publication . Other literature type . Article . 2006

Testing the potential effects of shellfish farming on swimming activity and spatial distribution of sole (Solea solea) in a mesocosm

P. Laffargue; M-L. Bégout; F. Lagardère;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2006
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: France
Restructuring coastal fish nursery habitats by extensive shellfish fanning in the French part of the Bay of Biscay could influence fish physiology and behaviour and affect the ecological performance of the species. The influence of oyster-trestle cultivation installations on sole (Solea solea) swimming behaviour was investigated using an experimental pond mesocosm. A pen was constructed with three interconnected zones (two with bags of live oysters or oyster shells on trestles, and one free zone). Water renewal depended on the tide. Environmental variables were recorded continuously (temperature, oxygen, pH, meteorological data), every 3-5 days (salinity, sample...
Medical Subject Headings: fungi
free text keywords: Tidal pond experiment, Shellfish farming, Flatfish habitat, Fisheries, Environmental constraints, Behavioural responses, Acoustic telemetry, Ecology, Aquatic Science, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics, Oceanography, Sediment, Fishery, Diel vertical migration, Coastal fish, Bay, Water column, Salinity, Biology, Oyster, biology.animal, Mesocosm
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2006

Testing the potential effects of shellfish farming on swimming activity and spatial distribution of sole (Solea solea) in a mesocosm

P. Laffargue; M-L. Bégout; F. Lagardère;