Vol 70, No 1 (2006)


Table of Contents


Intercomparing drifts from RAFOS and profiling floats in the deep western boundary current along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Francisco Machín, Uwe Send, Walter Zenk
Analysis of wind events in a coastal area: a tool for assessing turbulence variability for studies on plankton
Òscar Guadayol, Francesc Peters
Exploitation of tidal power in the Bay of Cadiz: ancient tidal mills
José J. Alonso del Rosario, Juan M. Vidal Pérez, Julio Pérez Serrano, Juan C. Mendoza Sánchez
Seasonal evolution of the nutrient pattern on Biscay Bay continental shelf over the years 1999-2000
Sophie Loyer, Luis Lampert, Alain Menesguen, Philippe Cann, Thierry Labasque
Sources and preservation of organic matter in recent sediment from the Changjiang (Yangtze River) Estuary, China
Lü Xiaoxia, Shikui Zhai, Lifeng Niu
Effects of the toxic dinoflagellate Karlodinium sp. (cultured at different N/P ratios) on micro and mesozooplankton
Dolors Vaqué, Jordi Felipe, M. Montserrat Sala, Albert Calbet, Marta Estrada, Miquel Alcaraz
Morphology and rDNA phylogeny of a Mediterranean Coolia monotis (Dinophyceae) strain from Greece
Nicolas P. Dolapsakis, Michael W. Kilpatrick, Athena Economou-Amilli, Triantafyllos Tafas
Horizontal distribution of tintinnids in the open waters of the South Adriatic (Eastern Mediterranean)
Frano Krsinic, Branka Grbec
Trophic categorization in the Rías Baixas (NW Spain): nutrients in water and in macroalgae
Rubén Villares, Alejo Carballeira
Updated checklist and identification of areas of endemism of benthic amphipods (Caprellidea and Gammaridea) from offshore habitats in the SW Gulf of Mexico
Ignacio Winfield, Elva Escobar-Briones, Juan J. Morrone
A new species of Mirocaris (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Alvinocarididae) associated with hydrothermal vents on the Central Indian Ridge, Indian Ocean
Tomoyuki Komai, Joel W. Martin, Krista Zala, Shinji Tsuchida, Jun Hashimoto
Growth of common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) in cages suspended from rafts
Albert Chapela, Ángel F. González, Earl G. Dawe, Francisco J. Rocha, Ángel Guerra
Observations on the reproductive cycle, age and growth of the salema, Sarpa salpa (Osteichthyes: Sparidae) along the western central coast of Italy
Alessandro Criscoli, Francesco Colloca, Paolo Carpentieri, Andrea Belluscio, Giandomenico Ardizzone
Comparative morphometrics of two populations of Mugil curema (Pisces: Mugilidae) on the Atlantic and Mexican Pacific coasts
Ana Laura Ibáñez-Aguirre, Esther Cabral-Solís, Manuel Gallardo-Cabello, Elaine Espino-Barr
A web-based environment for shape analysis of fish otoliths. The AFORO database
Antoni Lombarte, Òscar Chic, Vicenç Parisi-Baradad, Roger Olivella, Jaume Piera, Emilio García-Ladona
First record of Taningia danae (Cephalopoda: Octopoteuthidae) in the Mediterranean Sea
Antoni Quetglas, Khaled Fliti, Enric Massutí, Wahid Refes, Beatríz Guijarro, Said Zaghdoudi

News & Comments

Answer to Rutger de Wit's comments to the proposed tentative “Ecological Law of Thermodynamics” (ELT)
Sven Erik Jørgensen
Look for Margalef's written contributions
Francesc Peters

Book review

Viéitez, J.M., C. Alós, J. Parapar, C. Besteiro, J. Moreira, J. Núñez, A.J. Laborda and G. San Martín. 2004. Annelida Polychaeta I. In Fauna Iberica, Vol. 25. Ramos, M.A. et al. (eds.). Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales. CSIC, Madrid
Luigi Musco, Adriana Giangrande