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Cyanobacteria in mangrove ecosystems
Mangroves are subject to the effects of tides and fluctuations in environmental conditions, which may reach extreme conditions. These ecosystems are severely threatened by human activities despite their ecological importance. ...
Subtropical Brazilian mangroves as a refuge of crab (Decapoda: Brachyura) diversity
This study characterized seven mangrove areas of different sizes, located on the southeastern Brazilian coast, with respect to their sediment and vegetation features. We also estimated the richness and composition of the ...
Análise do estado de conservação do manguezal do rio Sergipe
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosUFSCarPrograma de Pós-graduação em Ecologia e Recursos NaturaisCâmpus São Carlos, 2016-12-01)
Mangroves are ecological systems at the interface between marine and terrestrial regions and subjected to natural disturbances of the stressful environment and anthropogenic actions due to urban development. The mangrove ...
Characterisation of the effect of a simulated hydrocarbon spill on diazotrophs in mangrove sediment mesocosm
An analysis of the effect of an oil spill on mangrove sediments was carried out by contamination of mesocosms derived from two different mangroves, one with a history of contamination and one pristine. The association ...
Temporal assessment of microbial communities in soils of two contrasting mangroves
(Soc Brasileira Microbiologia, 2018-01-01)
Variations in microbial communities promoted by alterations in environmental conditions are reflected in similarities/differences both at taxonomic and functional levels. Here we used a natural gradient within mangroves ...
Relative growth of Uca burgersi (Crustacea, Ocypodidae) from two mangroves in the southeastern Brazilian coast
(Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul, 2004-03-01)
The relative growth of the fiddler crab Uca burgersi Holthuis, 1967 was analyzed in two populations from different mangroves (Ubatumirim and Cavalo rivers) in the southeastern Brazilian coast, monthly sampled from May, ...