty. 2003. Collapse and conservation of shark populations in the Northwest Atlantic. Science. 17 January 2003, 299: 389-392. pdf

    Christy, J., J.K. Baum, and P. Backwell. 2003. The attractiveness of sand structures built by courting male fiddler crabs: an experimental test of a sensory trap hypothesis. Animal Behaviour. 66(1):89-94. pdf

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    Last Updated: 2022-06-19