Aspects of pollution on the coastal ecosystems of the Mediterranean Sea
Article first published online: 24 JUL 2001
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Special Issue: Ecological Research and Conservation of Coastal Ecosystems
Volume 11, Issue 4, pages 319–323, July/August 2001
How to Cite
Bonotto, S. (2001), Aspects of pollution on the coastal ecosystems of the Mediterranean Sea. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst., 11: 319–323. doi: 10.1002/aqc.460
- Issue published online: 24 JUL 2001
- Article first published online: 24 JUL 2001
- Manuscript Accepted: 22 APR 2001
- Manuscript Received: 14 JUL 2000
- Acetabularia acetabulum;
1. Various forms of pollution are threatening marine habitats and species.
2. Evidence of the impacts of different pollutants can be seen with the demise of a wide range of species from the monk seal and dolphins to increases in the frequency of algal blooms.
3. Various algae have been used to monitor specific pollutants and the widespread use of Acetabularia spp. as indicator species is proposed. Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.