Assessing the ecological quality status of a temperate urban estuary by means of benthic biotic indices.


Benthic indices are commonly used tools for assessing the environmental quality, because they represent a simple source of scientific information. However, their performance could vary depending on the application area and perturbation types, thus they should be tested before used in other remote geographic regions. This study aims to test the use of some… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.10.042