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  • High beta diversity of fishes in vegetated littoral zones of floodplain lakes in the Cuiabá River Basin, northern Pantanal, Brazil.
    Florentino, Alexandro Cezar; Penha, Jerry // Hydrobiologia; Aug2011, Vol. 671 Issue 1, p137 

    This study evaluated whether the alpha and beta diversity of fishes in vegetated littoral zones of floodplain lakes in the Pantanal are randomly distributed on three different spatial scales: within the lake, among lakes, and between regions. Three alternative hypotheses were contrasted: (1)...

  • Book review.
    Tobias, Carl // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review; Spring95, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p693 

    Reviews the book `Losing the Littoral Zone: Alongshore,' by John Stilgoe.

  • littoral zone.
    GARISCH, DAWN // New Coin Poetry; Dec2013, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p34 

    The poem "littoral zone," by Dawn Garisch is presented. First Line: this bed a makeshift raft adrift incessant wash; Last Line: the mark where I might end &you begin.

  • Ocorrência de anormalidades morfológicas externas em caranguejos marinhos (Decapoda, Brachyura) no litoral norte do Estado de Sño Paulo.
    Fransozo, Adilson; Teixeira, Gustavo Monteiro; De Rocco Gomes, Rafael; Silva, José Carlos; Bolla Junior, Eduardo Antonio // Acta Scientiarum: Biological Sciences; 2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p101 

    Deformidades e anormalidades em crustáceos têm sido associadas a fatores genéticos, problemas ocorridos durante a muda, danos causados por ectobiontes, predadores ou estresse ambiental causado por produtos químicos. Espécimes de caranguejos coletados no litoral de São Paulo...

  • littoral zone.
    GARISCH, DAWN // New Coin Poetry; Jun2014, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p31 

    The poem "littoral zone" by Dawn Garisch is presented. First Line: this bed a makeshift raft adrift incessant wash; Last Line: the mark where I might end & you begin.

  • Vertical Distribution of Epibenthic Freshwater Cyanobacterial Synechococcus spp. Strains Depends on Their Ability for Photoprotection.
    Lohscheider, Jens N.; Strittmatter, Martina; Küpper, Hendrik; Adamska, Iwona // PLoS ONE; 2011, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p1 

    Background: Epibenthic cyanobacteria often grow in environments where the fluctuation of light intensity and quality is extreme and frequent. Different strategies have been developed to cope with this problem depending on the distribution of cyanobacteria in the water column. Principal Findings:...

    Matkovic, Irena // Prostor; 2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p540 

    The article provides information on a study which examined the proposals for developing the Sava River and its littoral in the Zagreb area in Croatia from 1899 to 2010. The historical development of Zagreb in the Sava littoral was studied through a body of available written, cartographic and...

    YAYCI, Cihat // Bilge Strateji; Bahar2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p1 

    The paper analyzes the respective positions of the littoral states including Turkey with regard to the delimitation of maritime zones taking the significance of Cyprus and the value of Eastern Mediterranean in historical, strategic and economic aspects into consideration. In the light of this...

  • The Adriatic -- Contemporary Geographic Issues.
    Vukosav, Branimir // Cartography & Geoinformation; Dec2009, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p138 

    The article discusses the highlights of a scientific conference held by the University of Zadar's Department of Geography and the Croatian Geographical Society in Zadar, Croatia from September 10 to 12, 2009. The conference was attended by 50 Croatian and foreign geographers and other scientists...

  • Spring development of hydrolittoral rock shore communities on wave-exposed and sheltered sites in the northern Baltic proper.

    Spring development in the hydrolittoral zone was investigated at five wave-sheltered and five wave-exposed sites on four occasions from late March to late May (every third week). The number of species was higher at the sheltered locations and increased significantly over time. The difference in...

