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Ecotoxicological assessment of sediments from an urban marine protected area (Xixová-Japuí State Park, SP, Brazil).
This study aimed to evaluate the environmental quality of the marine portion of Xixová-Japuí State Park (XJSP), an urban marine protected area, which is influenced by multiple contamination sources,Expand
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Sediment quality assessment in a tropical estuary: the case of Ceará River, Northeastern Brazil.
The present study aimed to assess the sediment quality in a tropical estuary located in the northeast of Brazil under semi-arid conditions and multiple sources of contamination, using both toxicityExpand
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A Candidate Short-Term Toxicity Test Using Ampelisca brevicornis to Assess Sublethal Responses to Pharmaceuticals Bound to Marine Sediments
Lethal and sublethal responses related to different phases of metabolism (phases I and II enzymatic activities), neurotoxicity (acetylcholinesterase activity), oxidative stress (lipid peroxidationExpand
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Biomarkers in mangrove root crab Goniopsis cruentata for evaluating quality of tropical estuaries.
The present study reports the use of biomarkers analyzes in mangrove root crab Goniopsis cruentata tissues to assess the environmental quality of two tropical estuarine areas. Animals from CearáExpand
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Sediment toxicity assessment of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
MARANHO, L. A., ABREU, I., SANTELLI, R., CORDEIRO, R. C., SOARES-GOMES, A., MOREIRA, L. B., MORAIS, R. D., ABESSA, D. M. S., 2009. Sediment toxicity assessment of Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro,Expand
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Effects of novobiocin and methotrexate on the benthic amphipod Ampelisca brevicornis exposed to spiked sediments.
The marine amphipod Ampelisca brevicornis was used as model organism of benthic macrofauna to assess the possible adverse effects of pharmaceuticals bound to sediments. Organisms were exposed toExpand
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Sediment quality assessment as potential tool for the management of tropical estuarine protected areas in SW Atlantic, Brazil
Abstract Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) represent a tool for conservation that is intended to protect marine and estuarine habitats, biodiversity, and ecological processes. Many MPAs, some of whichExpand
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In vitro mucus transportability, cytogenotoxicity, and hematological changes as non-destructive physiological biomarkers in fish chronically exposed to metals.
The biomonitoring of fish using biomarkers represents a useful tool for the assessment of aquatic pollution. This study evaluated the sublethal toxic effects of aquatic pollution on fish collectedExpand
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Effects of harbor activities on sediment quality in a semi-arid region in Brazil.
Tropical marine environments are rich in biodiversity and the presence of harbor activities in these areas can harm the coastal ecosystems. In this study, we assessed sediment quality of two harborsExpand
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Assessing the sediment quality of the Laje de Santos marine state park and other marine protected areas of the central coast of São Paulo (Brazil)
In this study, the quality of sediments from three Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) located on the coast of Sao Paulo (Laje de Santos Marine State Park - PEMLS; Xixova-Japui State Park - XJSP; andExpand
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