Hyperparasitism of trichodinid ciliates on monogenean gill flukes of two marine fish

Hyperparasitism of trichodinid ciliates on monogenean gill flukes of two marine fish A. Colorni*, A. Diamant Dis Aquat Org 65: 177–180, 2005, Published June 30 doi:10.3354/dao065177 Full PDF is available on the Int-Res link above! Under perturbed environmental conditions, specificity between fish hosts and their parasitic fauna often breaks down (Rohde 1982, Thoney & Hargis... Continue Reading →

Aquarium History

Let the word AQUARIUM then be the one selected to indicate these interesting collections of aquatic animals and plants, distinguishing it as a Freshwater Aquarium, if contents be fluviatile, or a Marine Aquarium, if it be such as I have made the subject of the present volume. – The Aquarium, Philip Henry Gosse, 1856. The start... Continue Reading →

Long-term effects of nutrient and CO2 enrichment on the temperate coral Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786)

Long-term effects of nutrient and CO2 enrichment on the temperate coral Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786) JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY, APRIL 2010 DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2010.02.007 PDF Available From the article abstract, minimally edited for clarity: Coral calcification rates[...]were not significantly affected by moderately elevated nutrients at ambient CO2 and were negatively affected... Continue Reading →

Role of elevated organic carbon levels and microbial activity in coral mortality

Role of elevated organic carbon levels and microbial activity in coral mortality David I. Kline, Neilan M. Kuntz, Mya Breitbart, Nancy Knowlton, Forest Rohwer Marine Ecology Progress Series, Vol. 314 (May 22 2006), pp. 119-125 Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/24870119 PDF available Here we experimentally show that routinely measured components of water quality (nitrate, phosphate, ammonia) do... Continue Reading →

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