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  1. Content type: Research

    Aquaculture is one amongst the growing and major food producing sectors. Shrimp culture is one of the subsectors of aquaculture that attracts more attention because of the economic interest. However, the shrim...

    Authors: Palanisamy Iyapparaj, Thirumalai Maruthiah, Ramasamy Ramasubburayan, Santhiyagu Prakash, Chandrasekaran Kumar, Grasian Immanuel and Arunachalam Palavesam

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:12

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    Hematodinium perezi, a parasitic dinoflagellate, infects and kills blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus, along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States. The parasite proliferates within host hemolymph and tis...

    Authors: Ammar W Hanif, Whitney D Dyson, Holly A Bowers, Joseph S Pitula, Gretchen A Messick, Rosemary Jagus and Eric J Schott

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:11

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    Tributyltin (TBT) is a ubiquitous persistent xenobiotic that can be found in freshwater, estuarine and marine ecosystem. TBT is a strong endocrine disrupting compound (EDC) that can cause toxic threat to aquat...

    Authors: Peranandam Revathi, Palanisamy Iyapparaj, Lourduraj Arockia Vasanthi, Natesan Munuswamy and Muthukalingan Krishnan

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:10

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    The bottom-up (food resources) and top-down (grazing pressure) controls, with other environmental parameters (water temperature, pH) are the main factors regulating the abundance and structure of microbial com...

    Authors: Krystyna Kalinowska, Adam Guśpiel, Bartosz Kiersztyn and Ryszard J Chróst

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:9

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    The purpose of this study was to identify arsenite-oxidizing halobacteria in samples obtained from Salar de Punta Negra, II Region of Chile. Seven bacterial isolates, numbered as isolates I to VII, grown in a ...

    Authors: Díaz-Palma Paula, Alfaro Gleny, Hengst Martha, Pozo Patricia, Stegen Susana, Queirolo Fabrizio, Rojo Gonzalo, Silva Pedro, Arias Diana, Gallardo Karem and Contreras-Ortega Carlos

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:8

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    Inorganic phosphate (Pi) is a critical nutrient for all life and is periodically limiting in marine and freshwater provinces, yet little is understood how organisms acclimate to fluctuations in Pi within their en...

    Authors: Matthew A Fuszard, Saw Yen Ow, Chee Sian Gan, Josseilin Noirel, Nigel G Ternan, Geoff McMullan, Catherine A Biggs, Kenneth F Reardon and Phillip C Wright

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:5

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    Schirmacher Oasis is one of the few ice-free plateaus in East Antarctica that maintains a unique distribution of over 120 microbial-rich, dynamic freshwater lakes, most of which are unexplored. In this study, ...

    Authors: Jonathan P Huang, Ashit K Swain, Robert W Thacker, Rasik Ravindra, Dale T Andersen and Asim K Bej

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:4

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    Limited information is available regarding the habitat preference of the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) in South Australian estuarine environments. The need to overcome this paucity of informa...

    Authors: Nardi Cribb, Cara Miller and Laurent Seuront

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:3

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  9. Content type: Research

    Microalgae feedstock production can be integrated with wastewater and industrial sources of carbon dioxide. This study reviews the literature on algae grown on wastewater and includes a preliminary analysis of...

    Authors: Omatoyo K Dalrymple, Trina Halfhide, Innocent Udom, Benjamin Gilles, John Wolan, Qiong Zhang and Sarina Ergas

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:2

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    Prolactin (PRL) is a key hormone for osmoregulation in fish. Levels of PRL in the pituitary gland and plasma ion composition of clownfish seem to change to regulate their hydromineral balance during adaptation...

    Authors: Gyeong Eon Noh, Sum Rho, Yong Jin Chang, Byung Hwa Min and Jong-Myoung Kim

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2013 9:1

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    The salt tolerance of halophilic bacteria make them promising candidates for technical applications, like isolation of salt tolerant enzymes or remediation of contaminated saline soils and waters. Furthermore,...

    Authors: Dirk Rothenstein, Johannes Baier, Thomas D Schreiber, Vera Barucha and Joachim Bill

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:31

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  12. Content type: Review

    Traditional salt farming in Goa, India has been practised for the past 1,500 years by a few communities. Goa’s riverine estuaries, easy access to sea water and favourable climatic conditions makes salt product...

    Authors: Kabilan Mani, Bhakti B Salgaonkar, Deepthi Das and Judith M Bragança

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:30

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    Predatory copepods of the family Euchaetidae are widely distributed in polar, temperate, subtropical and tropical oceans. Paraeuchaeta concinna is the most abundant Euchaetidae in the subtropical coastal seas of ...

    Authors: Chong Kim Wong, Eva Y W Yau and Alle A Y Lie

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:28

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    The genus Dunaliella (Class – Chlorophyceae) is widely studied for its tolerance to extreme habitat conditions, physiological aspects and many biotechnological applications, such as a source of carotenoids and ma...

    Authors: Krishna Preetha, Lijo John, Cherampillil Sukumaran Subin and Koyadan Kizhakkedath Vijayan

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:27

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    Sundarbans is the single largest deltaic mangrove forest in the world, formed at estuarine phase of the Ganges - Brahmaputra river system. Primary productivity of marine and coastal phytoplankton contributes t...

    Authors: Kaberi Chaudhuri, Suman Manna, Kakoli Sen Sarma, Pankaj Naskar, Somenath Bhattacharyya and Maitree Bhattacharyya

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:26

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  16. Content type: Review

    In a biogeographical context, the term Macaronesia broadly embraces the North Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores, Madeira, Selvagens, the Canary Islands, and Cape Verde. The peculiar arid climatic conditions ...

    Authors: Francisco Hontoria, Stela Redón, Marta Maccari, Inmaculada Varó, Juan Carlos Navarro, Lluis Ballell and Francisco Amat

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:25

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  17. Content type: Research

    Parasitic dinoflagellates of the genus Hematodinium are significant pathogens affecting the global decapod crustacean fishery. Despite this, considerable knowledge gaps exist regarding the life history of the pat...

    Authors: Grant D Stentiford, Kelly S Bateman, Hamish J Small, Michelle Pond and Anette Ungfors

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:24

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  18. Content type: Research

    Hypersaline solar salterns are extreme environments in many tropical and subtropical regions throughout the world. In India, there are several coastal solar salterns along with the coastal line of the Bay of B...

    Authors: Polpass Arul Jose and Solomon Robinson David Jebakumar

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:23

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    Coral reefs are areas of maximum biodiversity, but the parasites of coral reef fishes, and especially their species richness, are not well known. Over an 8-year period, parasites were collected from 24 species...

    Authors: Jean-Lou Justine, Ian Beveridge, Geoffrey A Boxshall, Rodney A Bray, Terrence L Miller, František Moravec, Jean-Paul Trilles and Ian D Whittington

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:22

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    Ontogenetic variation in salinity adaptation has been noted for the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, which uses the export strategy for larval development: females migrate from the estuaries to the coast to spawn,...

    Authors: J Sook Chung, Leah Maurer, Meagan Bratcher, Joseph S Pitula and Matthew B Ogburn

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:21

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    Microzooplankton consisting of protists and metazoa <200 μm. It displays unique feeding mechanisms and behaviours that allow them to graze cells up to five times their own volume. They can grow at rates which ...

    Authors: S Sai Elangovan, M Arun Kumar, R Karthik, R Siva Sankar, R Jayabarathi and G Padmavati

    Citation: Aquatic Biosystems 2012 8:20

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