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Influence of suspended and off-bottom mussel culture on the sea bottom and benthic habitats: a review

McKindsey CW, Year: 2011

28 Very High
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Intervention
Heterogeneity
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Criteria Score
Protocol 1 Is an a-priori protocol available? 2
Search Strategy 2.1 Does the search for literature document the use of a comprehensive range of resources? 3
2.2 Are the search strings clearly defined? 2
Including Studies 3.1 Does the review apply clearly documented inclusion criteria to all potentially relevant articles found during the search? 3
3.2 Does the review demonstrate that inclusion decisions are repeatable? 3
3.3 Are inclusion/exclusion decisions transparent? 3
Critical Appraisal 4.1 Does the review critically appraise the methods of each study? 3
4.2 Are studies objectively weighted according to methodological quality? 2
Data Extraction 5.1 Is data extraction documented, repeatable and consistent? 2
5.2 Are the extracted data reported for each study? 2
Data Extraction 6.1 Is a quantitative synthesis conducted? 1
6.2 Is heterogeneity in the impact of the intervention or exposure investigated statistically? 1
6.3 Does the review consider possible publication bias? 1

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