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Research group on Aquatic Ecology (EcoAqua)



Grup de Recerca en Ecologia Aquàtica (EcoAqua)

Institut d'Ecologia Aquàtica

Campus Montilivi mapa
M. Aurèlia Capmany 69
17003 Girona
Tel. +34 972 41 83 69
Fax +34 972 41 81 50



Publications 2014-


Anton-Pardo, M., Hlaváč, D., Bauer, C. & Adámek, Z. 2020. Environmental and biotic variables in carp (Cyprinus carpio) ponds: organic vs. conventional management. Aquaculture International 28: 1621–1637. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10499-020-00547-8

Antón-Pardo, M., Muška, M., Jůza, T., Vejříková, I., Vejřík, L., Blabolil, P., Čechb, M., Draštík, V., Frouzová, J., Holubová, M., Říha M., Sajdlová, Z., Šmejkal, M. & Peterka, J. Diel changes in vertical and horizontal distribution of cladocerans in two deep lakes during early and late summer. Science of the Total Environment: in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141601

Argudo M., Gich F., Bonet B., Espinosa C., Gutiérrez M. & Guasch H. 2020. Responses of resident (DNA) and active (RNA) microbial communities in fluvial biofilms under different polluted scenarios. Chemosphere 242: 125108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125108

Atli G., Guasch H., Rubio-Gracia F., Zamora L. & Vila-Gispert A. 2020. Antioxidant system status in threatened native fish Barbus meridionalis from the Osor River (Iberian Peninsula): I. Characterization and II. In vitro Zn assays. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology 79: 103428. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.etap.2020.103428.

Barral-Fraga L., Barral M. T., MacNeill K. L., Martiñá-Prieto D., Morin S., Rodríguez-Castro M. C., Tuulaikhuu B.A. & Guasch H. 2020. Biotic and abiotic factors influencing arsenic biogeochemistry and toxicity in fluvial ecosystems: a review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17(7): 2331.

Bas-Silvestre, M., Quintana, X.D., Compte, J., Gascón, S., Boix, D., Antón-Pardo, M. & Obrador, B. Ecosystem metabolism dynamics and environmental drivers in Mediterranean confined coastal lagoons. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science: in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106989

Boada, E., Santos-Clotas, E., Bertran, S., Cabrera-Codony, A., Martín, M. J., Bañeras, L., & Gich, F. (2020). Potential use of Methylibium sp. as a biodegradation tool in organosilicon and volatile compounds removal for biogas upgrading. Chemosphere 240, 124908. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.124908

Boix D., Calhoun A.J.K., Mushet D. M., Bell K.P., Fitzsimons J.A. & Isselin-Nondedeu F. 2020. Conservation of Temporary Wetlands. pp. 279-294 in Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes (edited by Michael Goldstein and Dominik DellaSala). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.12003-2

Cano-Barbacil C., Radinger J. & García-Berthou E. 2020. Reliability analysis of fish traits reveals discrepancies among databases. Freshwater Biology 65: 863–877. https://doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13469

Casas‐Ruiz, J. P., Spencer, R. G., Guillemette, F., von Schiller, D., Obrador, B., Podgorski, D. C., ... & Marcé, R. (2020). Delineating the continuum of dissolved organic matter in temperate river networks. Global Biogeochemical Cycles34(8), e2019GB006495.

Catelani P.A., Petry A.C., Pelicice F.M. & García-Berthou E. When a freshwater invader meets the estuary: the peacock bass and fish assemblages in the São João River, Brazil. Biological Invasions: in press.

Compte-Port, S., Fillol, M., Gich, F., & Borrego, C. M. (2020). Metabolic versatility of freshwater sedimentary archaea feeding on different organic carbon sources. PloS one15(4), e0231238.

Cunillera-Montcusí, D., Arim, M., Gascón, S., Tornero, I., Sala, J., Boix, D. & Borthagaray, A.I. 2020. Addressing trait selection patterns in temporary ponds in response to wildfire disturbance and seasonal succession. Journal of Animal Ecology 89: 2134-2144.

Cunillera-Montcusí, D., Boix, D., Sala. J., Compte, J., Tornero, I., Quintana, X.D. & Gascón, S. In press. Large-and small-regional-scale variables interact in the dispersal patterns of aquatic macroinvertebrates from temporary ponds. Aquatic Ecology.

Escoriza D., Ben Hassine J., Boix D. & Sala J. Diet of larval Pleurodeles waltl throughout its distributional range. Limnetica 39: 667-676.

Escoriza D., Franch M., Ramos S., Sunyer-Sala P. & Boix D. 2020. Demographics and Survivorship in the European Pond Turtle Emys orbicularis: a 31–Year Study. Herpetological Conservation & Biology 15:41–48.

Espinosa Angona C., Abril Cuevas M., Guasch H., Pou Solà N., Proia L., Ricart M., Ordeix M. & Llenas L. 2020. Water flow and light availability influence on intracellular geosmin production in river biofilms. Frontiers in Microbiology 10: 3002.

Fabre N., Vila-Gispert A., Galobart C., Vinyoles D. 2020. Effect of environmental enrichment on the body shape of the pumpkinseed. Current Zoology: in press. https://doi.org/10.1093/cz/zoaa012.

Fornaroli R., Muñoz-Mas R. & Martínez-Capel F. 2020. Fish community responses to antecedent hydrological conditions based on long-term data in Mediterranean river basins (Iberian Peninsula). Science of The Total Environment 728: 138052.

Freixa, A., Perujo, N., Langenheder, S., Romaní, A.M. 2020. River biofilms adapted to anthropogenic disturbances are more resistant to WWTP inputs. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 96: fiaa152. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiaa152

Gionchetta G., Artigas J., Arias-Real R., Oliva F. & Romaní A.M. 2020. Multimodel assessment of hydrological and environmental impacts on streambed microbes in Mediterranean catchments. Environmental Microbiology 22: 2213-2229. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14990

Gionchetta G., Oliva F., Romaní A.M. & Bañeras L. 2020. Hydrological variations shape diversity and functional responses of streambed microbes. Science of The Total Environment 714: 136838.

Hernández del Amo E., Dolinová I., Ramis-Jorba G., Gich F. & Bañeras L. 2020 Limited effect of radial oxygen loss on ammonia oxidizers in Typha angustifolia root hairs. Sicentific Reports, in press. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72653-9

Hernández del Amo E. & Bañeras L. 2020. Effects of high nitrate input in the denitrification-DNRA activities in the sediment of a constructed wetland under varying C/N ratios. Ecological Engineering, in press.

Herrera‐R, G. A., Oberdorff, T., Anderson, E. P., Brosse, S., Carvajal‐Vallejos, F. M., Frederico, R. G., ... & Ortega, H. (in press) The combined effects of climate change and river fragmentation on the distribution of Andean Amazon fishes. Global Change Biology.

