publication . Doctoral thesis . 2007

Importance of Mangroves for Fish.Bases for the conservation and sustainable management of mangrove ecosystems in North Brazil

Giarrizzo, Tommaso;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
The purpose of this thesis is to assess the use of the intertidal mangrove habitats by fishes in the northern Brazilian coast in order to support, with biological data, the conservation and sustainable management of this ecosystem. The thesis is a compilation of nine scientific publications included in six main topics: (i) inter-creek variability in fish habitat use in a medium spatial scale; (ii) large-scale comparison of the intertidal mangrove fish fauna cought with similar fishing gear in the second largest contiguous mangrove area of the world; (iii) temporal variation in the occurrence of juveniles of eight abundant fish species from intertidal mangrove cr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ichthyofauna;intertidal mangrove channel; fish nursery;feeding ecology;stable isotopes;tropical estuary;Curuca; Para; North Brazil, ddc:570
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