  • Non-wadeable river bioassessment: spatial variation of benthic diatom assemblages in Pacific Northwest rivers, USA.
    Pan, Yangdong; Hughes, Robert; Herlihy, Alan; Kaufmann, Philip // Hydrobiologia; Mar2012, Vol. 684 Issue 1, p241 

    Current bioassessment efforts are focused on small wadeable streams, at least partly because assessing ecological conditions in non-wadeable large rivers poses many additional challenges. In this study, we sampled 20 sites in each of seven large rivers in the Pacific Northwest, USA, to...

  • Taxonomy of the Cryptopygus complex. I. Pauropygus - a new worldwide littoral genus (Collembola, Isotomidae).
    Potapov, Mikhail; Yan Gao; Deharveng, Louis // ZooKeys; 5/22/2013, Issue 304, p1 

    In this paper, we describe the new genus Pauropygus gen. n. which includes three minute species, blind and unpigmented, living in interstitial littoral habitats in tropical or subtropical countries. Two of these species are new to science (type species P. projectus sp. n. from New Caledonia and...

  • Induced resistance in a brown alga: phlorotannins, genotypic variation and fitness costs for the crustacean herbivore.
    Haavisto, Fiia; Välikangas, Tommi; Jormalainen, Veijo // Oecologia; Mar2010, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p685 

    In the marine littoral, strong grazing pressure selects for macroalgal defenses such as the constitutive and inductive production of defense metabolites. Induced defenses are expected under spatiotemporally varying grazing pressure and should be triggered by a reliable cue from herbivory,...

  • Lakeside reed border characteristics at Lake Constance (Untersee): A comparison between 1981—1983 and 1994.
    Schmieder, Klaus; Pier, Annelie // Wetlands Ecology & Management; Dec2000, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p435 

    Eutrophication and the associated proliferation offilamentous algae were often considered importantcauses of reed die-back that occurred in the sixtiesand seventies at Lake Constance. According to thishypothesis the reduction in lake water nutrientconcentrations during the eighties and nineties...

  • Classification of Halophilic Heterotrophic Bacteria Thriving in the Jordanian Dead Sea Littoral Zone.
    Jacob, Jacob H. // Journal of Biological Sciences; 2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p246 

    Halophilic heterotrophic bacteria are distinguished group of microorganisms thriving at saline environments like natural salt lakes. The Dead sea of Jordan is one of the remarkable natural hypersaline inland salt lakes in the world. In this study, we aimed to classify bacterial species living in...

  • Genetic features of soils in the basin of Lake Kotokel, the Transbaikal region.
    Balsanova, L.; Gyninova, V.; Tsybikdorzhiev, Ts.; Gonchikov, B.; Shakhmatova, E. // Eurasian Soil Science; Jul2014, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p641 

    The diversity of the soils and the specific features of the pedogenesis in the basin of Lake Kotokel have been studied. The specificity of the pedogenesis and soil cover patterns in the lake basin are controlled by the altitudinal zonation, the diversity of parent materials, and the influence of...

  • Effects of mooring management on submerged vegetation, sediments and macro-invertebrates in Lake Constance, Germany.
    Ostendorp, Wolfgang; Gretler, Thomas; Mainberger, Martin; Peintinger, Markus; Schmieder, Klaus // Wetlands Ecology & Management; Oct2009, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p525 

    Mooring areas are a common form of berthing in many of Germany’s inland waters for the growing number of sporting boats. A circular swinging zone around the anchor zone is formed, in which the submerged macrophyte vegetation is destroyed to a large extent, and the sediment surface is...

    Liousia, Varvara; Batziakas, Stratos; Panagiotou, Nikos; Daouti, Irini; Koutrakis, Emmanouil; Leonardos, Ioannis D. // Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria; 2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p69 

    Length-weight relations are presented for 22 fish species caught in the littoral zone of the eastern Ionian Sea. Mean values of b ranged from 2.58 to 3.43. For Greek waters no information regarding the LWR existed for 2 of the recorded species. This is the first study on the LWR for species of...

