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Taxonomic sufficiency for soft-bottom sublittoral mollusks assemblages in a tropical estuary, Guanabara Bay, Southeast Brazil.
Guanabara Bay (GB) is considered to be one of the most polluted environments of the southern Brazilian coastline. This typical estuarine system is impacted by the heavy discharge of both industrialExpand
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Changes and variations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in fish, barnacles and crabs following an oil spill in a mangrove of Guanabara Bay, Southeast Brazil.
On April 26th, 2005, an accident caused a leak of 60,000L of Diesel Oil Type "B", freighted by train wagons upstream on a mangrove area within Guanabara Bay, Southeast Brazil. After the accident,Expand
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Depuration reduces microplastic content in wild and farmed mussels.
Plastic pollution is a pervasive problem to marine life. This study aimed (1) to investigate levels of microplastic in wild and farmed mussels (Perna perna), and (2) to assess the effectiveness ofExpand
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Biogeography and biodiversity of gastropod molluscs from the eastern Brazilian continental shelf and slope
Los patrones de distribucion biogeografica de gastropodos fueron propuestos basados en la distribucion geografica y batimetrica de las especies. Los muestreos fueron realizados en el margenExpand
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Population structure of the lancelet Branchiostoma caribaeum (Cephalochordata: Branchiostomidae) in the Baía de Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil
Population structure of the lancelet Branchiostoma caribaeum Sandevall, 1853 was studied in four surveys, corresponding to austral seasons, in a tropical bay, southeast of Brazil. Abundance wasExpand
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Distribution of polychaetes in the shallow, sublittoral zone of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, Antarctica in the early and late austral summer
This study assessed the spatial distribution pa- ttern of soft-sediment polychaetes on the near-shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, Antarctica. In the early and late summer of 2003 /04, sevenExpand
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Population structure and reproductive biology of Uca rapax (Decapoda: Ocypodidae) in a tropical coastal lagoon, southeast Brazil
A population of the fiddler crab Uca rapax (Smith, 1870) found in Itaipu Lagoon, southeast Brazil, was sampled monthly from July 2006 to June 2007 in order to study population and reproductiveExpand
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Distribution patterns of the ghost crab Ocypode cursor on sandy beaches of a tropical island in the Cabo Verde archipelago, Eastern Central Atlantic
The spatial distribution of the ghost crab Ocypode cursor was determined for beaches on eastern Boa Vista Island, Cabo Verde Archipelago. The main objectives were to analyse the across-shoreExpand
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The population biology of the exploited crab Ucides cordatus (Linnaeus, 1763) in a southeastern Atlantic Coast mangrove area, Brazil
Ucides cordatus (Linnaeus, 1763), found in mangroves along the Brazilian coast, is an artisanal fishery resource harvested as a source of income and for subsistence. A 12 month study of U. cordatusExpand
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Relative growth of the fiddler crab Uca rapax (Smith) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Ocypodidae) in a tropical lagoon (Itaipu), Southeast Brazil
The relative growth of the fiddler crab Uca rapax from a population of a tropical lagoon system of southeast Brazil was determined. Carapace height (CH), length (LMC) and height (HMC) of the majorExpand
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