Oceanography: Role of the benthos in marine ecosystems and effects of environmental pollution. I

Completed: June 1992 - May 1999

Fundamental studies of the role of the benthos in the marine ecosystems ; productivity and energy flow, mineralisation and nutrient regeneration, mobilisation of heavy metals and importance of fisheries. Competition between non-commercial fishes.
Benthos as an indicator of pollution, long term monitoring of meio-benthic and macrobenthic populations and communities.

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