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Sea warming and fish distribution: the case of the small pelagic fish, Sardinella aurita, in the western Mediterranean
This study analyses the temporal and spatial changes in abundance and distribution of the warm water species round sardinella (Sardinella aurita) in the western Mediterranean over the last decades inExpand
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Distribution pattern of larval fish populations in the Northwestern Mediterranean
Spatiotemporal distribution patterns in the larval fish community were studied off the Catalan coast (NW Mediterranean) between April and October 1983. Important seasonal variations in speciesExpand
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Intra- and interspecific variability in prey size and niche breadth of myctophiform fish larvae
Prey size is one of the major factors involved in prey selection of fish larvae, and is closely related to their foraging abilities and mouth size. This study examines the feeding habits of 6Expand
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Pelagia noctiluca in the Mediterranean Sea
Over recent decades, man’s expanding influence on the oceans has begun to cause change in some regions, including in the Mediterranean Sea. New proliferations of jellyfish may be occurring in theExpand
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Diel vertical distribution of fish larvae during the winter-mixing period in the Northwestern Mediterranean
The vertical distributions of the larvae of shelf and oceanic fish species that spawn during the winter-mixing period in the Mediterranean are described from 22 vertically stratified plankton tows.Expand
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PREDATOR AND PREY BODY SIZES IN MARINE FOOD WEBS
Knowledge of relationships between predator size and prey size are needed to describe interactions of species and size classes in food webs. Most estimates of predator and prey sizes have been basedExpand
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Seasonal distribution and spawning of small tunas ( Auxis rochei and Sarda sarda ) in the Northwestern Mediterranean
SUMMARY: Bullet tuna, Auxis rochei and Atlantic bonito, Sarda sarda are the most abundant small tuna species in the Mediterranean Sea. Both species are commercially exploited by a small-scale inshoreExpand
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Changes in the heterogeneity of mesoscale distribution patterns of larval fish associated with a shallow coastal haline front
Abstract In June 1983 there was a large outflow of inland fresh-waters from the Rhone River that covered a broad area off the northern coast of Catalonia (Northwestern Mediterranean), giving rise toExpand
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Relationship between zooplankton distribution, geographic characteristics and hydrographic patterns off the Catalan coast (Western Mediterranean)
We studied the distribution patterns of ten zooplankton taxa of the Catalan coast (Western Mediterranean) using data collected in six research cruises along the continental shelf from April to JulyExpand
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