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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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  8. Content type: Research

    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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  9. Content type: Research

    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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  11. Content type: Research

    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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    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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  18. Content type: Research

    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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  19. Content type: Research

    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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  20. Content type: Research

    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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  22. Content type: Research

    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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  23. Content type: Research

    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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  24. Content type: Research

    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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  25. 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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  26. Content type: Research

    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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  27. Content type: Research

    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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  28. 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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  29. Content type: Research

    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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  30. Content type: Research

    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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  31. Content type: Research

    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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. Content type: Research

    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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  36. Content type: Research

    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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  37. Content type: Research

    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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