Ibáñez-Justicia, A., Alcaraz-Hernández, J.D., van Lammeren, R. et al. 2020. Habitat suitability modelling to assess the introductions of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Netherlands. Parasites Vectors 13, 217. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04077-3

Latorre D., Masó G., Hinckley A., Verdiell-Cubedo D., Castillo-García G., González-Rojas A.G., Black-Barbour E.N., Vila-Gispert A., García-Berthou E., Miranda R., Oliva-Paterna F.J., Ruiz-Navarro A., da Silva E., Fernández-Delgado C., Cucherousset J., Serrano J.M., Almeida D. 2020. Inter-population variability in dietary traits of invasive bleak Alburnus alburnus (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) across the Iberian Peninsula. Water 12: 2200. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12082200

Latorre D., García-Berthou E., Rubio-Gracia F., Galobart C., Almeida D., Vila-Gispert A. Captive breeding conditions decrease metabolic rates and alter morphological traits in the endangered Spanish toothcarp Aphanius iberusInternational Review of Hydrobiology: in press. https://doi.org/10.1002/iroh.201902014

Madrigal‐González J., Cano‐Barbacil C., Kigel J., Ferrandis P. & Luzuriaga A. L. 2020. Nurse plants promote taxonomic and functional diversity in an arid Mediterranean annual plant community. Journal of Vegetation Science 31: 658-666.

Mora-Gómez J., Boix D., Duarte S., Cássio F., Pascoal C., Elosegui A. & Romaní A.M. 2020. Legacy of Summer Drought on Autumnal Leaf Litter Processing in a Temporary Mediterranean Stream. Ecosystems 23: 989-1003 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00451-0.

Molina‐Vacas G., Muñoz‐Mas R., Martínez‐Capel F., Rodriguez‐Teijeiro J.D. & Le Fohlic G. Movement patterns of forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis Matschie, 1900) in the Odzala‐Kokoua National Park, Republic of Congo. African Journal of Ecology 58: 23-33. https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.12695

Muñoz-Mas R. & García-Berthou E. 2020. Alien animal introductions in Iberian inland waters: An update and analysis. Science of Total Environment 703: 134505. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134505

Nguyen C. T., Vila-Gispert A., Quintana X. D., Hoa A. V., Nguyen T. P. & and Vu N. U. 2020. Effects of salinity on species composition of zooplankton on Hau River, Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim. 56: 20. https://doi.org/10.1051/limn/2020018

Olmo, C., Antón-Pardo M., Ortells, R. & Armengol, X. 2020. Influence of restoration age on egg bank richness and composition: an ex situ experiment. Journal of Plankton Research 42: 553–563

Pastor, A., Hernández-Del Amo, E., Giménez-Grau, P., Fillol, M., Pereda, O., Flores, L., Sanpera-Calbet, I., Bravo, A.G., Martín, E.J., Poblador, S., Arroita, M., Rasines-Ladero, R., Ruiz, C., Del Campo, R., Abril, M., Reyes, M., Casas-Ruiz, J.P., Fernández, D., De Castro-Català, N., Tornero, I., Palacin-Lizarbe, C., Arce, M.I., Mora-Gómez, J., Gómez-Gener, L., Monroy, S., Freixa, A., Lupon, A., González-Ferreras, A.M., Estévez, E., Rodríguez-Lozano, P., Solagaistua, L., Rodríguez-Castillo, T., Aristi, I., Martínez, A., & Catalán, N. 2020. Early-Career Coordinated Distributed Experiments: Empowerment Through Collaboration. Frontiers in Education 5: 13.

Perona-Vico E., Feliu-Paradeda L., Puig S. & Bañeras L. 2020. Bacteria coated cathodes as an in-situ hydrogen evolving platform for microbial electrosynthesis. Scientific Reports, In press.

Perujo, N., Romaní, A.M., Martín-Fernández, J.A. 2020. Microbial community-level physiological profiles: Considering whole data set and integrating dynamics of colour development. Ecological Indicators 117: 106628. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106628

Poch, S., Sunyer, P., Pascual, G., Boix, D., Campos, M., Cruset, E., Feo, C., Fuentes, M.A., Molina, A., Porcar, A., Pérez-Novo, I., Pou-Rovira, Q., Ramos, S. & Escoriza, D. 2020. Alien chelonians in north-eastern Spain: new distributional data. The Herpetological Bulletin 151: 1-5.

Radinger J. & García-Berthou E. The role of connectivity in the interplay between climate change and the spread of alien fish in a large Mediterranean river. Global Change Biology: in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15320

Rovira-Alsina, L., Perona-Vico, E., Bañeras, L., Colprim, J., Balaguer, M. D., & Puig, S. (2020). Thermophilic bio-electro CO2 recycling into organic compounds. Green Chemistry22(9), 2947-2955.

Rubio-Gracia F., García-Berthou E., Latorre D., Moreno-Amich R., Srean P., Luo Y. & Vila-Gispert A. 2020. Differences in swimming performance and energetic costs between an endangered native killifish (Aphanius iberus) and invasive mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). Ecology of Freshwater Fish 29: 230-240. https://doi.org/10.1111/eff.12509

Rubio-Gracia F., García-Berthou E., Guasch H., Zamora L. & Vila-Gispert A. Size-related effects and the influence of metabolic traits and morphology on swimming performance in fish. Current Zoology: in press. https://doi.org/10.1093/cz/zoaa013

Santiago, J. M., Alonso, C., García de Jalón, D., Solana‐Gutiérrez, J., & Muñoz‐Mas, R. (in press). Effects of climate change on the life stages of stream‐dwelling brown trout (Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758) at the rear edge of their native distribution range. Ecohydrology, e2241.

Schmidt, H., Radinger, J., Teschlade, D., & Stoll, S. (2020). The role of spatial units in modelling freshwater fish distributions: Comparing a subcatchment and river network approach using MaxEnt. Ecological Modelling418, 108937.

Seebens H., Clarke D.A., Groom Q., Wilson J.R.U., García-Berthou E., Kühn I., Roigé M., Pagad S., Essl F., Vicente J., Winter M., McGeoch M. 2020. A workflow for standardising and integrating alien species distribution data. NeoBiota 59: 39-59. https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.59.53578

Vecchioni, L., Sala, J., Arculeo, M. & Marrone, F. 2020. On the occurrence of Eudiaptomus gracilis (G.O. Sars, 1863) (Copepoda: Diaptomidae) in Madeira (Portugal). Limnetica, 39 (2): 571-578.

Yavno S., J. Gobin, C.C. Wilson, A. Vila–Gispert, G.H. Copp & M.G. Fox. 2020. New and Old World phylogeography of pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus): the North American origin of introduced populations in Europe. Hydrobiologia 847: 345–364.



Ann V., Freixa A., Butturini A. & Romaní A.M. 2019. Interplay between sediment properties and stream flow conditions influences surface sediment organic matter and microbial biomass in a Mediterranean river. Hydrobiologia 828: 199–212. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-018-3812-8

Antón-Pardo M., Ortega J.C., Melo A.S. & Bini L.M. 2019. Global meta-analysis reveals that invertebrate diversity is higher in permanent than in temporary lentic water bodies. Freshwater Biology 64: 2234–2246.

Arce MI, Mendoza-Lera C, Almagro M., Catalan N, Romani AM, Martí E, et al. 2019. A conceptual framework for understanding the biogeochemistry of dry riverbeds through the lens of soil science. Earth-Science Reviews 188: 441–453. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2018.12.001

Àvila N., López-Flores R. & Quintana X.D. 2019. Composition of pelagic microbial communities in Mediterranean coastal aquatic ecosystems under extreme drought conditions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 216: 139–147.

