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Assessment of remotely-sensed sea-surface temperature and chlorophyll-a concentration in San Matías Gulf (Patagonia, Argentina)
Abstract Field measurements of surface temperature and chlorophyll- a concentration were used to evaluate for the first time the performance of the standard sea surface temperature and chlorophyll- aExpand
Biology and fishery of the whelk Buccinanops globulosum (Kiener, 1834) in northern coastal waters of the san matías gulf (Patagonia, Argentina)
Abstract The whelk Buccinanops globulosum, a very common prosobranch mollusk in northern Patagonian, is the target of a new fishery in San Matias Gulf. Given certain biological characteristics makingExpand
Monitoring Heavy Metal Pollution in San Antonio Bay, Río Negro, Argentina
heavy-metal ores excavated from the mines were smelted in the plant. The waste produced in this process was piled in the open air in different locations around the city and on the edges of SanExpand
Artisanal dredges as efficient and rationale harvesting gears in a Patagonian mussel fishery
Abstract Dredges authorized to operate in shellfisheries of San Matias Gulf changed after 2000 from industrial (≈300 kg, 2.5 m wide) to smaller ones (≈50 kg, 1.6 m wide) exclusively operated byExpand
Artisanal mollusk fisheries in San Matías Gulf (Patagonia, Argentina): An appraisal of the factors contributing to unsustainability
The invertebrate fisheries of the San Matias Gulf, Rio Negro Province, Argentina, are based on bivalve mollusks, including purple clam Amiantis purpurata, Tehuelche scallop Aequipecten tehuelchus,Expand
Population structure of the snail Buccinanops globulosum (Prosobranchia, Nassariidae) in San Matías Gulf, Patagonia Argentina: Isolated enclaves?
Abstract In San Matias Gulf (Patagonia, Argentina), Buccinanops globulosum is typically distributed in two different areas: the intertidal–subtidal zone of Playa Villarino, where conch length reachesExpand
An assessment of the sustainability of the hake Merluccius hubbsi artisanal fishery in San Matías Gulf, Patagonia, Argentina
Abstract Two fleets currently operate in the common hake fishery of San Matias Gulf, Argentina: artisanal longliners and industrial bottom trawlers. Annual landings reach more than 15,000 metricExpand
Growth and life span of the small octopus Octopus tehuelchus in San Matías Gulf (Patagonia): three decades of study
Phenotypic plasticity in response to environmental variability is one of the main characteristics of cephalopods. This study compares growth and life span of Octopus tehuelchus in different coastalExpand
Comparison of Tehuelche octopus (Octopus tehuelchus) abundance between an open-access fishing ground and a marine protected area: Evidence from a direct development species
Abstract Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been established during the last few decades for conservation and management purposes. Most studies showing a positive effect of MPAs on abundance or sizeExpand
Settlement of tehuelche scallop, Aequipecten tehuelchus D'Orb., larvae on artificial substrata in San Matías Gulf (Patagonia, Argentina).
Settlement of tehuelche scallop, Aequipecten tehuelchus (D'Orbigny), spat on several artificial substrata was monitored at three sites within the traditional fishing grounds of San Matias Gulf toExpand