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In freshwater ecosystems, sediments act as an accumulation compartment for metallic pollutants as uranium. However, they are also… Expand Morphological and molecular characters support that the former clitellate family Naididae Ehrenberg, 1828 is nested within… Expand Sediment stability is a critical component for the understanding of cohesive sediment dynamics. Traditionally, physico-chemical… Expand Metallothioneins (MTs), are low molecular weight proteins, mainly implicated in metal ion detoxification. Increase in MT contents… Expand The tubificid clitellates are a common component in the freshwater bottom fauna and are also the most abundant oligochaete group… Expand The phylogeny of the Tubificidae, and of most of its subfamilies and some of its genera, is revisited, on the basis of sequences… Expand Tubifex tubifex is a cosmopolitan freshwater oligochaete whose presence has been studied as a health indicator of the aquatic… Expand Specimens of the Oligochaeta species to be used as bioindicators of organic pollution were collected from Ankara Stream between… Expand Sediment cores conta~ning different dens~t ies of Tubifex tublfex ranging from 0 to 70000 ind m-' were incubated in the… Expand Mean 96-hr LC50 values and standard deviations for the oligochaetesS. heringianus andL. hoffmeisteri exposed to endrin… Expand