Blasco-Gómez R., Ramió-Pujol S., Bañeras L., Colprim J., Balaguer M.D., Puig S. 2019. Unravelling the factors that influence the bio-electrorecycling of carbon dioxide towards biofuels. Green Chemistry 21: 684-691. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8GC03417F

Boada E., Santos-Clotas E., Bertran S., Cabrera-Codony A. Martín M.J., Bañeras L., Gich F. 2020. Potential use of Methylibium sp. as a biodegradation tool in organosilicon and volatile compounds removal for biogas upgrading. Chemosphere 240: 124908.

Brian C., Fernández-Delgado C., Zamora Hernández L., Jiménez F., Evans D. & E. Díaz. 2019. Does a bigger glass eel mean better recruitment? in Don A. & Coulson P (Ed) Eels Biology, Monitoring, Management, Culture and Exploitation: Proceedings of the First International Eel Science Symposium. (pp. 119–143). Sheffield, UK: 5M Publishing.

Cabrera S., Compte J., Gascón S., Boix D., Cunillera-Montcusí D., Barrero L. & Quintana X.D. 2019. How do zooplankton respond to coastal wetland restoration? The case of newly created salt marsh lagoons in la Pletera (NE Catalonia). Limnetica 38: 721–741.

Cano-Barbacil C. & Cano Sánchez J. 2019. El importante papel de las series largas en fenología. p. 322-328 in Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (ed.) Calendario meteorológico 2020. Información meteorológica y climatológica de España. Agencia Estatal de Meteorología, Madrid.

Casamitjana X., Menció A., Quintana X.D., Soler D., Compte J., Martinoy M. & Pascual J. 2019. Modeling the salinity fluctuations in salt marsh lagoons. Journal of Hydrology 575: 1178–1187.

Cunillera-Montcusí D., Gascón S., Tornero I., Sala J., Àvila N., Quintana X.D. & Boix D. 2019. Direct and indirect impacts of wildfire on faunal communities of Mediterranean temporary ponds. Freshwater Biology 64: 323–334.

De-Miguel-Gallo M., Martínez-Capel F., Muñoz-Mas R., Aihara S., Matsuzawa Y. & Fukuda S. 2019. Habitat evaluation for the endangered fish species Lefua echigonia in the Yagawa River, Japan. Journal of Ecohydraulics 4: 147–157.

Fuentes M.A., Torrent L., Barrera S. & Boix D. 2019. Rapid invasion of the American blue crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 in the North-East of the Iberian Peninsula. BioInvasions Records 8: 113–118.

Gionchetta G., Oliva F., Menéndez M., Lopez Laseras P., Romaní A.M. 2019. Key role of streambed moisture and flash storms for microbial resistance and resilience to long-term drought. Freshwater Biology 64: 306–322. https://doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13218

Gionchetta G., Romaní A.M., Oliva F., Artigas J. 2019. Distinct responses from bacterial, archaeal and fungal streambed communities to severe hydrological disturbances. Scientific Reports 9: 13506. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038%2Fs41598-019-49832-4

González-Moreno P, Lazzaro L, Vilà M, Preda C, Adriaens T, Bacher S, Brundu G, Copp GH, Essl F, García-Berthou E, Katsanevakis S, Moen TL, Lucy FE, Nentwig W, Roy H, Srėbalienė G, Talgø V, Vanderhoeven S, Andjelković A, Arbačiauskas K, Auger-Rozenberg M-A, Bae M-J, Bariche M, Boets P, Boieiro M, Borges PA, Canning-Clode J, Cardigos F, Chartosia N, Cottier-Cook EJ, Crocetta F, D’hondt B, Foggi B, Follak S, Gallardo B, Gammelmo Ø, Giakoumi S, Giuliani C, Guillaume F, Jelaska LS, Jeschke JM, Jover M, Juárez-Escario A, Kalogirou S, Kočić A, Kytinou E, Laverty C, Lozano V, Maceda-Veiga A, Marchante E, Marchante H, Martinou AF, Meyer S, Michin D, Montero-Castaño A, Morais MC, Morales-Rodriguez C, Muhthassim N, Nagy ZA, Ogris N, Onen H, Pergl J, Puntila R, Rabitsch W, Ramburn TT, Rego C, Reichenbach F, Romeralo C, Saul W-C, Schrader G, Sheehan R, Simonović P, Skolka M, Soares AO, Sundheim L, Tarkan AS, Tomov R, Tricarico E, Tsiamis K, Uludağ A, van Valkenburg J, Verreycken H, Vettraino AM, Vilar L, Wiig Ø, Witzell J, Zanetta A & Kenis M 2019. Consistency of impact assessment protocols for non-native species. NeoBiota 44: 1–25. https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.44.31650

Harjung A., Perujo N., Butturini A., Romaní A.M., Sabater F. 2019. Responses of microbial activity in hyporheic pore water to biogeochemical changes in a drying headwater stream. Freshwater Biology 2019: 1–15. https://doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13258

Hernández-Del Amo E., Ramió-Pujol S., Gich F., Trias R. & Bañeras L. 2019. Changes in the potential activity of nitrite reducers and the microbial community structure after sediment dredging and plant removal in the Empuriabrava FWS-CW. Microbial Ecology: in press. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-019-01425-4.

Jarić I., Lennox R.J., Kalinkat G., Cvijanović G., & Radinger J. 2019. Susceptibility of European freshwater fish to climate change: species profiling based on life-history and environmental characteristics. Global Change Biology 25: 448-458. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14518

Menéndez M., Abril M., Colls M. & Quintana X.D. 2019. Decomposition process in coastal lagoons and their implications for the assessment of ecological health. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29: 450-460.

Muñoz‐Mas R, Sánchez‐Hernández J, Martínez‐Capel F, Tamatamah R, Mohamedi S, Massinde R & McClain ME. 2019. Microhabitat preferences of fish assemblages in the Udzungwa Mountains (Eastern Africa). Ecology of Freshwater Fish 28: 473-484.

Muñoz-Mas R., Gil-Martínez E., Oliva-Paterna F.J., Belda E.J. & Martínez-Capel F. (2019). Tree-based ensembles unveil the microhabitat suitability for the invasive bleak (Alburnus alburnus L.) and pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus L.): Introducing XGBoost to eco-informatics. Ecological Informatics 53: 100974.

Olmo C., Antón-Pardo M., Ortells R. & Armengol X. 2019. Tracking environmental changes in restored Mediterranean dune slacks. Science of the Total Environment 691: 332–340.

Pastor A., Freixa A., Skovsholt L.J., Wu N., Romaní A.M. & Riis T. 2019. Microbial organic matter utilization in high-Arctic streams: key enzymatic controls. Microbial Ecology 78: 539–554. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-019-01330-w

Perujo, N., Romaní, A.M., Sanchez-Vila, X. 2019. A bilayer coarse-fine infiltration system minimizes bioclogging: the relevance of depth-dynamics. Science of the Total Environment 669: 559-569.

