Trophic Cascades

Some articles on trophic cascades, trophic, trophic cascade, cascade:

Population Dynamics Of Fisheries - Trophic Cascades
... Trophic cascades occur when predators in a food chain suppress the abundance of their prey, thereby releasing the next lower trophic level from predation (or herbivory if the intermediate ... Trophic cascades may also be important for understanding the effects of removing top predators from food webs, as humans have done in many places through hunting and fishing ...
Soil Food Web - Food Web Control - Top-down Effects
... where the abundance, diversity or biomass of lower trophic levels depends on effects from consumers at higher trophic levels ... A trophic cascade is a type of top-down interaction that describes the indirect effects of predators ... In a trophic cascade, predators induce effects that cascade down food chain and affect biomass of organisms at least two links away ...