Aquatic ecology of the Mondego River basin global importance of local experience

Aquatic ecology of the Mondego River basin global importance of local experience
Aquatic ecology of the Mondego River basin global importance of local experience

Graça, Manuel Augusto, ed. lit.; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo, ed. lit.; Marques, João Carlos, ed. lit.

Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra

ISBN: 978-989-26-0336-0 (PDF)

Table of Contents
Introducing the Mondego river basin

Marques, João Carlos; Graça, Manuel Augusto; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo

7-12
Precipitation and the hydrology of the Mondego catchment: a scale-invariant study

Lima, Maria Isabel Pedroso de; Lima, João L. M. Pedroso de

13-28
Hydrodynamic modelling for Mondego estuary water quality management

Duarte, António Sampaio; Pinho, José; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Neto, João Magalhães; Vieira, José; Santos, Fernando Seabra

29-42
Sedimentary Dynamics of the Mondego estuary

Cunha, Pedro Proença; Dinis, Jorge

43-62
Diversity of freshwater algae

Lilia, Santos; Santos, Fátima; Gil, Cândida; Pereira, Mário

63-104
Toxic cyanobacteria in the Mondego basin reservoirs: an overiew

Vasconcelos, Vitor

105-114
Freshwater macroinvertebrates in the Mondego river basin

Graça, Manuel Augusto; Coimbra, Nuno; Carvalho, Maria João; Oliveira, Ricardo; Abelho, Manuela

115-124
Factors affecting the distribution of fish communities in the river Mondego and main tributaries

Domingos, Isabel; Chainho, Paula; Costa, José Lino; Almeida, Pedro Raposo; Costa, Maria José

125-134
Amphibian populations in the Lower Mondego river valley: species occurence and distribution patterns

Oliveira, José Miguel; Múrias, Tiago; Reis, Mário

135-150
On the structure of the bentho-pelagic fauna from the Mondego estuary southern arm

Azeiteiro, Ulisses Miranda; Ré, Pedro; Marques, João Carlos

151-168
Characterisation of the macroinvertebrate benthic communities in the Mondego Estuary

Marques, João Carlos; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Maranhão, Paulo

169-198
Fish community of Mondego estuary: space-temporal organisation

Jorge, Isabel; Monteiro, Carlos Costa; Lasserre, Gerard

199-218
Status and habitat use of waders in the Mondego estuary

Lopes, Ricardo; Cabral, João Alexandre; Múrias, Tiago; Pacheco, Carlos; Marques, João Carlos

219-230
Sources of energy in low-order srteams

Abelho, Manuela; Canhoto, Cristina; Graça, Manuel A. S.

231-242
Nutrient dynamics in the intertidal pools of the Mondego estuary: I - nutrient sources, sediment profiles, mineralisation and absorption dynamics

Flindt, Mogens René; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Lillebo, Ana Isabel; Oliveira, José Miguel

243-256
Nutrient dynamics in the intertidal pools of the Mondego estuary: II - seasonal efflux of PO4-P and NH4-N in bare bottom and vegetated pools

Lillebo, Ana Isabel; Flindt, Mogens René; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Martins, Irene; Neto, João Magalhães; Marques, João Carlos

257-272
Nutrient dynamics in the intertidal pools of the Mondego estuary: III - the importance of nutrient effluxes to macroalgal growth (Enteromorpho sp.)

Martins, Irene; Flindt, Mogens René; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Lillebo, Ana Isabel; Oliveira, José Miguel; Marques, João Carlos

273-286
Nutrient dynamics in the intertidal pools of the Mondego estuary: IV - possible contribution to dissolved inorganic phosphorus loading

Lillebo, Ana Isabel; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Flindt, Mogens René; Neto, João Magalhães; Macedo, Filomena; Martins, Irene; Marques, João Carlos

287-300
Enteromorpha spp. (ulvales: chlorophyta) growth in the south arm of the Mondego estuary: field growth rates with and without macrofaunal grazer effects

Martins, Irene; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Metelo, Inês; Neto, João Magalhães; Oliveira, José Miguel; Marques, João Carlos

301-312
Nitrogen dynamics in the Mondego estuary: leaf senescence and N mobilisation in Spartina marítima

Castro, Paula; Freitas, Helena

313-324
The role of Spartina marítima and Scirpus marítimus to dediment pore-water profiles, and possible implications to the Mondego estuary nutrient dynamics

Lillebo, Ana Isabel; Neto, João Magalhães; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Flindt, Mogens René; Marques, João Carlos

325-338
Shredders in low order streams

Feio, Maria João; Canhoto, Cristina; Graça, Manuel A. S.

339-346
Crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard) in the lower Mondego river valley

Anastácio, Pedro; Marques, João Carlos

347-362
Role assessment of an exotic fish in rice fields of the lower Mondego river valley: life history, population dynamics, production and diet of eastern mosquitofish, Gambusia holbrooki (Pisces, Poeciliidae)

Cabral, João Alexandre

363-380
The spawning migration of the sea lamprey (Petromyzon morinus L.) in the river Mondego

Almeida, Pedro Raposo; Silva, Pedro Teixeira da; Quintela, Bernardo Ruivo

381-387
Conservation biology of otter (Lutro lutro L.) in the river Mondego Basin

Martins, António; Reis, Mário; Silveira, Susana; Correia, José Carlos; Raposo, Correia

387-398
Characterisation of the Echinogammarus marinus (Leach) (Amphipoda) population in the Mondego estuary

Marques, João Carlos; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Maranhão, Paulo

399-416
Life cycle, biology and production of an estuarine isopod (Cyathura carinata)

Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Marques, João Carlos; Martins, Irene; Lillebo, Ana Isabel

417-434
The effect of primary producers dynamics (macrophytes and macroalgae) on Hydrobia ulvae population dynamics

Lillebo, Ana Isabel; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Cardoso, Patrícia; Marques, João Carlos

435-456
Impact of eutrophication on amphipods Melita palmata and Ampithoe valida in the Mondego estuary

Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Marques, João Carlos; Lillebo, Ana Isabel; Flindt, Ana Isabel

457-472
The suprabenthic mysid Mesopodopsis slabberi (van beneden) in the Mondego Estuary

Azeiteiro, Ulisses Miranda; Fonseca, Júlio Cesar; Marques, João Carlos

473-492
Glass eel migration and fisheries in the Mondego estuary: future perpectives

Domingos, Isabel

493-504
Effects of Eucalyptus globulus plantations in low order streams of central Portugal

Canhoto, Cristina; Abelho, Manuela; Graça, Manuel Augusto

505-514
Effects of habitat loss waders (Aves, Charadrii) in the Mondego estuary: a synthesis and future perspectives

Múrias, Tiago; Marques, João Carlos; Goss-Custard, John

515-526
Effects of eutrophication on waders (Aves,; Charadrii) in the Mondego estuary: a multi-level approach

Múrias, Tiago; Marques, João Carlos; Cabral, João Alexandre; Lopes, Ricardo

527-540
Elemental composition and contaminants in surface sediments of the Mondego river estuary

Vale, Carlos; Ferreira, Ana; Caetano, Miguel; Brito, Pedro

541-550
Application of holistic ecological indicators of ecosystem's integrity: a case study in the Mondego Estuary

Marques, João Carlos; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Nielsen, Soren Nors; Jorgensen, Sven Erik

551-564
Applied research in the Mondego esturary: exploring the use of DNA contentof organisms to estimate ecological exercy

Fonseca, Júlio Cesar; Marques, João Carlos; Paiva, Artur A.; Freitas, Albertina M.; Madeira, Vitor; Jorgensen, Sven Erik

565-577