Vol 73, No 1 (2009)


Table of Contents


Warming and salting in the western Mediterranean during the second half of the 20th century: inconsistencies, unknowns and the effect of data processing
Manuel Vargas-Yáñez, Francina Moya, Elena Tel, M. Carmen García-Martínez, Etienne Guerber, Maxime Bourgeon
Chaetognath spatial distribution and how egg-carrying affects the vertical distribution of Sagitta tasmanica off southern Chile
Francisco Villenas, Sergio Palma, Daniela Soto
Patterns of juvenile habitat use by the spider crab Maja brachydactyla as revealed by stable isotope analyses
Juan Freire, Sirka Carabel, Patricia Verísimo, Cristina Bernárdez, Luis Fernández
Effect of copper exposure on growth, condition indices and biomarker response in juvenile sole Solea senegalensis
Vanessa Fonseca, Ângela Serafim, Rui Company, Maria João Bebianno, Henrique Cabral
Variability in oocyte size and batch fecundity in anchoveta (Engraulis ringens, Jenyns 1842) from two spawning areas off the Chilean coast
Elson M. Leal, Leonardo R. Castro, Gabriel Claramunt
Reproductive biology of the vulnerable species Sciaena umbra Linnaeus, 1758 (Pisces: Sciaenidae)
Amàlia Grau, Marta Linde, Antoni Mª Grau
The influence of organic matter and phytoplankton pigments on the distribution of bacteria in sediments of Kaštela Bay (Adriatic Sea)
Šestanović Stefanija, Šolić Mladen, Krstulović Nada
Characterisation of environmental forcing on Zostera marina L. plastochrone interval dynamics in the Punta Banda Estuary, B.C. Mexico: an empirical modelling approach
Elena Solana-Arellano, Hector Echavarría-Heras, Cecilia Leal-Ramírez
Spatial analysis of metal concentrations in the brown shrimp Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758) from the southern North Sea
Kristine Jung, Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Gerd-Peter Zauke
Reproductive traits of an estuarine crab, Neohelice (= Chasmagnathus) granulata (Brachyura: Grapsoidea: Varunidae), in two contrasting habitats
Paola V. Silva, Tomás A. Luppi, Eduardo D. Spivak, Klaus Anger
Associated fauna of the fan shell Pinna nobilis (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in the northern and eastern Tunisian coasts
Lotfi Rabaoui, Sabiha Tlig-Zouari, Andrea Cosentino, Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine
Density, size structure, shell orientation and epibiontic colonization of the fan mussel Pinna nobilis L. 1758 (Mollusca: Bivalvia) in three contrasting habitats in an estuarine area of Sardinia (W Mediterranean)
Piero Addis, Marco Secci, Gianni Brundu, Andrea Manunza, Stefano Corrias, Angelo Cau
Diversity and distribution of the Gastropoda Opisthobranchia from the Atlantic Ocean: A global biogeographic approach
Francisco J. García, Hans Bertsch
Space utilisation patterns of bryozoans on the Patagonian scallop Psychrochlamys patagonica
Juan López Gappa, Néstor A. Landoni
Otolith growth of European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) larvae fed with constant or varying food levels
Belén Aguilera, Ignacio A. Catalán, Isabel Palomera, M. Pilar Olivar
Short spatio-temporal variations in the population dynamics and biology of the deep-water rose shrimp Parapenaeus longirostris (Decapoda: Crustacea) in the western Mediterranean
Beatriz Guijarro, Enric Massutí, Joan Moranta, Joan E. Cartes

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