    PALACIOS-VARGAS, JOSÉ G.; DE LIMA, ESTEVAM C. ARAÚJO; ZEPPELINI, DOUGLAS // Florida Entomologist; Dec2013, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p1579 

    A new species of Isotogastrura from marine littoral sand of Fernando de Noronha Islands, Pernambuco State, Brazil is described and illustrated. It is characterized by the absence of prelabral setae, presence of a spatulate mucro, fusion of the dorsal part of Abd. IV and V and one pair of long...

  • Selected contributions from the 6th Spanish Conference on Coastal Geomorphology, 7-9 September 2011, Tarragona, Spain: an introduction.
    Montoya Montes, Isabel; Sánchez García, Maria; Rodríguez Santalla, Inmaculada // Geo-Marine Letters; Apr2013, Vol. 33 Issue 2/3, p95 

    This special issue of Geo-Marine Letters presents selected contributions from the 6th Spanish Conference on Coastal Geomorphology held from 7-9 September 2011 in Tarragona, Spain. The guest editors are Isabel Montoya Montes, Maria J. Sánchez García and Inmaculada Rodríguez Santalla....

  • Coherence of phytoplankton and attached diatom-based ecological status assessment in Lake Balaton.
    Crossetti, Luciane; Stenger-Kovács, Csilla; Padisák, Judit // Hydrobiologia; Oct2013, Vol. 716 Issue 1, p87 

    Coherence between ecological status assessment by phytoplankton and attached diatoms was analyzed in the littoral zone of Lake Balaton. Sampling of periphytic diatoms, phytoplankton, and water were carried out at ten different littoral sites in the northern and southern shores of the lake for a...

  • Micromycetes in Sand and Water along the Algerian Western Coastal Areas.
    Matallah-Boutiba, Amaria; Benmessaoud, Nadjet; Benmansour, Zakaria; Boutiba, Ziouni // Jordan Journal of Biological Sciences; Sep2011, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p129 

    The littoral represents the final compartment of the entropic rejections generating great quantities of organic matters. These areas represent an ideal place for the development of saprotrophic fungal communities. The distribution and diversity of microfungi in the littoral region of the...

    Opačić, Vuk Tvrtko // Acta Turistica Nova; 2010, Vol. 2010 Issue 1, p1 

    In the last few decades, the Croatian coast and islands, under the influence of the second home phenomenon, have been an area of intensive transformation. In order to better understand the complex impact of second homes on space, and to adopt suitable guidelines for the future management of this...

  • Bathymetric Mapping From a Small UAV.
    McLean, John W. // Sea Technology; Aug2015, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p23 

    The article reviews the pushbroom imaging lidar for littoral surveillance (PILLS) for bathymetry and topography from Arete Associates.

    Nitschke, Stefan // Naval Forces; 2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p78 

    The article offers information on topics discussed at the Information Day held by the Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters (COE CSW) in Kiel, Germany on March 13, 2012. The event had participants from the seven member countries, including Finland, Turkey, and...

  • Substratum associations and depth distribution of benthic invertebrates in saline Walker Lake, Nevada, USA.
    Herbst, David; Medhurst, R.; Roberts, Scott; Jellison, Robert // Hydrobiologia; Jan2013, Vol. 700 Issue 1, p61 

    Walker Lake, a terminal salt lake in western Nevada, is undergoing rapid changes because of falling lake level and rising salinity, affecting the potential habitat of benthic invertebrates that supply food to native fish and birds. Benthic invertebrate surveys were conducted within different...

  • Internal Loading of Phosphorus from Sediments of SwarzÄ™dzkie Lake (Western Poland).
    Kowalczewska-Madura, K.; Goldyn, R. // Polish Journal of Environmental Studies; 2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p635 

    Sediments, being the most important source of phosphorus (P) in the shallow (max. depth 7.2 m), polymictic Swarzędzkie Lake during the summer, were thoroughly studied in laboratory experiments with intact cores sampled at 7 stations in four seasons of the year. Under anaerobic conditions P...

