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Corpus Systématique Animale

Titre du document

The importance of oligohaline estuarine wetland habitats to fisheries resources

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Springer (journals)
Langue(s) du document
Anglais
Type de document
Research-article
Nom du fichier dans la ressource
Poissons_v2b_003998
Auteur(s)
  • Lawrence P. Rozas 1
  • Courtney T. Hackney 2
Affiliation(s)
  • 1) Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, 22903, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 2) Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 28406, Wilmington, North Carolina
Résumé

Oligohaline estuarine wetlands are found at the upper reaches of most estuaries. These wetlands are composed of several habitat types including tidal marshes, tidal creeks, and open-water areas. Twenty-five species of fish representing 11 families and three species of invertebrates were identified as economically important and abundant in oligohaline habitats along the northern Gulf and southeastern Atlantic coasts. These include anadromous and catadromous species which use low salinity habitats as migratory corridors and freshwater, estuarine and marine organisms which use these habitats as nursery and feeding areas. The few comparative data available suggest that some oligohaline wetland habitats may be of equal importance to higher salinity marshes for at least two important estuarine species (spot and Atlantic menhaden). Until detailed studies are available for specific estuaries, oligohaline habitats should be considered as valuable as salt marsh habitats. The value of these habitats as nursery areas should be considered by managers and regulatory agencies when reviewing proposals to modify them.

Catégories Science-Metrix
  • 1 - natural sciences
  • 2 - biology
  • 3 - ecology
Catégories INIST
  • 1 - sciences appliquees, technologies et medecines
  • 2 - sciences biologiques et medicales
  • 3 - sciences biologiques fondamentales et appliquees. psychologie
  • 4 - ecologie animale, vegetale et microbienne
Catégories Scopus
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - General Environmental Science
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - Ecology
  • 1 - Physical Sciences ; 2 - Environmental Science ; 3 - Environmental Chemistry
Catégories WoS
  • 1 - science ; 2 - environmental sciences
  • 1 - science ; 2 - ecology
Identifiant ISTEX
0630187F10084F60013EE7A8455D6496D2942CF6
Revue

Wetlands

Année de publication
1983
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Non
Version PDF
1.3
Score qualité du texte
8.311
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  • Poissons
Type de publication
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