Freshwater Biology is concerned with the life and ecosystems of freshwater habitats. It includes animal, plant and microbial life in lakes, rivers and ponds.
Freshwater Biology Articles
The study of cyst hatching, performed on 5 cyst types under lab conditions, demonstrated that cysts do not hatch under the same conditions....
Lake Urmia (or Ormiyeh) is one of the largest hypersaline lakes in the world and the habitat of a unique bisexual Artemia species (A. urmiana)...
Biomonitoring of Pb and Cd in two impacted watersheds in Southeast Brazil, using the freshwater mussel Anodontites trapesialis (Lamarck, 1819) (Bivalvia : Mycetopodidae) as a biological monitor
Studies were carried out to investigate the contamination of Piracicaba and Mogi-Guaçu River basins (São Paulo State, Southeastern, Brazil) for heavy metals (Cd and Pb), using the limnic bivalve Anodontites trapesialis as a biological monitor.
Recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court have focused national attention on what bodies of water fall under federal jurisdiction for protection under the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA).
Over a decade of work and contributions by more than 200 leading conservation scientists have produced a first-ever comprehensive map and database of the diversity of life in the world’s freshwater ecosystems
Nearly 40 percent of fish species in North American streams, rivers and lakes are now in jeopardy, according to the most detailed evaluation of the conservation status of freshwater fishes in the last 20 years.
If you want to catch a trophy northern pike, walleye or brook trout in the northern Canadian wilderness, better plan your trip soon.
Cornell researchers have found that a deadly fish virus detected in the northeastern United States for the first time in June in two species has probably spread to at least two more...
A lethal fish virus in the Great Lakes and neighboring waterways is approaching epidemic proportions
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute's Center for Environmental Oncology suggests that fish caught in Pittsburgh rivers contain substances that mimic the actions of estrogen, the female hormone.
The effect of macrophytes on dissolved nutrients
Threats to freshwater fisheries and associated biodiversity largely unrecognized, authors state
Researchers have found that zebra mussels have built colonies on the sandy and muddy bottom of Lake Erie
Ninety per cent of the lakes surveyed in a study of Ontario's "cottage country" north of Toronto have seen a significant rise in taste and odour-causing algae
Far northern rivers are discharging increasing amounts of freshwater into the Arctic Ocean
Acid rain was one of the world's worst pollution problems of the 1970s and 1980s
Lakes and streams in Maine and other parts of North America are taking more time than expected to recover from the effects of acid rain
Effects of the organophosphorous methyl parathion on the branchial epithelium of a freshwater fish Metynnis roosevelti
The purpose of the study is to use the morphology of the gills of M. roosevelti as indicators of the effects of lethal and sublethal effects of the organophosphorous compound methyl parathion
The present study extended these investigations to the eastern bank, treating small lotic bodies of water.
Impacts of the construction of the Port of Suape on phytoplankton in the Ipojuca River estuary (Pernambuco-Brazil)
This paper characterizes the planktonic flora of the estuary of the Ipojuca River after the port construction in comparison with previous observed data