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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (4): 458–466.
Published: 28 November 2007
... of endemic fish species as bait has gone largely unnoticed, but is thought to impede the recovery of these species in the lake. A survey was conducted in March 2003, covering 51 sites, to assess the impact of this fishery targeting Nile perch on the endemic species. The species used as bait were juvenile...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (2): 203–213.
Published: 28 May 2010
...Nshombo Muderhwa; Lushombo Matabaro In the present study we compared morphological characteristics of the endemic fish species Lamprichthys tanganicanus (Poeciliidae) from Lake Tanganyika to those of similar fish samples which have appeared in Lake Kivu since 2006 to assess: (1) the taxonomic...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (2): 201–211.
Published: 08 June 2007
... of the group agassii , with 455 metric tons (0.9%). The introduced fishes “silversides”, Odontesthes bonariensis , and “trouts”, Oncorhynchus mykiss , contribute 16 900 metric tons (33.9%) and 324 metric tons (0.7%) respectively. Hydro-acoustic evaluations show a permanent diminution of the endemic Orestias...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2015) 18 (2): 149–159.
Published: 03 April 2015
... system and Tarim basin. Species composition of fish faunas of all ecoregions are discussed and endemic species and subspecies listed. The degree of endemism is notable, reaching 55 and 70% in the Talas River and Issyk-Kul Lake ecoregions, respectively. Some aspects of human impact on native fish...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2015) 18 (2): 134–148.
Published: 03 April 2015
...A. N. Matveyev; V. P. Samusenok This article reviews the fish fauna of Lake Baikal, the world's deepest and largest lake in volume. The nucleus of the fish fauna of Lake Baikal is a unique complex of endemic cottoid fishes (56% of the total number of species and 41% of the total number of genera...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 381–391.
Published: 01 December 2001
... habitats and their fishes/fisheries; (3) indicate priority gaps in freshwater fish habitat management; and (4) comment on planning and managing strategies for freshwater aquatic resources and fishes in Greece. Freshwater fishes total 126 species (58 % endemic), 19 of which are introductions. Inland fishery...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2008) 11 (3): 246–256.
Published: 25 August 2008
..., to tropical humid in the south. México has more than 500 freshwater fish species, about 271 of them country endemics, and approximately 48 endemics from binational basins. There are still some 30–40 fish species not yet described. There are 563 fish species colonizing coastal flood plain species. In addition...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2005) 8 (4): 363–366.
Published: 01 October 2005
... regions, as does endemism, although levels of the latter are comparable for both regions. Values of taxonomic distinctness (Δ*), a relatedness measure based on average properties, are very similar for the Gulf and the Red Sea over all spatial scales. This might seem surprising, given that (i) the Gulf's...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (4): 433–446.
Published: 01 December 2006
... quarter of the earth's total surface water supply, and are home to rich and diverse assemblages of fish. Apart from the diversity and endemicity of their biota, properties that distinguish the African Great Lakes from their North American counterparts include their great age, sensitivity to climate change...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2013) 16 (2): 164–171.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Martin Van der Knaap Some of the characteristics of the African Great Lakes are the numerous species of fish, crustaceans, mollusks, plankton, and other phyla, most of them endemic. The usual sources of perturbation when speaking about Great Lakes also have their impacts on the African Great Lakes...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2003
... to the subsurface habitat. For example, lowering of the water table in calcrete aquifers by water abstraction may jeopardise isolated, endemic relictual faunas in Australia's arid zone whereas in many gravel bed rivers, siltation threatens the biodiversity and filtration capacity of the hyporheic zone. Groundwaters...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 251–261.
Published: 01 September 2003
...O. I. Belykh; E. G. Sorokovikova The autotrophic picoplankton of Lake Baikal was discovered more than 30 years ago; the productivity of the endemic member of the group, Synechocystis limnetica, is of particular interest. In the course of long-term investigations, the abundance of this species...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 337–342.
Published: 01 September 2003
... tanapelagius , and to some extent the benthopelagic Barbus humilis , transferred energy from zooplankton to the top level of the food web. Barbus humilis is a vector of energy and biomass from detritus to top predators. Pelagic fisheries are proposed as an option to reduce fishing pressure on the endemic...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2003) 6 (3): 325–336.
Published: 01 September 2003
...M. de Graaf; M. Machiels; T. Wudneh; F. A. Sibbing Lake Tana's 15 large Barbus species form the only known intact endemic cyprinid species flock left in the world. The barbs contribute around one third of the total annual catch of the motorised commercial gillnet fishery which was introduced...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2007) 10 (3): 341–349.
Published: 14 September 2007
... in the Northern part of Indo-West Pacific region and only two endemic species were found. Copyright © AEHMS 2007 Decapoda Brachyura biogeography taxonomy There are few studies on marine environments of the Persian Gulf, particularly on the Iranian side. The crustacean fauna of the area...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2009) 12 (1): 90–100.
Published: 09 March 2009
.... All three of these island groups are important for supporting colonial nesting waterbirds, endemic species and communities, and migratory birds. Lake Huron islands have been somewhat buffered from anthropogenic change due to their isolation and therefore support a rich and diverse sets of species...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (1999) 2 (4): 465–473.
Published: 01 January 1999
... of the Mediterranean species has ever been examined. In an eco-toxicological evaluation of harbour sediment, Corophium orientale , an endemic Mediterranean species, was investigated for suitability to determine sediment quality. Physical-chemical analyses and amphipod bioassays on several contaminated Italian harbour...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2001) 4 (4): 343–355.
Published: 01 December 2001
...R. M. McDowall Abstract New Zealand has prolific, cool, clear fresh water of high quality, found in numerous medium to small rivers and streams and low elevation to high country lakes. These waterways carry a highly endemic fish fauna of low diversity (36 indigenous species, 21 exotic species...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2006) 9 (2): 227–236.
Published: 01 July 2006
... turtles that nest on Malaysia's pristine beaches, the hawk's bill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata and the green turtle, Chelonia mydas . However, none of the top ten marine fish species endemic in this country had been studied yet. A start had been made to study the genetic structure of the green-lipped...
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Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management (2010) 13 (1): 47–55.
Published: 26 February 2010
... in the Ethiopian Rift Valley, the number of endemic fish species in the Chamo-Abaya and Chew Bahir basins is low. As in other Rift Valley basins, the fish diversity depends on the balance between extinction, driven mostly by episodic desiccation, and dispersal from adjacent water systems. The higher diversity...
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