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Population dynamics of Callichirus major (Say, 1818) (Crustacea, Thalassinidea) on a beach in northeastern Brazil
We describe the structure, reproductive cycle, fecundity, growth, and mortality of a harvested population of the ghost shrimp Callichirus major. Samples were collected at monthly intervals fromExpand
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Seasonal Variability of Meiofaunal Abundance in the Oligo-mesohaline Area of the Gironde Estuary, France
Abstract The seasonality of meiofauna abundance was examined at an intertidal mud flat located in the oligo-mesohaline reach of the Gironde Estuary, France. Samples were collected weekly for 1 yearExpand
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Development and population dynamics of Tisbe biminiensis (Copepoda : Harpacticoida) reared on different diets
Abstract The harpacticoid copepod Tisbe biminiensis was reared under controlled laboratory conditions. In order to study the effects of food on larval development and on population dynamics, threeExpand
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Ideal width of transects for monitoring source-related categories of plastics on beaches.
Although there is a consensus on the necessity of monitoring solid wastes pollution on beaches, the methods applied vary widely. Therefore, creating, testing and recommending a method that not onlyExpand
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Effects of seawater acidification on a coral reef meiofauna community
Despite the increasing risk that ocean acidification will modify benthic communities, great uncertainty remains about how this impact will affect the lower trophic levels, such as members of theExpand
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Ecological aspects of Aphyllophorales in the Atlantic rain forest in northeast Brazil
Aphyllophorales (Basidiomycota) were collected in 13 reserves of the Atlantic rain rorest in northeast Brazil between October 2000 and June 2002. A hundred and thirty-four species were identified,Expand
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Effects of elevated CO2 and temperature on an intertidal harpacticoid copepod community: Towards a Broader Perspective on Ocean Acidification Research Part 2 A special issue of the ICES Journal of
&NA; Warming and ocean acidification have been shown to have significant impacts on marine organisms. However, none studies have addressed the impact of these two stressors on harpacticoid copepodExpand
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Impact of predicted climate change scenarios on a coral reef meiofauna community: Towards a Broader Perspective on Ocean Acidification Research Part 2 A special issue of the ICES Journal of Marine
&NA; Changes in marine communities in response to elevated CO2 have been reported but information on how representatives of the benthic lower trophic levels will be impacted remains scarce. AExpand
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Nematode diversity in different microhabitats in a mangrove region
Mangroves are highly productive environments that play important ecological and socioeconomic roles; however, they have been impacted to different degrees in most countries worldwide. The knowledgeExpand
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Biodiversity of free-living marine nematodes on the coast of Brazil: a review.
The taxonomic richness of the marine Nematoda in coastal habitats of Brazil and similarities in generic composition among them are analysed. A complete faunal list is presented, containing 11 orders,Expand
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