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Mussel biodeposition in an estuary in southern Chile
Temporal variability in biodeposit production by Chorornyhlus chorus (Molina) and Mytilus chilensis (Hupe) was studied from February 1989 to January 1990 in the Queule River Estuary, southern Chile.Expand
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MICROPOGONIAS MANNI AS A BIOINDICATOR FOR COPPER IN LAKE BUDI (IX REGION, CHILE)
This study determined the concentration of copper in the species Micropogonias manni, a fish found in Lake Budi, which is much consumed by the population of Puerto Dominguez, IX Region of Chile. TheExpand
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Combined effects of high stocking density and Piscirickettsia salmonis treatment on the immune system, metabolism and osmoregulatory responses of the Sub-Antarctic Notothenioid fish Eleginops
The aim of this study was to evaluate immunological, metabolic and osmoregulatory secondary stress responses in Eleginops maclovinus specimens submitted to three different stocking densities: i) lowExpand
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Environmental salinity-modified osmoregulatory response in the sub-Antarctic notothenioid fish Eleginops maclovinus
In this study we assessed changes in the osmoregulatory system of juvenile sub-Antarctic Eleginops maclovinus submitted to different environmental salinities (5, 15, 32 and 45 psu) using twoExpand
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Effects of local land-use on riparian vegetation, water quality, and the functional organization of macroinvertebrate assemblages.
Land-use change is a principal factor affecting riparian vegetation and river biodiversity. In Chile, land-use change has drastically intensified over the last decade, with native forests convertedExpand
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Heavy metals in the liver and muscle of Micropogonias manni fish from Budi Lake, Araucania Region, Chile: potential risk for humans
The concentrations of cadmium, lead, manganese and zinc were determined in the fish species Micropogonias manni captured in Budi Lake, Araucanía Region (Chile). The measurements were made by atomicExpand
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Study of the content of cadmium, chromium and lead in bivalve molluscs of the Pacific Ocean (Maule Region, Chile)
Abstract The concentration of Cd, Cr and Pb in the following species Ameghinomya antiqua, Aulacomya atra and Mytilus chilensis, bivalves from Iloca, Constitucion and Pelluhue, coastal towns locatedExpand
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Clinical characterization and mutation spectrum in Caribbean Hispanic families with Lynch syndrome
Lynch syndrome (LS) is an inherited form of colorectal cancer (CRC) caused by germline mutations in the mismatch repair (MMR) genes. It accounts for approximately 5 % of all CRCs. The prevalence ofExpand
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Landscape composition as a determinant of diversity and functional feeding groups of aquatic macroinvertebrates in southern rivers of the Araucanía, Chile
Changes in land use which directly or indirectly affect freshwater fauna constitute one of the principal anthropic factors which have caused world biological diversity to disappear rapidly duringExpand
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Rainbow Trout diets and macroinvertebrates assemblages responses from watersheds dominated by native and exotic plantations
Abstract Over the past few decades, land-use changes through conversion of global forest cover to exotic plantations is contributing to both habitat and biodiversity loss and species extinctions. ToExpand
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