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Title The Black Sea : dynamics, ecology and conservation / Amy L. Ryann and Nathan J. Perkins, editors.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2011]
©2011

Series Oceanography and ocean engineering
Marine biology
Oceanography and ocean engineering series.
Marine biology (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Oceanography -- Black Sea.
Chemical oceanography -- Black Sea.
Marine ecology -- Black Sea.
Marine pollution -- Black Sea.
Marine resources conservation -- Black Sea.
Black Sea -- Environmental conditions.
Alt Name Ryann, Amy L.
Perkins, Nathan J.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 297 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents THE BLACK SEA: DYNAMICS, ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION ; THE BLACK SEA: DYNAMICS, ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION ; CONTENTS; PREFACE ; INFLUENCE OF DANUBE RIVER INPUTS ON THE TROPHIC FUNCTIONING OF COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS IN THE NORTH-WESTERN BLACK SEA ; ABSTRACT ; 1. INTRODUCTION; 1.1. The Danube -- Black Sea System; 1.2. The Danube River ; 1.3. The Romanian Coast ; 2. INFLUENCE OF THE DANUBE RIVER INPUTS ON THE ROMANIAN COASTAL WATERS AND SEDIMENTS ; 2.1. Sampling and Analyses ; 2.2. Variations of Isotopic Signatures of Danube POM, Surface Seawater POM and Sediments.
2.3. Influence of Danube Inputs on Seawater and Sediment Isotopic Signatures 2.4. Discussion ; 3. THE ROLE OF DANUBE ORGANIC MATTER ON FEEDING, TROPHIC WEBS AND POPULATION DYNAMICS OF PELAGIC FISHES IN THE NORTH-WESTERN BLACK SEA ; 3.1. Sampling and Analyses; 3.2. Variations in Pelagic Fish Feeding ; 3.3. Variations in Isotopic Signatures of Pelagic Fishes ; 3.4. Trophic Level and Condition of Pelagic Fishes ; 3.5. Discussion ; 3.5.1. Implications of Feeding Behaviour Variations on Food Web Structure ; 3.5.2. Stable Isotope Ratios and Fish Trophic Levels.
3.5.3. Influence of Danube River Inputs on Fish Condition and Pelagic Fish Food Webs4. FEEDING BEHAVIOURS AND FOOD WEBS OF BENTHIC AND DEMERSAL FISHES ON THE ROMANIAN COAST ; 4.1. Sampling and Analyses ; 4.2. Indices of Trophic Interactions and Trophic Level ; 4.3. Spatial and Seasonal Variation in Demersal and Benthic Fish Diet ; 4.4. Trophic Niche Width, Dietary Overlap and Trophic Level ; 4.5. Discussion ; 4.5.1. Fish Diets and Trophic Niches ; 4.5.2. Implications on Isotopic Signatures and Trophic Levels of Benthic Fishes.
4.5.3. Influence of the Danube River Inputs on Bottom Fish Diets 5. MODIFICATIONS AND FUTURE OF COMMERCIAL FISHERIES ON THE ROMANIAN COAST ; 5.1. Indices for Evidencing Romanian Fisheries Changes ; 5.2. Trends in Romanian Fisheries between 1965 and 2005 ; 5.3. Past and Present Food Web of Fishes on the Romanian Coast; 5.4. Possible Future Food Web of Fishes on the Romanian Coast ; 5.5. Fisheries Trends and Black Sea Environmental Changes; 5.6. Regime-Shift and Changes in the Top-Down Bottom-up Balance ; 6. CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; REFERENCES.
ECOTOXICOLOGICAL STUDIES OF BLACK SEA ECOSYSTEM AT THE CASE OF SEVASTOPOL REGION ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; 1. ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION FACTORS IN SEVASTOPOL REGION OF THE BLACK SEA ; 1.1. Main Pollution Sources in Sevastopol Region ; 1.2 Chemical Pollution ; 1.3. Physical Pollution ; 1.4. Microbial Pollution ; 2. CHEMICAL POLLUTION OF FISH SPECIES IN SEVASTOPOL COASTAL WATERS ; 2.1. Trace Elements Concentrations in Coastal Fish Species ; 2.2. Nitrosamine Concentrations in Fish Species ; 3. MICROBIAL POLLUTION OF FISH SPECIES IN SEVASTOPOL COASTAL WATERS.
ISBN 9781613247426 (e-book)
1613247427
9781613247426
9781611228557
1611228557
OCLC # 846943348
Additional Format Print version: 9781611228557 1611228557 (DLC) 2010043916


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