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Effects of fisheries on the Cantabrian Sea shelf ecosystem
Abstract The Cantabrian Sea shelf ecosystem is described using a mass-balance model of trophic interactions, in order to understand the effects of the different fisheries that operate in this area.Expand
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Monitoring the Prestige oil spill impacts on some key species of the Northern Iberian shelf.
Selected key components of the continental shelf benthic and demersal communities were monitored for the two years following the Prestige oil spill (POS) in order to identify the possible ecologicalExpand
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Trophic Relations of Lesser-Spotted Catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) and Blackmouth Catshark (Galeus melastomus) in the Cantabrian Sea
The feeding habits of Scyliorhinus canicula and Galeus melastomus were investigated by analysing the stomach contents from 6 036 individuals collected on research surveys in the southern region ofExpand
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Macrobenthic crustaceans in the diet of demersal fish in the Bay of Biscay in relation to abundance in the environment
In this study, the importance of the main macrobenthic crustaceans in the Bay of Biscay in the diet of 18 species of demersal predatory fish was investigated by comparing stomach content data fromExpand
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Optimal management scenarios for the artisanal fisheries in the ecosystem of La Paz Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico
In La Paz Bay, two artisanal fisheries operate, one based on hook-and-line, targeting snappers and groupers, and the other mainly based on gillnets, targeting species such as tilefish and haemulids.Expand
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Spatial and temporal changes in benthic communities of the Galician continental shelf after the Prestige oil spill.
Two years after the Prestige oil spill (POS) an assessment of the effects on benthic fauna was carried out using the data obtained in five multidisciplinary surveys. Otter trawl, beam trawl,Expand
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Habitat characteristics as determinant of the structure and spatial distribution of epibenthic and demersal communities of Le Danois Bank (Cantabrian Sea, N. Spain)
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to detect and describe general trends in the spatial distribution of epibenthic and demersal communities of Le Danois Bank (El Cachucho) in relation to theExpand
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Distribution patterns and sexual segregations of Scyliorhinus canicula (L.) in the Cantabrian Sea
The influence of factors such as depth, near bottom temperature, near bottom salinity, fish length and diet composition on the aggregation of Scyliorhinus canicula in the Cantabrian Sea was examined.Expand
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Habitat characterization of deep-water coral reefs in La Gaviera canyon (Avilés Canyon System, Cantabrian Sea)
Abstract Surveys conducted at the complex Aviles Canyon System (southern Bay of Biscay) in order to identify vulnerable habitats and biological communities revealed the presence of noteworthyExpand
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Variability of groundfish communities of the Cantabrian Sea during the 1990s
Sanchez, F., and Serrano, A. 2003. Variability of groundfish communities of the Cantabrian Sea during the 1990s. -ICES Marine Science Symposia, 219:249-260. Changes in the structure of fishExpand
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