Special Issue: Theory of Food Webs

Special Issue: Theory of Food Webs

Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2016

In this issue (11 articles)

PREFACE

Introduction to the special issue: theory of food webs

Alan HastingsKevin S. McCannPeter C. de Ruiter Pages 1-2

ORIGINAL PAPER

The effects of space and diversity of interaction types on the stability of complex ecological networks

Miguel LurgiDaniel MontoyaJosé M. Montoya Pages 3-13

ORIGINAL PAPER

Adaptive movement and food-chain dynamics: towards food-web theory without birth–death processes

Michio KondohAkihiko MougiAtushi UshimaruKensuke Nakata Pages 15-25

ORIGINAL PAPER

Stability of a diamond-shaped module with multiple interaction types

Alix M. C. SauveColin FontaineElisa Thébault Pages 27-37

ORIGINAL PAPER

A theory for species co-occurrence in interaction networks

Kévin CazellesMiguel B. AraújoNicolas MouquetDominique Gravel Pages 39-48

ORIGINAL PAPER

Food web stability and weighted connectance: the complexity-stability debate revisited

Cassandra van AltenaLia HemerikPeter C. de Ruiter Pages 49-58

ORIGINAL PAPER

Interaction strength revisited—clarifying the role of energy flux for food web stability

Karin A. NilssonKevin S. McCann Pages 59-71

ORIGINAL PAPER

Linking saturation, stability and sustainability in food webs with observed equilibrium structure

Anje-Margriet NeutelMichael A. S. Thorne Pages 73-81

ORIGINAL PAPER

Pattern of functional extinctions in ecological networks with a variety of interaction types

Stefan SellmanTorbjörn SäterbergBo Ebenman Pages 83-94

ORIGINAL PAPER

Patterns in intraspecific interaction strengths and the stability of food webs

Cassandra van AltenaLia HemerikJohan A. P. Heesterbeek…Pages 95-106

ORIGINAL PAPER

The phylogenetic component of food web structure and intervality

Anna EklöfDaniel B. Stouffer Pages 107-115