Radinger J., Alcaraz-Hernández J.D. & García-Berthou E. 2019. Environmental filtering governs the spatial distribution of alien fishes in a large, human-impacted Mediterranean river. Diversity and Distributions 25: 701–714. https://doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12895

Radinger J., Britton J.R., Carlson S.M., Magurran A.E., Alcaraz-Hernández J.D., Almodóvar A., Benejam L., Fernández-Delgado C., Nicola G.G., Oliva-Paterna F.J., Torralva M. & García-Berthou E. 2019. Effective monitoring of freshwater fish. Fish and Fisheries: 20: 729-747. doi Preprint

Riepe C., Meyerhoff J., Fujitani M., Aas Ø., Radinger J., Kochalski S. & Arlinghaus R. 2019. Managing river fish biodiversity generates substantial economic benefits in four European countries. Environmental Management 63: 759-776.

Roy H.E., Bacher S., Essl F., Adriaens T., Aldridge D.C., Bishop J.D.D., Blackburn T.M., Branquart E., Brodie J., Carboneras C., Cook E.J., Copp G.H., Dean H.J., Eilenberg J., Gallardo B., Garcia M., García-Berthou E., Genovesi P., Hulme P.E., Kenis M., Kerckhof F., Kettunen M., Minchin D., Nentwig W., Nieto A., Pergl J., Pescott O.L., Peyton J., Preda C., Roques A., Rorke S.L., Scalera R., Schindler S., Schönrogge K., Sewell J., Solarz W., Stewart A.J.A., Tricarico E., Vanderhoeven S., van der Velde G., Vilà M., Wood C.A., Zenetos A. & Rabitsch W. 2019. Developing a list of invasive alien species likely to threaten biodiversity and ecosystems in the European Union. Global Change Biology 25: 1032-1048. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14527

Sala M.M., Piontek J., Endres S., Romani A.M., Dyhrman S., Steen A.D. (eds). (2019). Extracellular Enzymes in Aquatic Environments: Exploring the Link Between Genomic Potential and Biogeochemical Consequences. Lausanne: Frontiers Media. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88963-004-2

Santos L.N., Agostinho A.A., Santos A.F.G.N. & García-Berthou E. 2019. Reconciliation ecology in Neotropical reservoirs: can fishing help to mitigate the impacts of invasive fishes on native populations? Hydrobiologia 826: 183–193. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-018-3728-3

Santos-Clotas E., Cabrera-Codony A., Boada E., Gich F., Muñoz R. & Martín M.J. (2019). Efficient removal of siloxanes and volatile organic compounds from sewage biogas by an anoxic biotrickling filter supplemented with activated carbon. Bioresource Technology 294: 122136. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2019.122136

Tsiaprazi-Stamoua A., Ylla Monfort I., Romaní A.M., Bakalisa S., Gkatzionisa K. 2019. The synergistic effect of enzymatic detergents on biofilm cleaning from different surfaces. Biofouling. The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research 35: 883-899. DOI 10.1080/08927014.2019.1666108

Vilà M., Gallardo B., Preda C., García-Berthou E., Essl F., Kenis M., Roy H.E. & González-Moreno P. 2019. A review of impact assessment protocols of non-native plants. Biological Invasions 21: 709–723. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1872-3



Amalfitano S., Fazi S., Ejarque E., Freixa A., Romaní A.M. & Butturini A. 2018. Deconvolution model to resolve cytometric microbial community patterns in flowing waters. Cytometry A: 194–200. [.doi]

Aparicio E. 2018. Estat de conservació de la ictiofauna del Parc Natural del Montseny. IX Trobada d’Estudiosos del Montseny: 480-492. http://dibapn.orex.es/bib/34346

Aparicio E., Rocaspana R., de Sostoa A., Palau-Ibars A. & Alcaraz C. 2018. Movements and dispersal of brown trout (Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758) in Mediterranean streams: influence of habitat and biotic factors. PeerJ 6, e5730. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5730

Bae M.-J., Murphy C.A. & García-Berthou E. 2018. Temperature and hydrologic alteration predict the spread of invasive Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides). Science of the Total Environment 639: 58–66.

Barral-Fraga L., Martiñá-Prieto D., Barral M.T., Morin S. & Guasch, H. 2018. Mutual interaction between arsenic and biofilm in a mining impacted river. Science of the Total Environment 636: 985-998.

Bartrons M., Arranz I., Cañedo-Argüelles M., Sgarzi S., Lauridsen T.L., Landkildehus F., Quintana X.D., Brucet S. & Jeppesen E. 2018. Fish shift the feeding behaviour and trophic niche diversification of their prey in subarctic Lake Mývatn, Iceland. Hydrobiologia 816: 243-254

Bastias E, Ribot M, Romaní AM, Mora-Gómez J, Sabater F, López P, Martí E. 2018. Responses of microbially driven leaf litter decomposition to stream nutrients depend on litter quality. Hydrobiologia 806: 333–46. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3372-3

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Merciai R., Bailey L., Bestgen K., Fausch K., Zamora L., Sabater S., García-Berthou E. 2018. Water diversion reduces abundance and survival of two Mediterranean cyprinids. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 27: 481–491.

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Vilar-Sanz A., Pous N., Puig S., Balaguer M.D., Colprim J., Bañeras L. 2018. Denitrifying nirK-containing alphaproteobacteria exhibit different electrode driven nitrite reduction capacities. Bioelectrochemistry 121: 74-83. [.doi]

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Almeida D., Fletcher D.H., Rangel C., García-Berthou E. & da Silva E. 2017. Dietary traits of invasive bleak Alburnus alburnus (Actinopterygii, Cyprinidae) between contrasting habitats in Iberian fresh waters. Hydrobiologia 795: 23–33. [.doi]

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Batlle-Vilanova P., Ganigué R., Ramió-Pujol S., Bañeras L, Jiménez G., Hidalgo M., Balaguer M.D., Colprim J. & Puig S. 2017. Microbial electrosynthesis of butyrate from carbon dioxide: production and extraction. Bioelectrochemistry 117:57-64. doi: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2017.06.004.

Boix D., Caria M.C., Gascón S., Mariani M.A., Sala J., Ruhí A., Compte J. & Bagella S. 2017. Contrasting intra-annual patterns of six biotic groups with different dispersal mode and ability in Mediterranean temporary ponds. Marine and Freshwater Research 68: 1044-1060.

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Cañedo-Argüelles M., Sgarzi S., Arranz I., Quintana X.D., Ersoy Z., Landkildehus F., Lauridsen T.L., Jeppesen E. & Brucet S. 2017. Role of predation in biological communities in naturally eutrophic sub-Arctic Lake Mývatn, Iceland. Hydrobiologia 790: 213-223.

Carles Brangarí A., Sanchez-Vila X., Freixa A., Romaní A.M., Rubol S., Fernàndez-Garcia D. 2017. A mechanistic model (BCC-PSSICO) to predict changes in the hydraulic properties for bio-amended variably saturated soils. Water Resources Research 53: 93–109.

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Duarte S., Mora-Gómez J., Romaní A.M., Cássio F., Pascoal C. 2017. Responses of microbial decomposers to drought in streams may depend on the environmental context. Environmental Microbiology Reports 9: 756–765. doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12592.

