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Forecasting the expansion of the invasive golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei in Brazilian and North American rivers based on its occurrence in the Paraguay River and Pantanal wetland of Brazil.
The bivalve Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857), also called golden mussel, is native to Asia but becoming dispersed around the world. The golden mussel resembles the invasive dreissenid bivalves inExpand
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Invasion by Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Bivalvia, Mytilidae) of the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil
Limnoperna fortunei (Bivalvia, Mitylidae) was introduced into South America in 1991 in the La Plata River (Argentina). It arrived in the ballast water of ships coming from Asia, where this species isExpand
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Abiotic factors controlling the establishment and abundance of the invasive golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei
Limnoperna fortunei (Bivalvia, Mytilidae), a freshwater bivalve native to Southern Asia, has been an invasive species in South America since 1991. It spread upstream in the La Plata basin reachingExpand
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Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Mytilidae): first record in the São Francisco River basin, Brazil
Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) is a small mytilid native to Southeast Asia. It was introduced in South America in early 1990 and has dispersed from Argentina to central Brazil, and until 2014 hasExpand
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Colonization and Spread of Limnoperna fortunei in South America
The invasion of the exotic bivalve Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker 1857) in South America started with its introduction, presumably with ballast water from transoceanic ships trading with Southeast Asia,Expand
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Oxygen Depletion Events Control the Invasive Golden Mussel (Limnoperna fortunei) in a Tropical Floodplain
Over the past 10 years the golden mussel (Limnoperna fortunei), an exotic species native to eastern Asia, has become widespread and abundant in the Pantanal Wetland, Brazil. Oxygen concentrations areExpand
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Morphological and genetic variability in an alien invasive mussel across an environmental gradient in South America
Adaptation is an essential step in the establishment and spread of alien species in new environments, with phenotypic plasticity or genetic variability often contributing to this success. The goldenExpand
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Temporal patterns of water quality in the Pantanal floodplain and its contributing Cerrado upland rivers: implications for the interpretation of freshwater integrity
Water quality time series available for major tropical floodplains commonly have low temporal resolutions and irregular sampling frequencies. Here we examine such data using singular spectrumExpand
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Mass balances of major solutes, nutrients and particulate matter as water moves through the floodplains of the Pantanal (Paraguay River, Brazil)
In the upper Paraguay River basin, which includes the Pantanal, one of the largest wetlands in the world, rivers connection the surrounding upland plateaus with lowland floodplains. Agriculture,Expand
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