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dc.contributor.authorAbecasis, David
dc.contributor.authorSteckenreuter, Andre
dc.contributor.authorReubens, Jan
dc.contributor.authorAarestrup, Kim
dc.contributor.authorAlós, Josep
dc.contributor.authorBadalamenti, Fabio
dc.contributor.authorBajona, Lenore
dc.contributor.authorBoylan, Patrick
dc.contributor.authorDeneudt, Klaas
dc.contributor.authorGreenberg, Larry
dc.contributor.authorBrevé, Niels
dc.contributor.authorHernández, Francisco
dc.contributor.authorHumphries, Nick
dc.contributor.authorMeyer, Carl
dc.contributor.authorSims, David
dc.contributor.authorThorstad, Eva Bonsak
dc.contributor.authorWalker, Alan M.
dc.contributor.authorWhoriskey, Fred
dc.contributor.authorAfonso, Pedro
dc.description.abstractBackground: Globally, there are a large and growing number of researchers using biotelemetry as a tool to study aquatic animals. In Europe, this community lacks a formal network structure. The aim of this study is to review the use of acoustic telemetry in Europe and document the contribution of cross-boundary studies and inter-research group collaborations. Based on this, we explore the potential benefits and challenges of a network approach to identify future priorities and best practices for aquatic biotelemetry research in Europe. Results: Over the past decade, there was an approximately sevenfold increase in the number of acoustic telemetry studies published on marine and diadromous species in Europe compared to a sixfold increase globally. Over 90% of these studies were conducted on fishes and undertaken in coastal areas, estuaries, or rivers. 75% of these studies were conducted by researchers based in one of five nations (Norway, UK, France, Portugal, and Spain) and, even though 34% were based on collaborations between scientists from several countries, there was only one study with an acoustic receiver array that extended beyond the borders of a single country. In recent years, acoustic telemetry in European waters has evolved from studying behavioural aspects of animals (82.2%), into more holistic approaches addressing management-related issues (10%), tagging methods and effects (5%), and technology and data analysis development (2.8%). Conclusions: Despite the increasing number of publications and species tracked, there is a prominent lack of planned and structured acoustic telemetry collaborations in Europe. A formal pan-European network structure would promote the development of (1) a research platform that could benefit the acoustic telemetry community through capacity building, (2) a centralized database, and (3) key deployment sites and studies on priority species requiring research in Europe. A network may increase efficiency, expand the scope of research that can be undertaken, promote European science integration, enhance the opportunities and success of acquiring research funding and, ultimately, foster regional and transatlantic collaborations. It may also help address research priorities such as the large-scale societal challenges arising from climate change impacts and assist the EU’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive via identification of good environmental status of endangered or commercially important species. European tracking network, Acoustic telemetry, Flagship species, Acoustic arrays, Animal movement, Spatio-temporal movement, Biotelemetrynb_NO
dc.rightsNavngivelse 4.0 Internasjonal*
dc.subjectEuropean tracking networknb_NO
dc.subjectAcoustic telemetrynb_NO
dc.subjectFlagship speciesnb_NO
dc.subjectAcoustic arraysnb_NO
dc.subjectAnimal movementnb_NO
dc.titleA review of acoustic telemetry in Europe and the need for a regional aquatic telemetry networknb_NO
dc.title.alternativeA review of acoustic telemetry in Europe and the need for a regional aquatic telemetry networknb_NO
dc.typeJournal articlenb_NO
dc.typePeer reviewednb_NO
dc.rights.holder© The Author(s) 2018.nb_NO
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Zoologiske og botaniske fag: 480nb_NO
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Zoology and botany: 480nb_NO
dc.source.journalAnimal Biotelemetrynb_NO
dc.relation.projectEC/H2020/AtlantOS (633211)nb_NO
cristin.unitnameAvdeling for akvatisk økologi

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