Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 22 items for:

Marsh x Aquatic Biology x clear all

marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

See overview in Oxford Index

Habitat value of a developing estuarine brackish marsh for fish and macrocrustaceans

H Hampel, A Cattrijsse and M Vincx.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 6632 words.

Marsh creation receives worldwide attention in mitigating loss of coastal wetlands and in management retreat of estuaries. In the Westerschelde, the former Selena Polder, south from the...

Go to »  abstract

Measuring the intensity of disturbancein zooplankton communities of Mediterranean salt marshes using multivariate analysis

Xavier D. Quintana.

in Journal of Plankton Research

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6635 words.

The possibility of using multivariate analysis for measuring disturbance intensity in fluctuating ecosystems is discussed. As an example, two variables derived from the results of...

Go to »  abstract

Physical factors mediate effects of grazing by a non-indigenous snail species on saltmarsh cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) in New England marshes

Megan C. Tyrrell, Michele Dionne and Jessica A. Edgerly.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

July 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 4902 words.

Tyrrell, M. C., Dionne, M., and Edgerly, J. A. 2008. Physical factors mediate effects of grazing by a non-indigenous snail species on saltmarsh cordgrass (Spartina alternifloranull...

Go to »  abstract

Biomass-size spectra in aquatic communities in shallow fluctuating Mediterranean salt marshes (Empordà wetlands, NE Spain)

Xavier D. Quintana, Francisco A. Comín and Ramon Moreno-Amich.

in Journal of Plankton Research

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6275 words.

The distribution of biomass among phytoplankton and free-living invertebrates was analysed in a shallow Mediterranean salt marsh submitted to fluctuating water level. Among phytoplankton,...

Go to »  abstract

Nutrient and plankton dynamics in a Mediterranean salt marsh dominated by incidents of flooding. Part 1: Differential confinement of nutrients

Xavier D. Quintana, Ramon Moreno-Amich and Francisco A. Comín.

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

Variations in the physical and chemical characteristics of the water in a series of depressions in some Mediterranean salt marshes were studied. The quantity of water entering the system,...

Go to »  abstract

Nutrient and plankton dynamics in a Mediterranean salt marsh dominated by incidents of flooding. Part 2: Response of the zooplankton community to disturbances

Xavier D. Quintana, Francisco A. Comiín and Ramon Moreno-Amich.

in Journal of Plankton Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

The composition of the zooplankton community which colonizes some temporary basins in the salt marshes of the Aiguamolls de 1'Empord− (NE Spain) was studied. The structure of the...

Go to »  abstract

PREDATOR—PREY INTERACTIONS BETWEEN LEPSIELLA VINOSA (GASTROPODA: MURICIDAE) AND XENOSTROBUS INCONSTANS (BIVALVIA: MYTILIDAE) IN A SOUTHWEST AUSTRALIAN MARSH

BRIAN MORTON.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 0 words.

At Shoal Bay, Princess Royal Harbour, Albany, in southwestern Australia, at the western extremity of its range, the muricid Lepsiella vinosa feeds monotonically, mostly by drilling, on the...

Go to »  abstract

Effects of food concentration on the reproductive capacity of the invasive freshwater calanoid copepod Arctodiaptomus dorsalis (Marsh, 1907) in the Philippines

Dino T Tordesillas, Princess M F Paredes, Kyle P E Villaruel, Clarisse A A M Queneri, Jennete L Rico, Syuhei Ban and Rey D S Papa.

in Journal of Crustacean Biology

January 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Invertebrates. 4153 words.

Abstract

The relationship between food concentration and reproductive capability has been reported for many copepods. Such information can indirectly provide...

Comparisons and connections

Peter Hogarth.

in The Biology of Mangroves and Seagrasses

April 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 6833 words.

This chapter considers the interchanges between mangrove and seagrass habitats and their immediate surroundings. Topics discussed include the distinctiveness of mangrove and seagrass...

Go to »  abstract

Respiration in coastal benthic communities

Jack J. Middelburg, Carlos M. Duarte and Jean-Pierre Gattuso.

in Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems

January 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology. 11764 words.

This chapter reviews coastal benthic communities with the aim of deriving a global estimate for respiration in these ecosystems. Reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, macroalgae, sea grasses, and...

