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Reproductive biology of Atlantoraja cyclophora (Regan 1903) (Elasmobranchii: Rajidae) off southern Brazil
A total of 459 (245 females, 214 males) Atlantoraja cyclophora was captured by bottom trawl off the coast of Rio Grande do Sul between 30°40′S and 34°30′S during surveys conducted in winter 2001 andExpand
Ecological aspects of the introduction of fish species into natural habitats in Europe, with special reference to the Netherlands
A total of 39 fish species has been introduced into European waters, mainly during the 19th and 20th centuries: 20 European species (12 successful), 3 Asian species (1 successful), 16 North AmericanExpand
Diet of Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) in an estuarine environment
The diet of the Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) was studied by analysing 289 regurgitated pellets collected from a roosting site at Lagoa dos Patos estuary, southern Brazil, betweenExpand
Feeding ecology of the Common Tern Sterna hirundo in a wintering area in southern Brazil
The wintering diet of Common Terns Sterna hirundo was studied by using 714 pellets collected on roosting sites at the mouth of the Lagoa dos Patos and on adjacent coastal beaches, in Rio Grande doExpand
On cloacal gestation in angel sharks from southern Brazil
The anatomy of the reproductive organs of the gravid female angel sharks Squatina Guggenheim and S. occulta was studied in specimens obtained by bottom trawling off southern Brazil from 1980 to 1992.Expand
Feeding strategy of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares), and wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri) in the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago, Brazil
Food composition, predator-prey relationships and feeding strategy of yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares, and wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri, in the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago were studied.Expand
Environment and Biota of the Patos Lagoon Estuary
The Patos Lagoon is part of the coastal province which is geologically defined by the Pelotas Basin and the basement (Villwock 1978). The basement is characterized by the Sul-Rio Grandense shield,Expand
Coastal and Marine Environments and Their Biota
The southern Brazilian continental margin is characteristic of low intensity tectonic evolution processes (Villwock 1987), which levelled the basement, formed thick sedimentary layers, and led to theExpand
Photosynthetic rates of benthic algae from the deep coral reef of Curaçao
Abstract Rates of respiration and photosynthesis in mg O 2 cm −2 substrate or g dry wt. −1 of benthic algae from the deep (10–25 m) coral reef of Curacao were measured in June–October 1978 in theExpand