Search for dissertations about: "Mytilus spp."

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  1. 1. Importance of blue mussels for biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in subtidal habitats

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of System Ecology, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Pia Norling; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; blue mussel; Mytilus spp.; ecosystem engineering; habitat-modifier; diversity; facilitation; ecosystem functioning; ecosystem services and water quality maintenance; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Marine ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Marin ekologi; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : Blue mussels, Mytilus spp., occur on rocky and sedimentary shores worldwide where they often form dense aggregates. These assemblages change the local environment and create unique habitats. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterization and persistence of potential human pathogenic vibrios in aquatic environments

    University dissertation from Kristianstad : Kristianstad University

    Author : Betty Collin; Högskolan Kristianstad.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Mozambique; Sweden; molluscs; occurrence; persistence; sediment; TCBS; PCR; PhP; antibiotic resistance; microbiology; Vibrio spp.; Mytilus edulis;

    Abstract : Vibrio spp., natural inhabitants of aquatic environments, are one of the most common causes of bacterial gastroenteritis in the world, being spread to humans via the ingestion of seafood, contaminated drinking water or exposure to seawater. The majority of Vibrio spp. are avirulent, but certain strains may sporadically be human pathogenic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pharmaecological perspectives : Exposure studies using coastal Baltic Sea organisms

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Hanna Oskarsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Pharmaceuticals; Baltic Sea; Mytilus edulis trossulus; Fucus vesiculosus; Ceramium tenuicorne; Gammarus spp.; Direct effects; Inter-specific interactions; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effects of pharmaceutical substances on coastal Baltic Sea organisms. Despite an increasing awareness of the occurrence of pharmaceuticals in various aquatic compartments, current knowledge of their possible effects on non-target organisms is limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hydroxylated polybrominat­ed diphenyl ethers in Baltic Sea biota Natural production, food web distribution and biotransformation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University

    Author : Dennis Lindqvist; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; OH-PBDEs; Baltic Sea; Biosynthesis; Environmental fate; Wildlife exposure; Metabolism; Analytical methods; Ceramium tenuicorne; Blue mussel; Gammarus spp.; Stickleback; Perch; Grey Seal; Environmental Chemistry; miljökemi;

    Abstract : Hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers (OH-PBDEs) are naturally produced in aquatic ecosystems e.g. by algae. Many OH-PBDEs have been observed to be highly bioactive and to cause adverse effects through several pathways, e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aspects of offshore renewable energy and the alterations of marine habitats

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Zoology, Stockholm University

    Author : Dan Wilhelmsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : renewable energy; biodiversity; wave power; wind power; disturbance; fish; fouling organisms; artificial reefs; zoologisk ekologi; Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : Several Western European countries are planning for a massive offshore renewable energy (i.e. wind and wave energy) development (ORED) along the European Atlantic coast and in the Baltic Sea. READ MORE