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Environmental factors as forces structuring the fish community of the Elbe Estuary
Smelt, flounder, eel, three-spined stickleback, twaite shad, ruffe and herring were the major species among 62 forming the fish community of the Elbe estuary. Species richness, species diversity,Expand
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The ichthyofaunal composition of the Elbe Estuary: an analysis in space and time
Abstract A stow net (90 m2 opening) was used, at regular intervals between July 1989 and June 1993, to collect fish over ca. 4 h on both the flood and ebb tides at five sites distributed at regularlyExpand
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Composition, temporal changes and ecological guild classification of the ichthyofaunas of large European estuaries – a comparison between the Tagus (Portugal) and the Elbe (Germany)
Summary Fish species densities from 1025 hauls obtained with beam trawl and stow net catches from the southern Tagus and northern Elbe estuaries were analysed for two different periods of timeExpand
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Effects of introduced round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) on diet composition and growth of zander (Sander lucioperca), a main predator in European brackish waters.
We inspected diet and growth of zander Sander lucioperca, a main predator in North European brackish waters, from the Kiel Canal, northern Germany, to analyse effects of the introduced round gobyExpand
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First records of the round goby Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814) in the Elbe River, Germany
The round goby Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814), a Ponto-Caspian gobiid species, was recorded for the first time in the Elbe River, Germany in May 2008. Between then and June 2013, 22 recordsExpand
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Endangered anadromous lampreys in the southern Baltic Sea: spatial distribution, long-term trend, population status.
We analysed ~310 records of river lampreys Lampetra fluviatilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (~19 977 663 specimens) and 54 records of sea lampreys Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758 (~86 specimens) for theExpand
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Occurrence and distribution of twaite shad (Alosa fallax Lacépède) in the lower Elbe River, Germany
Stow net and ring net catches from 1989 to 1994 were analysed and compared to previous catch data in order to evaluate the current status of the twaite shad Elbe population. No significantExpand
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A Review of Predation Impact by 0+ Fish on Zooplankton in Fresh and Brackish Waters of the Temperate Northern Hemisphere
To assess potential differences in predation impact on zooplankton communities by small (larva) and large 0+ juvenile fish, 18 studies were reviewed from fresh water and the brackish Baltic Sea ofExpand
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