RIM 21(4): Guide for the evaluation of biofouling formation in the marine environment

Author /Editor: Iratxe Menchaca, Izaskun Zorita, Naiara Rodríguez-Ezpeleta, Carlos Erauskin, Ekaitz Erauskin, Pedro Liria, Iñaki Mendibil, Miguel Santesteban, Iker Urtizberea. Year: 2014 Content: Biofouling formation on submerged structures placed in the marine environment is a
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sustrato duro

RIM 21(3): Assessment of benthic hard substratum communities responses to changes in the management of anthropogenic pressures in the Basque coast

Author /Editor: Mikel Zubikarai, Ángel Borja and Iñigo Muxika Year: 2014 Content: The need to find efficient indices and indicators to assess the status of the marine enviroment and prevent further deterioration of coastal areas is one of the hot topics in today’s marine
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RIM 21(2): Tuning of protocols and marker selection to evaluate the diversity of zooplankton using metabarcoding

Author /Editor: Jon Corell and Naiara Rodríguez-Ezpeleta (AZTI-Tecnalia) Year: 2014 Content: DNA metabarcoding consists on taxonomic assignment of individuals from an environmental sample based on their DNA sequences. In recent years, this technique has enormously evolved due to
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RIM 21(1): Protocol for fish disease assessment in marine environmental monitoring using common sole (Solea solea, Linnaeus 1758) as sentinel organism: identification of externally visible diseases and liver histopathology

Author /Editor: Izaskun Zorita, Nagore Cuevas Year: 2014 Content: Monitoring the quantification of fish diseases is a well established and widely used tool to assess pollution effects in marine environments. However, there is sparse published information on externally visible
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RIM02: Long-term environmental, climatic and anthropogenic factors affecting subtidal soft-bottom bentic communities withing the Basque Ccast

Autor / Editor: Maialen Garmendia, Ángel Borja, Iñigo Muxika (AZTI-Tecnalia) Year: 2008 Content: Las relaciones entre factores ambientales, climáticos y antropogénicos, y las variables estructurales y de distribución de las comunidades bentónicas, fueron estudiadas en la costa
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basuras marinas

RIM 20(10): Effects of pollution on fish and presence of marine litter on the seabed of the Basque continental shelf: supporting the Marine Strategy Framework Directive

Author /Editor: Joxe Mikel Garmendia, Nagore Cuevas, Joana Larreta, Izaskun Zorita and Iñaki Quincoces Year: 2013 Content: The European Marine Strategy Framework Directive (Directive 2008/56/EC), establishes a framework and common objectives for the protection and conservation of
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RIM20(9): Habitat suitability assessment for sea urchin (Paracentrotus lividus) within the Basque coast

Author /Editor: Fuensanta Riquelme, Juan Bald, Ibon Galparsoro, Pedro Liria, Iratxe Menchaca y José German Rodríguez Year: 2013 Content: Over the past few years the gastronomic interest on the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus has increased in the Basque Country; this has resulted
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RIM20(8): Demersal communities characterization and variability within Basque estuaries and the response to anthropogenic pressures

Author /Editor: Ainhize Uriarte, Joxe Mikel Garmendia, José Germán Rodríguez, Iñigo Muxika, Ángel Borja Year: 2013 Content: The early response to environmental disturbance and antropogenic pressure by estuarine fishes make them good indicators of changes, especially in regard to
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carabela portuguesa

RIM 20(7): Operational protocol for the sighting and tracking of the cnidarian Physalia physalis (Portuguese man-of-war) in the southeastern Bay of Biscay

Author /Editor: Luis Ferrer, Nagore Zaldua-Mendizabal, Andrea del Campo, Javier Franco, Julien Mader, Unai Cotano, Adolfo Uriarte and José Antonio Aranda Year: 2013 Content:  Physalia physalis, commonly known as the Portuguese man-of-war, is a colonial organism (cnidarian),
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RIM20(6): Effect of fish sampling and tissue storage conditions in DNA quality: considerations for genomics studies

Author /Editor: Naiara Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, Iñaki Mendibil, Paula Álvarez and Unai Cotano (AZTI-Tecnalia) Year: 2013 Content: Population genomics experiments of non-model organisms, such as most commercial fish, rely on isolating good integrity DNA from the study subjects. Yet,
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