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Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union's Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution
The state-of-art on alien species in the Mediterranean Sea is presented, making distinctions among the four subregions defined in the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive: (i) the WesternExpand
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Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2012. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part 2. Introduction trends and pathways
More than 60 marine non-indigenous species (NIS) have been removed from previous lists and 84 species have been added, bringing the total to 986 alien species in the Mediterranean [775 in the easternExpand
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Macroalgae, nutrient cycles, and pollutants in the Lagoon of Venice
The Lagoon of Venice is a wide, shallow coastal basin that extends for about 50 km along the northwest coast of the Adriatic Sea. The lagoon has been substantially modified through the actions of manExpand
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Relationships between macroalgal biomass and nutrient concentrations in a hypertrophic area of the Venice Lagoon
Abstract Macroalgae biomass and concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and chlorophyll a were determined weekly or biweekly in water and sediments, during the spring-summer of 1985 in a hypertrophicExpand
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Benthic macrofauna changes in areas of Venice lagoon populated by seagrasses or seaweeds.
Two areas of the Venice lagoon populated by seagrasses (three stations covered by Cymodocea nodosa (Ucria) Asherson, Zostera marina Linnaeus, Zostera noltii Hornemann) or seaweeds (two stations: oneExpand
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Persistent metabolites of alkylphenol polyethoxylates in the marine environment
The persistent metabolites of the nonionic surfactant nonylphenol polyethoxylates (NPnEO, n=1–18), namely nonylphenol (NP), nonylphenol monoethoxylate (NP1EO) and nonylphenol diethoxylate (NP2EO),Expand
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Response of Venice Lagoon Ecosystem to Natural and Anthropogenic Pressures over the Last 50 Years
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The changing state of contamination in the Lagoon of Venice. Part 1: organic pollutants.
The Lagoon of Venice is a transitional environment suffering from industrial, urban and agricultural impact. Recently the mechanical clam fishing, preventing a regular deposition of sediments hasExpand
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Temporal and spatial changes of macroalgae and phytoplankton in a Mediterranean coastal area: the Venice lagoon as a case study.
Since the late 1980s the lagoon of Venice, a shallow Mediterranean coastal area, has experienced strong environmental changes. Macroalgae, which were the predominant primary producers of the lagoon,Expand
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Tapes philippinarum seed exposure to metals in polluted areas of the Venice lagoon
The concentration changes of 12 metals (As, Hg, Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Pb, Mn, Ni, V, Zn, Fe, and Hg) in the soft tissues of Tapes philippinarum during growth were investigated. Clams were seeded in twoExpand
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