Herwig Waidbacher

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Mitochondrial haplotype diversity in 27 populations of brown trout, Salmo trutta L., in Austria was investigated by sequencing the 5' end of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region. Although all populations are within the Danube drainage, 44% of all individuals carried Atlantic basin haplotypes. It is argued that the presence of these haplotypes in(More)
Large rivers are worldwide under severe pressure and there is a lack of information on large river restoration. The present paper represents a meta-analysis of available data on river rehabilitation projects performed at the Austrian Danube River consisting of six rehabilitation projects addressing 19 sites. The overall goal was to analyse the response of(More)
The pressures and impacts on the World's Large Rivers have increased greatly in recent years, as a consequence of their exploitation to meet various human needs. Large rivers are particularly exposed to problems of multiple uses, often with conflicting aims. At the global scale, river systems are altered by increased nutrient loads leading to eutrophication(More)
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