Migrations and Dispersal of Marine Organisms: Proceedings of the 37th European Marine Biology Symposium held in Reykjavík, Iceland, 5-9 August 20 by M.B. JonesMigrations and Dispersal of Marine Organisms: Proceedings of the 37th European Marine Biology Symposium held in Reykjavík, Iceland, 5-9 August 20 by M.B. Jones

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EditorM.B. Jones, A. Ingólfsson, E. Ólafsson

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This book represents the Proceedings of the 37th European Marine Biology Symposium, held in Reykjavík, Iceland, 5-9 August 2002. The main themes of the symposium were Migrations and Dispersal of Marine Organisms. These themes are highly relevant today. There is widespread man-aided dispersal (e.g. by ballast water) of marine plants and animals, which may have substantial effects on the regions receiving new species. The new introductions may result in reduced diversity of plants and animals and may affect natural resources in the countries receiving toxic algae and other foreign elements. Studies of changes in distribution and dispersal of marine animals and plants are also highly relevant with reference to the changing climate taking place. The study of dispersal has recently gained new impetus with the discovery of the remarkable communities found on isolated hydrothermal vents and cold water seeps in the world's oceans. This book should appeal to a broad group of biologists, and especially marine ecologists. Four papers are based on keynote addresses, given by world authorities in their respective fields, on the state of the art of different important aspects of dispersal and migrations. These are followed by papers covering a wide field, from the rafting of macrobenthic animals on human debris, the spread of the Chinese mitten crap in Europe, the migrations of diatoms, and the seasonal movements of copepods, to mention but a few.
Title:Migrations and Dispersal of Marine Organisms: Proceedings of the 37th European Marine Biology…Format:PaperbackDimensions:274 pagesPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Preface. List of Participants. Dispersal of marine organisms. Keynote presentations. Community assembly and historical biogeography in the North Atlantic Ocean: The potential role of human-mediated dispersal vectors; J.T. Carlton. Dispersal at hydrothermal vents: a summary of recent progress; P.A. Tyler, C.M. Young. Other presentations. The spread of Chinese mitten crab (Eroicheir sinensis) in Continental Europe: Analysis of a historical data set; L.-M. Herborg, et al. Characterising invasion processes with genetic data: an Atlantic clade of Clavelina lepadiformis (Asscidiacea) introduced into Mediterranean harbours; X. Turon, et al. Shallow-water hydrothermal vents in the Mediterranean Sea: stepping stones for Lessepsian migration? A.M.De Biasi, S. Aliani. Local population persistence as a pre-condition for large-scale dispersal of Idotea metallica (Crustacea, Isopoda) on drifting habitat patches; L. Gutow. Rafting of benthic macrofauna: important factors determining the temporal succession of the assemblage on detached macroalgae; M. Thiel. Hitch-hiking on floating marine debris: macrobenthic species in the Western Mediterranean Sea; S. Aliani, A. Molcard. Diurnal horizontal and vertical dispersal of kelp fauna; N.M. Jørgensen, H. Christie. Short-term dispersal of kelp fauna to cleared (kelp harvested) areas; E. Waage-Nielsen, et al. Regulation of species richness by advection and richness-dependent processes in a coastal fish community; K. Lekve, et al. Secondary settlement of cockles Cerastoderma edule as a function of current velocity and substratum: a flume study with benthic juveniles; X.de Montaudouin, et al. Anchovy egg and larvae distribution in relation to biological and physical oceanography in the Strait of Sicily; A. Cuttitta, et al. Spatial distribution of Engraulis enrasicolus eggs and larvae in relation to juveniles stick to adults: recruitment of the tube-dwelling polychaete Lanice conshilega (Pallas, 1766); R. Callaway. Settlement of bivalve spat on artificial collectors in Eyjafjordur, North Iceland; E.G. Garcia, et al. Barnacle larval supply to sheltered rocky shores: a limiting factor? S.R. Jenkins, S.J. Hawkins. Migrations of marine organisms. Keynote presentations. Go with the flow: tidal migration in marine animals; R.N. Gibson. A review of the adaptive significance and ecosystem consequences of zooplankton diel vertical migrations; G.C. Hays. Other Presentations. Temporal and spatial variability of mobile fauna on a submarine cliff and boulder scree complex: a community in flux; J.J. Bell, J.R. Turner. Diatom migration and sediment armouring - an example from the Tagus Estuary, Portugal; T.J. Tolhurst, et al. Life-cycle strategies and seasonal migrations of oceanic copepods in the Irminger Sea; A. Gislason. Seasonality of harpacticoids (Crustacea, Copepoda) in a tidal pool in subarctic south-western Iceland; M.B. Steinarsdóttir, et al. Open session. Spatio-temporal distribution of recruits (0 groups) of Merluccius merluccius and Phycis blennoides (Pisces, Gadiformes) in the Strait of Sicily (Central Mediterranean); F. Fiorentino, et al. Growth aspect of Flustra foliacea (Bryozoa, Ceilostomata) in laboratory culture; J. Kahle, et al. Distribution pattern of rays (Pisces, Rajidae) in the Strait of Sicily in relation to fishing pressure; G. Garofalo, et al. Distribution of tintinnid species from 42°N to 43°S through the Indian Ocean; M. Modigh, et al.