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8 p, 149.3 KB Eutrophication, toxic cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins: when ecosystems cry for help / Vasconcelos, Vitor (CIMAR - Marine and Environmental Research Center (Porto, Portugal))
Eutrophication of freshwater resources has been studied worldwide and its consequences are of concern especially in waters used for recreation or drinking. The occurrence of cyanobacteria blooms is nowadays much better documented and among the major impacts we may point out the decrease in water transparency and oxygen levels, the production of off-flavours and the production of toxins. [...]
La eutrofización de las aguas dulces ha sido estudiada por todo el mundo y sus consecuencias son una preocupación en aguas utilizadas para ocio o para beber. La ocurrencia de florecimientos de cianobacterias esta hoy mucho mejor documentada y entre los impactos más grandes podemos destacar la disminución de la transparencia del agua y de los niveles de oxigeno disuelto, la producción de olores y sabores y de toxinas. [...]

Limnética, V. 25 n. 1-2 (2006) p. 425-432  
8 p, 307.0 KB Distribution and toxicity of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Cyanobacteria) in Portuguese freshwaters / Saker, Martin L. ; Nogueira, Isabel C. G. ; Vasconcelos, Vitor M.
The cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis racborskii has become increasingly prevalent in freshwaters worldwide. This species is of concern from a water quality perspective due to its known ability to produce a potent hepatotoxic alkaloid cylindrospermopsin, which has been implicated in outbreaks of human sickness and cattle mortality. [...]
La cianobacteria Cylindrospermopsis racborskii ha incrementado su presencia en agua dulce por todo el mundo. Esta especie es de gran importancia debido a su conocida capacidad para producir un alcaloide hepatotóxico, cilindrospermopsina. [...]

Limnética, V. 23 n. 1-2 (2004) p. 145-152  

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