Ejarque E., Freixa A., Vazquez E., Guarch-Ribot A., Amalfitano S., Fazi S., Romaní A.M., Butturini A. 2017. Quality and reactivity of dissolved organic matter in a Mediterranean river across hydrological and spatial gradients. Science of the Total Environment, 599–600: 1802–1812.

Ersoy, Z., Jeppesen, E., Sgarzi, S., Arranz, I., Cañedo-Argüelles, M., Quintana, X.D., Landkildehus, F., Lauridsen, T.L., Bartrons, M. & Brucet, S. 2017. Size-based interactions and trophic transfer efficiency are modified by fish predation and cyanobacteria blooms in Lake Mývatn, Iceland. Freshwater Biology 62: 1942-1952.

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Lucena-Moya P., Gascón S., Boix D., Pardo I., Sala J. & Quintana X.D. 2017. Crustacean assemblages of coastal wetlands from fragmented and low isolated islands compared to the mainland. Marine and Freshwater Research 68(5): 889-899.

McIntosh A.R., C. Leigh, K.S. Boersma, P.A. McHugh, C. Febria & E. García-Berthou. Food webs and trophic interactions in intermittent rivers. p. 323–347 In: Thibault Datry, Núria Bonada & Andrew Boulton (eds.) Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management. Elsevier, London. [Publisher .HTML]

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Sanpera-Calbet I., Ylla I., Romaní AM, Sabater S., Muñoz I. 2017. Drought effects on resource quality in a Mediterranean stream: fatty acids and sterols as indicators. Limnetica 36: 29-43.

Sanpera-Calbet I., Ylla I., Romaní AM, Sabater S., Muñoz I. 2017. Biochemical quality of basal resources in a forested stream: effects of nutrient enrichment. Aquatic Sciences 79: 99–112, doi 10.1007/s00027-016-0482-3.

Serrano L., Reina M., Quintana X.D., Romo S., Olmo C., Soria J.M., Blanco S., Fernández-Aláez C. Fernández-Aláez M., Caria C., Bagella S., Kalettka T. & Pätzig M. 2017. A new tool for the assessment of severe anthropogenic eutrophication in small shallow water bodies. Ecological Indicators 76: 324-334.

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Tuulaikhuu B.-A., Guasch H. & García-Berthou E. 2017. Examining predictors of chemical toxicity in freshwater fish using the Random Forest technique. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24: 10172–10181

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Vivas Z., Perujo N., Freixa A., Romaní AM. 2017. Changes in bacterioplankton density and viability in the Tordera river due to the input of effluents from waste water treatment plants. Limnetica 36 (2): 461-475.



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Àvila N., López-Flores, Quintana X.D. & Serrano L. 2016. The microbial loop in Doñana marshland: influence of trophic state and hydrology. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 180:150-159

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Ballón C., Àvila N., Boix D., López-Flores R., Romo S., Sala J., Quintana X.D. & Gascón S. 2016. Is ecosystem size more important than locality in determining the environmental characteristics of temporary ponds? Limnetica 35: 73-88.

Barral-Fraga L., Morin S., Rovira MDM., Urrea G., Magellan K. & Guasch H. 2016. Short-term arsenic exposure reduces diatom cell size in biofilm communities. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 23: 4257-4270.

Battin T.J., Besemer K., Bengtsson M.M., Romani A.M., Packmann A.I. 2016. The ecology and biogeochemistry of stream biofilms. Nature Reviews Microbiology 14: 251-263.

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Benejam L., Saura-Mas S., Bardina M., Solà C., Munné A. & García-Berthou E. 2016. Ecological impacts of small hydropower plants on headwater stream fish: from individual to community effects. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 25: 295–306.

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Boix D., Sala J., Escoriza D. & Alonso M. 2016. Linderiella jebalae sp. nov (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Anostraca), a new species from the Rif mountains (northern Morocco). Zootaxa 4138: 491-512.

Butturini A., Guarch A., Romaní A.M., Freixa A., Amalfitano S., Fazi S., Ejarque E. 2016. Hydrological conditions control in situ DOM retention and release along a Mediterranean river. Water Research 99: 33-45.

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Escoriza D., Ben Hassine J. & Boix D. 2016. Niche conservatism determines the occurrence of allopatric populations of Hyla meridionalis in different biogeographical scenarios. Salamandra 52: 243-254.

Fillol M., Auguet J.C., Casamayor E.O. & Borrego C.M. 2016. Insights in the ecology and evolutionary history of the Miscellaneous Crenarchaeotic Group lineage. The ISME Journal 10: 665-677.

Freixa A., Ejarque E., Crognale S., Amalfitano S., Fazi S., Butturini A., Romaní A.M. 2016. Sediment microbial communities rely on different dissolved organic matter sources along a Mediterranean river continuum. Limnology and Oceanography 61: 1389–1405.

Freixa A., Rubol S., Carles-Brangarí A., Fernàndez-Garcia D., Butturini A., Sanchez-Vila X., Romaní A.M. 2016. The effects of sediment depth and oxygen concentration on the use of organic matter: an experimental study using an infiltration sediment tank. Science of the Total Environment 540: 20–31.

Ganigué R., Sánchez-Paredes P., Bañeras L. & Colprim J. 2016. Low fermentation pH is a trigger to alcohol production, but a killer to chain elongation. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:702.

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Guasch H., J. Artigas, B. Bonet, C. Bonnineau, O. Canals, N. Corcoll, A. Foulquier, J. López-Doval, S. Kim-Tiam, S. Morin, E. Navarro, S. Pesce, L. Proia, H. Salvadó, A. Serra. The use of biofilms to assess the effects of chemicals on freshwater ecosystems in Aquatic Biofilms: Ecology, Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment in Romaní, A.M., H. Guasch, M. Balaguer (eds.), 2016. Editorial: Horizon Scientific Press - Caister Academic Press. Clave: CL. ISBN: 978-1-910190-17-3.

Guasch H., M. Ricart, J. López-Doval, C. Bonnineau, L. Proia, S. Morin, I. Muñoz, A.M. Romaní, S. Sabater. 2016. Influence of grazing on triclosan toxicity to stream periphyton. Freshwater Biology 61: 2002–2012.

Huertas D., Grimalt J.O., Benito J., Benejam L., García-Berthou E. 2016. Organochlorine compounds in European catfish (Silurus glanis) living in river areas under the influence of a chlor-alkali plant (Ebro River basin). Science of the Total Environment 540: 221–230.

Kuzmanović M., López-Doval J.L., Castro-Català N. De, Muño I., Ginebreda A., Petrovic M., Guasch H., Barceló D. 2016. Ecotoxicological risk assessment of chemical pollution in four Iberian river basins and its relationship with the aquatic macroinvertebrate community status. Science of the Total Environment 540: 324-333.

Latorre D., Masó G., Hinckley A., Rubio-Gracia F., Vila-Gispert A., Almeida D. 2016. Inter-population plasticity in dietary traits of invasive bleak Alburnus alburnus (L., 1758) in Iberian fresh waters. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 32: 1252–1255.

Leff L., Van Gray J.B., Martí E., Merbt S.N., Romaní A.M. 2016. Aquatic biofilms and biogeochemical processes. In Romaní, AM., Guasch, H., and Balaguer, M.D (Eds) 2016. Aquatic Biofilms: Ecology, Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment | Book, xii + 230 pages. Caister Academic Press. ISBN: 978-1-910190-17-3. PP 89-108.

