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Thermoregulatory behavior, heat gain and thermal tolerance in the periwinkle Echinolittorina peruviana in central Chile
The amount of solar radiation absorbed by an organism is a function of the intensity of the radiation and the area of the organism exposed to the source of the radiation. Since the prosobranch gastropod Echinolittorina ...
Avoiding offshore transport of competent larvae during upwelling events: The case of the gastropod Concholepas concholepas in Central Chile
(Wiley Online Library, 2002)
The coast of central Chile is characterized by the occurrence of coastal upwelling during the austral spring and summer seasons, which probably has important consequences for the cross-shelf transport of larval stages of ...
Evaluation of coastalwaters receiving fish processing waste: lota bay as a case study
Liquid wastes from the fish meal and oil processing industries produce serious environmental impacts in coastal embayments on the coasts of Chile and Peru. This article presents an analysis of an environmental monitoring ...
Efecto de la hipoxia en la conducta de forrajeo de Cancer setosus (Molina, 1782) (Crustacea: Decapoda) alimentado con Mytilus chilensis (Hupé, 1854)
(Universidad de Valparaíso, 2008-08)
The variability in oxygen conditions results in different responses at marine organism's foraging behavior. In this sense, the aim of the paper was to study the foraging behavior of Cancer setosus (Molina, 1782) quantified ...
Tsunamis from the Arica-Tocopilla source region and their effects on ports of Central Chile
The last great earthquake in northern Chile took place in 1877, and the ensuing tsunami affected not only that region but also Central Chile. For example, the Bay of Concepcio´n, which is located 1,500 km south of the ...