  • Rotifera, Paranoá reservoir, Brasília, central Brazil.
    Padovesi-Fonseca, Claudia; De Mendonça-galvão, Luciana; Andreoni-Batista, Clayton // CheckList; Jul2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p248 

    This study examined rotifers from Lake Paranoá, an urban reservoir of central Brazil, within an exploratory sampling (from 1996 to 2005) on littoral and deeper areas in the lake and from the mouth of the tributaries of the lake (Torto and Bananal - north part, Gama and Riacho Fundo - south...

  • Karst of eastern Herzegovina, the Dubrovnik littoral and western Montenegro.
    Milanović, Petar // Environmental Earth Sciences; Jul2015, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p15 

    As the region of Eastern Herzegovina and the Boka Kotorska (Kotor Bay) area is one of the most highly karstified areas in the world, its hydrogeological properties, typical for karst, are extremely exposed. The main erosion base-levels for surface and underground waters of that region are: the...

  • Spatial pattern of hydrolittoral rock encrusting assemblages along the salinity gradient of the Baltic Sea.
    Grabowska, Monika; Kukliński, Piotr // Hydrobiologia; Feb2016, Vol. 765 Issue 1, p297 

    This study compared the diversity parameters and structures of encrusting assemblages in two habitats situated at two levels of shallow rocky shore: hydrolittoral and littoral along the Baltic Sea system. We investigated the variability and level of distinctiveness of the hydrolittoral...

  • Occurrence of organically bound tritium in the Mohelno lake system.
    Kořínková, Tereza; Svetlik, Ivo; Fejgl, Michal; Povinec, Pavel; Simek, Pavel; Tomaskova, Lenka // Journal of Radioanalytical & Nuclear Chemistry; Mar2016, Vol. 307 Issue 3, p2295 

    This study was focused on the H activity levels in the unique 'tritium valley' around the Mohelno reservoir, which receives outlet cooling waters from the Dukovany nuclear power plant. Tritium activity levels above the background reference value were found in water from the reservoir and from...

  • Human development modifies the functional composition of lake littoral invertebrate communities.
    Twardochleb, Laura; Olden, Julian // Hydrobiologia; Jul2016, Vol. 775 Issue 1, p167 

    Residential shoreline and watershed development by humans are leading agents of environmental change in lake ecosystems that reduce abundances and diversity of littoral invertebrates. Invertebrate functional and life history traits are robust indicators of environmental quality and ecosystem...

  • Groundwater influence differentially affects periphyton and macrophyte production in lakes.
    Périllon, Cécile; Hilt, Sabine // Hydrobiologia; Sep2016, Vol. 778 Issue 1, p91 

    Groundwater influx can significantly contribute to nutrient and carbon budgets of lakes, and its influence is the strongest in littoral areas dominated by macrophytes and periphyton. We have reviewed the effects of groundwater-borne nitrogen and phosphorus and dissolved inorganic and organic...

    Machowski, Robert; Rzetala, Martyna A.; Rzetala, Mariusz // Proceedings of the International Multidisciplinary Scientific Ge; 2016, Vol. 1, p87 

    Lake Ashi (also called Ashinoko Lake or Hakone Lake) is located on the Japanese island of Honshu near the town of Hakone. The aim of the study was to determine the chemical composition of the bottom sediments deposited in the littoral zone in the eastern part of the lake and to evaluate their...

  • Littoral benthic macroinvertebrates of alpine lakes (Tatra Mts) along an altitudinal gradient: a basis for climate change assessment.
    Ciamporov�-Zatovicov�, Zuzana; Hamerl�k, Ladislav; �porka, Ferdinand; Bitu��k, Peter // Hydrobiologia; Jul2010, Vol. 648 Issue 1, p19 

    Littoral benthic macroinvertebrates were studied in three alpine lakes in the High Tatra Mountains (Slovakia) located at different elevations: 2157, 1940 (alpine zone) and 1725 m (sub-alpine zone). The study sites were selected in order to obtain a gradient in thermal regimes and particular...