Magellan K. & García-Berthou E. 2016. Experimental evidence for the use of artificial refugia to mitigate the impacts of invasive Gambusia holbrooki on an endangered fish. Biological Invasions 18: 873–882.

Marques A.C.P.B., A.C.S. Franco, F. Salgueiro, E. García-Berthou & L.N. Santos. 2016. Genetic divergence among invasive and native populations of the yellow peacock cichlid Cichla kelberiJournal of Fish Biology 89: 2595–2606.

Masó G., Latorre D., Tarkan A.S., Vila-Gispert A., Almeida D. 2016. Inter-population plasticity in growth and reproduction of invasive bleak, Alburnus alburnus (Cyprinidae, Actinopterygii), in northeastern Iberian Peninsula. Folia Zoologica 65: 10-14.

Menció A., Guasch H., Soler D., Canelles A., Zamorano M., Brusi D. 2016. Influence of regional hydrogeological systems at a local scale: Analyzing the coupled effects of hydrochemistry and biological activity in a Fe and CO2 rich spring. Sci Total Environ. 569-570: 700-715.

Mora-Gómez J., Elosegi A., Duarte S., Cássio F., Pascoal C., Romaní A.M., 2016. Differences in the sensitivity of fungi and bacteria to season and invertebrates affect leaf litter decomposition in a Mediterranean stream. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92 (8): fiw121.

Mora-Gómez J., Freixa A., Perujo N., Barral-Fraga L. 2016. Limits of the Biofilm Concept and Types of Aquatic Biofilms. In: Romaní AM, Guasch H, Balaguer MD (eds) Aquatic biofilms: ecology, water quality and wastewater treatment. Caister Academic Press. ISBN: 978-1-910190-17-3

Perujo N., Freixa A., Vivas Z., Gallegos A.M., Butturini A., Romaní A.M. 2016. Fluvial biofilms from upper and lower river reaches respond differently to wastewater treatment plant inputs. Hydrobiologia 765: 169-183.

Ponsatí L., Corcoll N., Petrović M., Picó Y., Ginebreda A., Tornés E., Guasch H. Barceló D. and Sabater S (2016). Multiple-stressor effects on river biofilms: under different hydrological conditions. Freshwater Biology 61: 2012- 2015.

Pous N., Carmona-Martínez A.A., Vilajeliu-Pons A., Fiset E., Bañeras L., Trably E., Balaguer M.D., Colprim J., Bernet N., Puig S. 2016. Bidirectional microbial electron transfer: switching an acetate oxidizing biofilm to nitrate reducing conditions. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 75: 352-358

Quintana X.D., Cañedo-Argüelles M., Nebra A., Gascón S., Rieradevall M., Caiola N., Sala J., Ibàñez C., Sánchez-Millaruelo N. & Boix D. 2016. New tools to analyse the ecological status of Mediterranean wetlands and shallow lakes. p. 171-199. In: Munné A. et al. (eds.). Experiences from surface water quality monitoring. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, 42. Springer International Publishing.

Quintana X.D., Egozcue J.J., Martínez-Abella O., López-Flores R., Gascón S., Brucet S. & Boix D. 2016. Update: A non-parametric method for the measurement of size diversity, with emphasis on data standardization. The measurement of the size evenness. Limnology and Oceanography-Methods 14: 408-413.

Romaní, A.M., Boulêtreau, S., Villanueva, V.D., Garabetian, F., Marxsen, J., Norf, H., Pohlon, E., Weitere, M. (2016): Microbes in aquatic biofilms under the effect of changing climate. In: Marxsen, J. (ed.) Climate change and microbial ecology: Current research and future trends. ISBN: 978-1-910190-31-9, Caister Academic Press, pp 83-96.

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Sabater S., Acuña V., Batalla R.J., Borrego C., Butturini A., Felip M., García-Berthou E., Gascón S., Marcé R., Martí E., Menéndez M., Muñoz I., Quintana X. i Sabater F. 2016. Ecosistemes aquàtics continentals. p. 237-261 in: Martín-Vide J. (ed.) Tercer informe sobre el canvi climàtic a CatalunyaInstitut d’Estudis Catalans i Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona. [.PDF]

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Tornero, I., Sala, J., Gascón, S., Àvila, N., Quintana, X.D. & Boix, D. 2016. Pond size effect on macrofauna community structure in a highly connected pond network. Limnetica, 35(2): 337-354.

Tuulaikhuu B-A, Bonet B, & Guasch H. 2016. Effects of low arsenic concentration exposure on freshwater fish (Gambusia holbrooki) in the presence of fluvial biofilms. Science of the Total Environment 544: 467-75.

Vilajeliu-Pons A., Bañeras L., Puig S., Molognoni D., Vilà-Rovira A., Hernández-del Amo E., Balaguer M. D., Colprim J. 2016. External resistances applied to MFC affect core microbiome and swine manure treatment efficiencies. Plos One 11: e0164044.


Alcaraz C., Gholami Z., Esmaeili H.R. & García-Berthou E. 2015. Herbivory and seasonal changes in diet of a highly endemic cyprinodontid fish (Aphanius farsicus). Environmental Biology of Fishes 98: 1541–1554.

Aparicio E. 2015. First record of a self-sustaining population of Alpine charr Salvelinus umbla (Linnaeus, 1758) (Actinopterygii, Salmonidae) in Spain. Graellsia 71: e034. 

Arranz I., Sala J., Gascón S., Ruhí A., Quintana X.D., Amoedo J., Martinoy M. & Boix D. 2015. Contribution to the knowledge of the distribution of Chaoborus species (Diptera: Chaoboridae) in the NE Iberian Peninsula, with notes on the spatial and temporal segregation among them. Limnetica 34: 57-68.

Artigas, J., Romaní, A.M., Sabater, S. 2015. Nutrient and enzymatic adaptations of stream biofilms to changes in nitrogen and phosphorus supply. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 75:91.102.

Benito J., Benejam L., Zamora L. & García-Berthou E. 2015. Diel cycle and effects of water flow on activity and use of depth by Common Carp. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144: 491–501.

Corcoll N., M. Casellas, B. Huerta, H. Guasch, V. Acuña, S. Rodríguez-Mozaz, A. Serra-Compte, D. Barceló & S. Sabater. 2015. Effects of flow intermittency and pharmaceutical compounds on the structure and metabolism of stream biofilms Science of the Total Environment 503–504: 159–1707

Du X., García-Berthou E., Wang Q., Liu J., Zhang T. & Li Z. 2015. Analyzing the importance of top-down and bottom-up controls in food webs of Chinese lakes through structural equation modeling. Aquatic Ecology 49: 199–210.

Essl F., Bacher S., Blackburn T.M., Booy O., Brundu G., Brunel S., Cardoso A.-C., Eschen R., Gallardo B., Galil B., García-Berthou E., Genovesi P., Groom Q., Harrower C., Hulme P.E., Katsanevakis S., Kenis M., Kühn I., Kumschick S., Martinou A.F., Nentwig W., O’Flynn C., Pagad S., Pergl J., Pyšek P., Rabitsch W., Richardson D.M., Roques A., Roy H.E., Scalera R., Schindler S., Seebens H., Vanderhoeven S., Vilà M., Wilson J.R.U., Zenetos A. & Jeschke J.M. 2015. Crossing frontiers in tackling pathways of biological invasions. BioScience 65: 769–782.