Go to »  abstract

Environmental factors influencing δ 13C and δ 15N in three Chesapeake Bay fishes

Lori A. Davias, Matthew S. Kornis and Denise L. Breitburg.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

April 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 9795 words.

Stable isotope analysis has become a common tool for mapping trophic relationships, describing foodweb changes, and assessing ecosystem health. Clear interpretation of stable isotopes is...

Go to »  abstract

Diversity of Freshwater Ecosystems and Global Distributions

G. Randy Milton and C. Max Finlayson.

in Freshwater Ecology and Conservation

December 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 8486 words.

Freshwater ecosystems are found on all continents comprising many different types and sizes; and defined and classified in different ways. The hydrologic regime influences the many physical...

Go to »  abstract

Tagging juvenile seabass and sole with telemetry transmitters: medium-term effects on growth

M.L Bégout Anras, D Covés, G Dutto, P Laffargue and F Lagardère.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 4178 words.

The effects of tagging with acoustic transmitters on the growth of juvenile seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) (initial mean mass±SD, 173 g ± 23.4) in a 47 d tank experiment, and sole, Sole...

Go to »  abstract

Assessment of out-of-kind mitigation success of an artificial reef deployed in Delaware Bay, USA

W. H. Burton, J. S. Farrar, F. Steimle and B. Conlin.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

An out-of-kind, off-site mitigation reef was constructed in 1989 to replace an oligohaline tidal marsh and subtidal mudflat of the upper Delaware Estuary that had been filled in 1985 to...

Go to »  abstract

On the taxonomy of three sympatric sibling species of the Brachionus plicatilis (Rotifera) complex from Spain, with the description of B. ibericus n. sp.

Jorge Ciros-Pérez, Africa Gómez and Manuel Serra.

in Journal of Plankton Research

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 8253 words.

The accumulation of evidence during the last decade led to the splitting of the Brachionus plicatilis complex (Rotifera) into two morphologically recognizable species: B. plicatilis Müller...

Go to »  abstract

Life cycle traits of two transatlantic populations of Eurytemora affinis (Copepoda: Calanoida): salinity effects

Delphine Beyrend-Dur, Sami Souissi, David Devreker, Gesche Winkler and Jiang-Shiou Hwang.

in Journal of Plankton Research

July 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Marine and Estuarine Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9186 words.

While the populations of the copepod Eurytemora affinis are often morphologically (i.e. taxonomy) indistinguishable, the species complex is composed of genetically distinct clades,...

Go to »  abstract

Rediscovery of one of the very few ‘unequivocally extinct’ species of marine molluscs: Littoraria flammea (Philippi, 1847) lost, found—and lost again?

Yunwei Dong, Xiongwei Huang and David G. Reid.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

August 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5708 words.

The littorinid gastropod Littoraria flammea has been widely quoted as one of only three or four marine molluscs believed to have become extinct in historic times. It is easily recognized by...

Go to »  abstract

Recruitment preferences of non-native mussels: interaction between marine invasions and land-use changes

Matthew R. Gilg, Eric A. Hoffman, Kimberly R. Schneider, Josiah Ryabinov, Christine El-Khoury and Linda J. Walters.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5473 words.

Preferential patterns of settlement of marine invertebrate larvae may significantly affect the expansion of introduced populations when coupled with anthropogenic changes to available...

Go to »  abstract

Responses of the ribbed mussel, Geukensia demissa, to the harmful algae Aureococcus anophagefferens and Heterosigma akashiwo

Eve Galimany, Julie M. Rose, Jennifer Alix, Mark S. Dixon and Gary H. Wikfors.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5729 words.

The ribbed mussel (Geukensia demissa) is a keystone species in the salt marshes of the North American Atlantic coast. We investigated the clearance rates (CRs) and pathology of ribbed...

DNA barcoding and phylogeographic analysis of Nipponacmea limpets (Gastropoda: Lottiidae) in China

Shan-Shan Yu, Jie Wang, Qing-Lin Wang, Xiong-Wei Huang and Yun-Wei Dong.

in Journal of Molluscan Studies

November 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aquatic Biology; Evolutionary Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5754 words.

To identify the Nipponacmea limpets along the coast of China, their taxonomy was investigated with three molecular markers (one mitochondrial gene, COI; two nuclear markers, 28S rDNA and...