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Mercury accumulation in fish species along the Portuguese coast: Are there potential risks to human health?
This paper aimed at evaluating the total mercury content in five common fish species from the western European Atlantic coastal waters, and the associated risk of consumption. Mercury concentrationsExpand
Application of acetolysis in phytoliths extraction
Phytoliths are inorganic particles derived from plants, which can be applied in several areas such as plant taxonomy, systematic and paleontological studies. Dry and wet ashing are employed inExpand
Inventory of benthic macroinvertebrates diversity in the Peti Environmental Station Reservoir of Minas Gerais, Brazil
The aim of this study was to inventory the diversity of benthic macroinvertebrates of the reservoir of the Peti Environmental Station in Minas Gerais State through the evaluation of these communitiesExpand
Silica bodies and their systematic implications at the subfamily level in Podostemaceae
Podostemaceae is a family of eudicotyledonous rheophytes with unique morphology, sometimes resembling algae, lichens or bryophytes. This study evaluates the taxonomic value of silica-body morphologyExpand
First report of osmophores and wet stigma in Podostemaceae with notes on floral biology and pollination of Weddellina squamulosa Tul.
Abstract Weddellina squamulosa floral morphology, anthesis and pollination were investigated. Anatomical and histochemical analyses were carried out to clarify the stigma type and location ofExpand
Influence of oceanic and climate conditions on the early life history of European seabass Dicentrarchus labrax.
Understanding how marine fish early-life history is affected in the long-term by environmental and oceanographic factors is fundamental given its importance to population dynamics and connectivity.Expand
Contrasting links between growth and survival in the early life stages of two flatfish species
Abstract Understanding the causes of variation in recruitment of marine fishes has been a central goal over the last century. However, the relationship between year class strength and larval growthExpand