Fillol M., Sànchez-Melsió A., Gich F. & Borrego C. M. 2015. Diversity of Miscellaneous Crenarchaeotic Group archaea in freshwater karstic lakes and their segregation between planktonic and sediment habitats. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91: fiv020.

Ganigué R., S. Ramió-Pujol, Sánchez P., Bañeras L. & J. Colprim. 2015. Conversion of sewage sludge to commodity chemicals via syngas fermentation. Water Science and Technol. 72: 415-420.

García-Berthou E., Almeida D., Benejam L., Magellan K., Bae M.-J., Casals F. & Merciai R. 2015. Impacto ecológico de los peces continentales introducidos en la Península Ibérica. Ecosistemas 24: 36-42. 

Jayasinghe U.A.D., García-Berthou E., Li Z., Zhang T., Li W. & Liu J. 2015. Co-occurring bighead and silver carps show similar food preference but different isotopic niche overlap in different habitats. Environmental Biology of Fishes 98: 1185–1199.

Magellan K. & García-Berthou E. 2015. Influences of size and sex on invasive species aggression and native species vulnerability: a case for modern regression techniques. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 25: 537–549.

Mas-Martí E., A.M. Romaní, I. Muñoz. 2015. Consequences of warming and resource quality on the stoichiometry and nutrient cycling of a stream shredder. Plos One 10: e0118520.

Mora-Gómez J., Elosegi A., Mas-Martí E. & Romaní A.M. 2015. Factors controlling seasonality in leaf litter breakdown for a Mediterranean stream. Freshwater Science 34: 1245-1258.

Murphy C.A., Grenouillet G. & García-Berthou E. 2015. Natural abiotic factors more than anthropogenic perturbation shape invasibility by Eastern Mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). Freshwater Science 34: 965-974.

Ponsatí L., Acuña V., Aristi I., Arroita M., García-Berthou E., von Schiller D., Elosegi A., Sabater S. 2015. Biofilm responses to flow regulation by dams in Mediterranean rivers. River Research and Applications 31: 1003–1016.

Quintana X.D., Arim M., Badosa A., Blanco J.M., Boix D., Brucet S., Compte J., Egozcue J.J., De Eyto E., Gaedke U., Gascón S., De Solá L.G., Irvine K., Jeppesen E., Lauridsen T.L., López-Flores R., Mehner T., Romo S. & Søndergaard M. 2015. Predation and competition effects on the size diversity of aquatic communities. Aquatic Sciences 77: 45-57.

Ramió-Pujol S., Ganigué R., Bañeras L. & Colprim J. 2015. How can alcohol production be improved in carboxidotrophic clostridia? Process Biochemistry 50: 1047-1055.

Ramió-Pujol S., Ganigué R., Bañeras L. & Colprim J. 2015. Incubation at 25ºC prevents acid crash and enhances alcohol production in Clostridium carboxidivorans P7. Bioresource Technology 192: 296-303.

Rodriguez-Mozaz S., Ricart M., Köck-Schulmeyer M., Guasch H., Bonnineau C., Proia L., Lopez de Alda M., Sabater S. & Barceló D. 2015. Pharmaceuticals and pesticides in reclaimed water: Efficiency assessment of a microfiltration–reverse osmosis (MF–RO) pilot plant. Journal of Hazardous Materials 282: 165-173

Roy H.E., Adriaens, T., Aldridge, D.C., Bacher, S., Bishop, J.D.D., Blackburn, T.M., Branquart, E., Brodie, J., Carboneras, C., Cook, E.J., Copp, G.H., Dean, H.J., Eilenberg, J., Essl, F., Gallardo, B., Garcia, M., García-Berthou, E., Genovesi, P., Hulme, P.E., Kenis, M., Kerckhof, F., Kettunen, M., Minchin, D., Nentwig, W., Nieto, A., Pergl, J., Pescott, O., Peyton, J., Preda, C., Rabitsch, W., Roques, A., Rorke, S., Scalera, R., Schindler, S., Schönrogge, K., Sewell, J., Solarz, W., Stewart, A., Tricarico, E., Vanderhoeven, S., van der Velde, G., Vilà, M., Wood, C.A., Zenetos, A. (2015) Invasive Alien Species - Prioritising prevention efforts through horizon scanning ENV.B.2/ETU/2014/0016. European Commission, Brussels. 227 p.

Tuulaikhuu, B.A., Romaní A.M., Guasch H. 2015. Arsenic toxicity effects on microbialcommunitiesand nutrient cycling in indoor experimental channels mimicking a fluvial system. Aquatic Toxicology 166: 72-82.

Vazquez E., Ejarque E., Ylla I., Romaní A.M., Butturini A. 2015. Impact of dry-rewetting on bioavailability of dissolved organic matter molecular weight fractions in a Mediterranean stream. Freshwater Science 34: 263-275.

Vilajeliu-Pons A., Puig S., Pous N., Salcedo I., Bañeras L., Balaguer MD. & Colprim J. 2015. Microbiome characterisation of MFCs used for the treatment of swine manure. Journal of Hazardous Materials 288:60-68.



Angeler D., Allen C.R., Vila-Gispert A. & Almeida D. 2014. Fitness in animals correlates with proximity to discontinuities in body mass distributions: contrasting patterns in stressed and near-pristine ecosystems. Ecological Complexity 20: 213-218.

Batlle-Vilanova P., Puig S., Gonzalez-Olmos R., Vilajeliu-Pons A., Bañeras L., Balaguer, MD. & Colprim, J. 2014. Assessment of biotic and abiotic graphite cathodes for hydrogen production in microbial electrolysis cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39:1297-1305.

Bonet B., N. Corcoll, A. Tlili, S. Morin & H. Guasch. 2014. Antioxidant enzyme activities in biofilms as biomarker of Zn pollution in a natural system: an active bio-monitoring study. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 103: 82-90.

Carmona-Catot G., Santos A.F.G.N., Tedesco P. & García-Berthou E. 2014. Quantifying seasonality along a latitudinal gradient: from stream temperature to growth of invasive mosquitofish. Ecosphere 5: 134.

Céréghino R., Boix D., Cauchie H.-M., Martens K. & Oertli B. 2014. The ecological role of ponds in a changing world. Hydrobiologia 723: 1–6.

Corcoll N., V. Acuña, D. Barceló, M. Casellas, H. Guasch, B. Huerta, M. Petrovic, L. Ponsatí, S. Rodríguez-Mozaz & S. Sabater. 2014. Pollution-induced community tolerance to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in fluvial biofilm communities affected by WWTP effluents. Chemosphere 112: 185-193.

Escoriza D., Ben Hassine J. & Boix D. 2014. Factors regulating the invasive success of an alien frog: a comparison of the ecology of the native and alien populations. Hydrobiologia 730: 127–138.

Escoriza, D. & Boix, D. 2014. Reproductive habitat selection in alien and native populations of the genus Discoglossus. Acta Oecologica 59: 97-103.

