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  1. Content type: Research

    In freshwater systems, microalgae are the major biomass of microorganisms. They occur in ecosystems that are largely structured by the climatic regime, the physical and chemical environments with which they in...

    Authors: Bilassé Zongo and Joseph I Boussim

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2015 11:1

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Aquatic Biosystems 2016 11:2

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    Histopathological lesions and biometric variations in catfish species are statistically associated with chemical contaminant exposure. A histopathological and biometric database for the catfish Sciades herzbergii

    Authors: Raimunda Nonata Fortes Carvalho Neta, Débora Batista Pinheiro Sousa, Zafira da Silva de Almeida, Débora Martins Silva Santos and Ligia Tchaicka

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:12

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    The Brunei River and Bay estuarine system (BES) in the northwest of Borneo is acidic and highly turbid. The system supports extensive intertidal mudflats and presents a potentially steep salinity and pH gradie...

    Authors: Henk Bolhuis, Henriette Schluepmann, Juri Kristalijn, Zohrah Sulaiman and David J Marshall

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:10

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    A geothermal ecosystem located at Tantloi, India has been found to be an interesting habitat for microbes of diverse nature. However, the microbial diversity of this habitat is poorly explored. In this study, ...

    Authors: Preeti Jain, Hasan Mahmud Reza and Subrata Pal

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:7

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    Seabirds have been historically used to monitor environmental contamination. The aim of the present study was to test the suitability of a species belonging to the Procellariiformes group, the Manx shearwater, Pu...

    Authors: Maíra Duarte Cardoso, Jailson Fulgencio de Moura, Davi C Tavares, Rodrigo A Gonçalves, Fernanda I Colabuono, Emily M Roges, Roberta Laine de Souza, Dalia Dos Prazeres Rodrigues, Rosalinda C Montone and Salvatore Siciliano

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:6

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    Over the last decade the amino acid beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) has come under intense scrutiny. International laboratory and epidemiological research continues to support the hypothesis that environmenta...

    Authors: Pearse McCarron, Alan C Logan, Sabrina D Giddings and Michael A Quilliam

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:5

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  7. Content type: Review

    The Earth receives around 1000 W.m−2 of power from the Sun and only a fraction of this light energy is able to be converted to biomass (chemical energy) via the process of photosynthesis. Out of all photosyntheti...

    Authors: David Parlevliet and Navid Reza Moheimani

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:4

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    OMEGA is an integrated aquatic system to produce biofuels, treat and recycle wastewater, capture CO2, and expand aquaculture production. This system includes floating photobioreactors (PBRs) that will cover hundr...

    Authors: Stephanie N Hughes, Sasha Tozzi, Linden Harris, Shawn Harmsen, Colleen Young, Jon Rask, Sharon Toy-Choutka, Kit Clark, Marilyn Cruickshank, Hamilton Fennie, Julie Kuo and Jonathan D Trent

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:3

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    The microscopic Utermöhl method is commonly used for the recognition of the presence and taxonomic composition of potentially toxic cyanobacteria and is especially useful for monitoring reservoirs used as drin...

    Authors: Aleksandra Bukowska, Aleksandra Bielczyńska, Anna Karnkowska, Ryszard J Chróst and Iwona Jasser

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:2

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  10. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    The Aquatic Biosystems editorial team would like to thank the following colleagues who contributed to peer review for the journal in 2013.

    Authors: Edward J Phlips and Shiladitya DasSarma

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2014 10:1

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    Despite the plethora of approaches, the sensitivity of the methods to measure the relationship between the abundance and biomass curves in stressed detritus-based ecosystems still remain to be refined. In this...

    Authors: Fulvio Cerfolli, Bruno Bellisario and Corrado Battisti

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:22

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  12. Content type: Review

    In aquaculture, when alternative protein sources of Fish Meal (FM) in diets are investigated, Plant Proteins (PP) can be used. Among them, Vital Wheat Gluten (VWG) is a proteinaceous material obtained from whe...

    Authors: Emmanuelle Apper-Bossard, Aurélien Feneuil, Anne Wagner and Frédérique Respondek

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:21

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    Understanding the responses of ecological communities to human-induced perturbations is crucial for establishing conservation goals. Ecological communities are dynamic entities undergoing fluctuations due to t...

    Authors: Bruno Bellisario, Claudio Carere, Fulvio Cerfolli, Dario Angeletti, Giuseppe Nascetti and Roberta Cimmaruta

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:20

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    The aim was to study the seasonal microbial diversity variations of an athalassohaline environment with a high concentration of sulfates in Tirez lagoon (La Mancha, Spain). Despite the interest in these types ...

    Authors: Lilia Montoya, Carlotta Vizioli, Nuria Rodríguez, María José Rastoll, Ricardo Amils and Irma Marin

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:19

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    The permanent dominance of Planktothrix-like сyanobacteria has been often reported for shallow eutrophic\hypertrophic lakes in central Europe in summer\autumn. However studies on phytoplankton growth under ice co...

    Authors: Olga Babanazarova, Sergey Sidelev and Svetlana Schischeleva

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:18

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  16. Content type: Research

    The Cariaco Basin is characterized by pronounced and predictable vertical layering of microbial communities dominated by reduced sulfur species at and below the redox transition zone. Marine water samples were...

    Authors: Lorelei Bozo-Hurtado, M Alexandra García-Amado, Andrei Chistoserdov, Ramon Varela, J Jesus Narvaez, Rita Colwell and Paula Suárez

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:17

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