  • Assessment of the ecological status of regulated lakes: stressor-specific metrics from littoral fish assemblages.
    Sutela, Tapio; Vehanen, Teppo; Rask, Martti // Hydrobiologia; Oct2011, Vol. 675 Issue 1, p55 

    Following the European Water Framework Directive (WFD), the ecological status of lakes should be classified based mainly on biota, including fish fauna. In Finnish regulated lakes, littoral fish assemblages may be especially vulnerable to winter drawdown in water level. In this study, we sampled...

  • Sulu�ayir D�z� (Sivrice/Elazig) 'nde Bulunan Bir G� (TMI12) 'in Epipsammik Diyatomeleri ve Mevsimsel Degisimleri.
    �zer, G�ls�m; Pala, G�nes // Firat University Journal of Science; Jun2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p79 

    The epipsammic diatoms of a pond TMI 12 in Sulu�ayir Plain Sivrice,Elazig) were investigated from October 2005 to September 2006. A total of 40 taxa of diatoms were recorded during the study. Navicula (7 taxa), Nitzschia (4 taxa), Gomphonema (4 taxa), Fragilaria (4 taxa) and Cymbella (3...

  • Physico-chemical characteristics of shallow, high mountain Lake Blidinje (in a karst area of Bosnia and Herzegovina) with emphasis on its trophic status.
    Ivanković, Anita; Habul, Esma; Knezović, Zrinka // Oceanological & Hydrobiological Studies; 2011, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p19 

    This paper presents data on the physico-chemical characteristics of lake water from May to November, the period without ice cover. Chlorophyll a was monitored over two years from May to November (2006 and 2007). Water was sampled at five locations in the lake's littoral zone. The following...

  • Sea snakes anticipate tropical cyclone.
    Liu, Y.-L.; Lillywhite, H.; Tu, M.-C. // Marine Biology; Nov2010, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p2369 

    Here, we report anticipatory behaviors of sea snakes and provide the first evidence for a sensory mechanism by which they survive a catastrophic cyclone. Sea kraits ( Laticauda spp.) are normally abundant in littoral habitats at Lanyu (Orchid Island), Taiwan but disappeared coincident with...

  • Diversit� des Macroinvert�br�s Benthiques de la Rivi�re Agn�by (C�te d'Ivoire; Afrique de l'Ouest).
    Diomand�, Dramane; Bony, Yves Kotchi; Edia, Edia Oi; Konan, Koffi F�lix; Gour�ne, Germain // European Journal of Scientific Research; Aug2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p368 

    Agn�bi is the most important river of littoral of C�te d'Ivoire. The first study of benthic macroinvertebrates of this river was studied in the middle stream (Pont Autoroute). This station was visited monthly during 10 months covering the 4 local rainy seasons. Ten (10) samples of the...

  • Survey of Scytonema (Cyanobacteria) and associated saxitoxins in the littoral zone of recreational lakes in Canterbury, New Zealand.
    Smith, Francine M. J.; Wood, Susanna A.; Wilks, Taryn; Kelly, David; Broady, Paul A.; Williamson, Wendy; Gaw, Sally // Phycologia; Sep2012, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p542 

    The recent identification of saxitoxin-producing Scytonema cf. crispum triggered a survey of metaphyton and periphyton for Scytonema spp. in 34 high-use recreational lakes across Canterbury, New Zealand. Scytonema was observed in 10 of the lakes surveyed. Three morphospecies were identified:...

  • Community structure of fish in lowland streams differ substantially between subtropical and temperate climates.
    Teixeira-de Mello, Franco; Meerhoff, Mariana; Baattrup-Pedersen, Annette; Maigaard, Thomas; Kristensen, Peter; Andersen, Torben; Clemente, Juan; Fosalba, Claudia; Kristensen, Esben; Masdeu, Malvina; Riis, Tenna; Mazzeo, Néstor; Jeppesen, Erik // Hydrobiologia; Mar2012, Vol. 684 Issue 1, p143 

    Fish are important in the structuring of other communities and may have large effects on the functioning of aquatic ecosystems. The structure of fish communities, in turn, seems to differ with climate. We compared the characteristics of fish assemblages in lowland streams located in two...