Figueira E., Freitas R., Guasch H. & Almeida S.F.P. 2014. Efficiency of cadmium chelation by phytochelatins in Nitzschia palea (Kützing) W. Smith. Ecotoxicology 23: 285–292.

Freixa A., Romaní A.M. 2014. Shifts in carbon substrate utilization in sediment microbial communities along the Llobregat River. Fundamental and Applied Limnology: 185: 247–262.

Gabarró J., González-Cárcamo P., Ruscalleda M., Ganigué R., Gich F., Balaguer M.D. & Colprim J. 2014. Anoxic phases are the main N2O contributor in partial nitritation reactors treating high nitrogen loads with alternate aeration. Bioresource Technology 163: 92–99.

Ginebreda A., Kuzmanovic M., Guasch H., López de Alda M., López-Doval J.C., Muñoz I., Ricart M., Romaní A.M., Sabater S. & Barceló D. 2014. Assessment of multi-chemical pollution in aquatic ecosystems using toxic units: Compound prioritization, mixture characterization and relationships with biological descriptors. Science of the Total Environment 468–469: 715–723.

Llirós M., Trias R., Borrego C. & Bañeras L. 2014. Specific archaeal communities are selected on the root surfaces of Ruppia spp. and Phragmites australis. Wetlands 34: 403-411.

López-Flores R., Quintana X.D., Romaní A.M., Bañeras L., Ruiz-Rueda O., Compte J., Green A.J. & Egozcue J.J. 2014. A compositional analysis approach to phytoplankton composition in coastal Mediterranean wetlands: influence of salinity and nutrient availability. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 136: 72-81.

Luís A.T., B. Bonet, N. Corcoll, S.F.P. Almeida, E. Ferreira da Silva, E. Figueira & H. Guasch. 2014. Experimental evaluation of the contribution of acidic pH and Fe concetration to the structure, function and tolerance to metals (Cu and Zn) exposure in fluvial biofilms. Ecotoxicology 23:1270-82.

Magellan K., Barral-Fraga L., Rovira M., Srean P., Urrea G., García-Berthou E. & Guasch H. 2014. Behavioural and physiological effects of arsenic exposure in fish are aggravated by aquatic algae. Aquatic Toxicology 156: 116–124.

Menció A., Galán M., Boix D. & Mas-Pla J. 2014. Analysis of stream–aquifer relationships: A comparison between mass balance and Darcy’s law approaches. Journal of Hydrology 517: 157-172.

Merciai R., Guasch H., Kumar A., Sabater S. & García-Berthou E. 2014. Trace metal concentration and fish size: variation among fish species in a Mediterranean river. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 107: 154–161.

Miguel-Chinchilla L., Boix D., Gascón S. & Comín F.A. 2014. Taxonomic and functional successional patterns in macroinvertebrates related to flying dispersal abilities: a case study from isolated manmade ponds at reclaimed opencast coal mines. Hydrobiologia 732: 111-122.

Miguel-Chinchilla L., Boix D., Gascón S. & Comín F.A. Macroinvertebrate biodiversity patterns during primary succession in manmade ponds in north-eastern Spain. Journal of Limnology 73: 428-440.

Morin S., N. Corcoll, B. Bonet, A. Tlili & H. Guasch. 2014. Diatom responses to zinc contamination along a Mediterranean stream. Plant Ecology and Evolution 147: 325–332.

Ólafsdóttir G.Á., Andreou A., Magellan K., Kristjánsson B.K. (2014) Divergence in social foraging among morphs of the three-spined stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 113:194-203.

Ordeix M., Sostoa A., Maceda A., García-Berthou E., Benejam L., Casals F., Caiola N., Ibàñez C., Sellarès N., Pou-Rovira G., Rodríguez-Labajos B., Solà C., Bardina M., Casamitjana A. & Munné A. (2014). Els peixos dels rius i les zones humides de Catalunya. Qualitat biològica i connectivitat fluvial. Agència Catalana de l’Aigua ‒ Museu del Ter ‒ Eumo Editorial, Vic. 172 p. [.PDF

Ramió-Pujol S., Ganigué-Pages R., Bañeras L. & Colprim J. 2014. Impact of formate on growth and productivity of Clostridium carboxidivorans P7 and Clostridium ljungdahlii PETC grown on syngas. International Microbiology 17: 195-204.

Romaní A.M., Borrego C.M., Díaz-Villanueva V., Freixa A., Gich F., Ylla I. 2014. Shifts in microbial community structure and function in light and dark grown biofilms driven by warming. Environmental Microbiology 16: 2550–2567.

Rouissi M., Boix, D., Muller, S.D., Gascón, S., Ruhí, A., Sala, J., Bouattour, A., Ben Haj Jilani, I., Ghrabi-Gammar, Z., Ben Saad-Limam, S. & Daoud-Bouattour, A. Spatio-temporal variability of faunal and floral assemblages in Mediterranean temporary wetlands. Comptes Rendus Biologies: Comptes Rendus Biologies, 337: 695-708.

Rubol S., Freixa A., Carles-Brangarí A., Fernàndez-Garcia D., Romaní A.M., Sanchez-Vila X. 2014. Connecting bacterial colonization to physical and biochemical changes in a sand box infiltration experiment. Journal of Hydrology 517: 317–327.

Ruhí A., Chappuis E., Escoriza D., Jover M., Sala J., Boix D., Gascón S. & Gacia E. 2014. Environmental filtering determines community patterns in temporary wetlands – a multi‑taxon approach. Hydrobiologia 723: 25–39.

Sabater S., Muñoz I., García-Berthou E., Barceló D. 2014. Multiple stressors in Mediterranean freshwater ecosystems: the Llobregat River as a paradigm. Contributions to Science 10: 161-169.

Schimel D., D.R. Strong, A.M. Ellison, D.P.C. Peters, S. Silver, E.A. Johnson, J. Belnap, A.T. Classen, T.E. Essington, A.O. Finley, B.D. Inouye, E.H. Stanley, and the Editorial Boards of Ecology, Ecological Applications, Ecological Monographs, Ecosphere, and Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2014. Editors are Editors, Not Oracles. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 95: 342-346. 

Tornero I., Sala J., Gascón S., Àvila N., Quintana X.D. & Boix D. 2014. Aquatic macrofauna of Vila Nova de Milfontes temporary ponds, with the first record of Cyphon hilaris Nyholm, 1944 (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) from Portugal. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa, 55: 326-330.

Urrea-Clos G., García-Berthou E. & Sabater S. 2014. Factors explaining the patterns of benthic chlorophyll-a distribution in a large agricultural Iberian watershed (Guadiana River). Ecological Indicators 36: 463–469.

Vazquez, E., Ejarque, E., Ylla, I., Romaní, A.M., Butturini, A. 2014. Impact of dry-rewetting on bioavailability of dissolved organic matter molecular weight fractions in a Mediterranean stream. Freshwater Science, 34: 263-275.

Verdiell-Cubedo D. & Boix, D. 2014. Primeros datos sobre la distribución de grandes branquiópodos (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) en la Región de Murcia (SE España). Anales de Biología 36: 65-69.

Ylla I., Canhoto, C., Romaní, A.M. 2014. Effects of warming on stream biofilm organic matter use capabilities. Microbial Ecology 68: 132–145.