    Petaros, Anja; Škrobonja, Ante; Bosnar, Alan // Acta Medico-Historica Adriatica; 2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p131 

    The Itrian town of Vodnjan hosts a collection of mummified bodies and relics. Three mummies are completely preserved and belong to Blessed Leon Bembo, St Giovanni Olini, and St Nicolosa Bursa, while the other three are mummified remains of St Barbara, St Sebastian, and St Mary of Egypt. This...

  • Aral Gölü Sorunu ve Bölgedeki Siyasi GeliÅŸmelere Etkisi.
    İYİKAN, Necati // Electronic Journal of Political Science Studies (EJPSS); Jun2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p52 

    Aral Sea problem which interests the five littoral states of Central Asia is inherited from the past. Nowadays there is still no solution to this problem that will be settled with a high possibility in the future. The difference between environmental and economic preferences of USSR constitutes...

  • Ocupação do Litoral do Alentejo, Portugal: passado e presente.
    Bastos, Maria Rosário; Dias, João A.; Baptista, Manuela; Batista, Carla // RGCI - Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada; 2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p99 

    The littoral of Alentejo is one of the last strongholds of wild coast in Europe. In the Past, its adverse natural (e.g., geological, oceanographic) characteristics not encouraged human occupation with much relevance. In general, this coastal stretch is widely exposed to the Atlantic high energy...

  • Quantification of sediments accumulated in the NW sector of Tróia Peninsula (Portugal) between 1928 and 1995.
    Rebêlo, Luís; Ferraz, Marco; Brito, Pedro; Terrinha, Pedro // Journal of Coastal Conservation (Springer Science & Business Med; Sep2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p261 

    Quantification of the accumulated or eroded sediment is an important procedure towards the understanding of shoreline migration and therefore, to the evaluation of littoral dynamics. Tróia Peninsula is a sand spit, made up of dunes and beaches. It is located on the left margin of the Sado...

  • Human shoreline development and the nutrient stoichiometry of aquatic plant communities in Canadian Shield lakes.
    Rebêlo, Luís; Ferraz, Marco; Brito, Pedro; Terrinha, Pedro // Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences; Oct2012, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p1642 

    Human activities associated with residential development potentially alter ecological processes in lake littoral zones. We determined how the nutrient stoichiometry of aquatic plant communities relates to residential density around lakes of south-central Ontario. We calculated the elemental...

    Kelley, Samuel W. // Western North American Naturalist; Apr2012, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p69 

    The longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) is a primitive predaceous fish common throughout much of the east central United States, but research on its age and growth in lacustrine systems is rare. To characterize gar age and growth, I used bowfishing to collect spawning longnose gar in spring 2010...

  • Morphobiochemical adaptations to littoral habitation and feeding in mediterranean Aplysia depilans (Gmelin, 1791) (Opistobranchia, Tectibranchia).
    Alyakrinskaya, I. O. // Biology Bulletin; Oct2009, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p516 

    Features of the external structure, behavior, nourishment, ponderal index of viscera, and quantitative content of myoglobin in radular and stomach muscles of Aplysia depilans are analyzed in the article.

  • Drought-driven lake level decline: effects on coarse woody habitat and fishes.
    Gaeta, Jereme W.; Sass, Greg G.; Carpenter, Stephen R.; Tonn, William // Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences; Feb2014, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p315 

    Research testing for the effects of climate change on lentic fishes has focused on changing thermal and dissolved oxygen regimes, but has often overlooked potential influences of altered lake levels on littoral habitat availability and species interactions. Natural littoral structures such as...

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