Institut d'Ecologia Aquàtica


Publicacions de la Secció de Limnologia/GRECO

2021 - 2020 - 2019 - 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - before 2010


Adámek Z., Dulić Z., Hlaváč D. & Anton-Pardo M. 2021. Insect attractants and plant biomass as natural food complements in pond culture of stock chub (Squalius cephalus). Aquaculture International: in press.

Antón-Pardo M., Muška M., Jůza T., Vejříková I., Vejřík L., Blabolil P., Čech M., Draštík V., Frouzová J., Holubová M., Říha M., Sajdlová Z., Šmejkal M. & Peterka J. 2021. Diel changes in vertical and horizontal distribution of cladocerans in two deep lakes during early and late summer. Science of the Total Environment 751: 141601.

Cano-Barbacil C., Radinger J. & García-Berthou E. 2021. Coneixent els peixos continentals ibèrics. Mètode 108: 36-41.

Casas‐Ruiz, J. P., Hutchins, R. H., & del Giorgio, P. A. (2021). Total Aquatic Carbon Emissions Across the Boreal Biome of Québec Driven by Watershed Slope. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences126(1), e2020JG005863.

Catelani P.A., Petry A.C., Pelicice F.M. & García-Berthou E. 2021. When a freshwater invader meets the estuary: the peacock bass and fish assemblages in the São João River, Brazil. Biological Invasions 23: 167–179.

Comte L., J. Carvajal-Quintero, P. Tedesco, X. Giam, U. Brose, T. Eros, A. Filipe, M. Fortin, K. Irving, Cl. Jacquet, S. Larsen, S. Sharma, A. Ruhi, F. Becker, L. Casatti, G. Castaldelli, R. Dala-Corte, S. Davenport, N. Franssen, E. García-Berthou, A. Gavioli, K. Gido, L. Jimenez-Segura, R. Leitão, B. McLarney, J. Meador, M. Milardi, D. Moffatt, T. Occhi, P. Pompeu, D. Propst, M. Pyron, G. Salvador, J. Stefferud, T. Sutela, C. Taylor, A. Terui, H. Urabe, T. Vehanen, J. Vitule, J. Zeni, J.D. Olden. 2021. RivFishTIME: A global database of fish time-series to study global change ecology in riverine systems. Global Ecology and Biogeography 30: 38-50.

Djitli Y., Boix D., Milla A., Marniche F., Tornero I., Cunillera-Montcusí D., Sala J., Gascón S., Quintana X.D. and Daoudi-Hacini S. 2021. Annual cycle of water quality and macroinvertebrate composition in Algerian wetlands: a case study of lake Réghaïa (Algeria). Limnetica 40(2): in press.

Drouineau H., Vanacker M., Diaz E., Mateo M., Korta M., Antunes C., Delgado C.F., Domingos I., Zamora L., Beaulaton L. and Lambert P. 2021. Incorporating Stakeholder Knowledge into a Complex Stock Assessment Model: The Case of Eel Recruitment. Water 13(9): 1136.

Escoriza D. 2021. What makes an island a suitable refuge for an endemic lizard? Diversity and Distributions 27(3): 463-472.

Escoriza D. & Amat F. 2021. Habitat Partitioning and Overlap by Large Lacertid Lizards in Southern Europe. Diversity 13(4): 155.

Escoriza D., Hernandez A. 2021. Buffered microclimate determines the presence of Salamandra corsica. J. For. Res. 32: 1089–1093.

Escoriza D., Sunyer P., Poch S. & Boix D. 2021. Habitat overlap and body condition in aquatic turtles: are there additive effects between invasive and native species? Knowledge & Management of Aquatic Ecosystems 422: 2.

Franco A.C., García-Berthou E. & Santos L.N. 2021. Ecological impacts of an invasive top predator fish across South America. Science of Total Environment 761: 143296.

Ganassin M.J.M.,  E. García-Berthou, A.C. Rodrigues, C.P. do Nascimento, C.M. Muniz, M.T. Baumgartner, M.H. Schmitz & L.C. Gomes. 2021. The invasion of an alien characiform fish and the decline of a native congener in a Neotropical river-floodplain system. Hydrobiologia 848: 2189–2201.

González‐Trujillo J.D., Saito V.S., Petsch D.K., Muñoz I. & Sabater S. 2021. Historical legacies and contemporary processes shape beta diversity in Neotropical montane streams. Journal of Biogeography 48(1): 101-117.

Magellan K. & E. García-Berthou. 2021. Prioritizing sex recognition over learned species recognition: hierarchical mate recognition in an invasive fish. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9: 646357.

Muniz C.M., García-Berthou E., Ganassin M.J.M., Agostinho A.A. & Gomes L.C. 2021. Alien fish in Neotropical reservoirs: assessing multiple hypotheses in invasion biology. Ecological Indicators 121: 107034.

Pereda O., von Schiller D., García-Baquero G., Mor J.R., Acuña V., Sabater S. & Elosegi A. 2021. Combined effects of urban pollution and hydrological stress on ecosystem functions of Mediterranean streams. Science of The Total Environment 753, 141971.

Rocha B.S., E. García-Berthou,  J.L.C. Novaes, L.M. Bini & M.V. Cianciaruso. 2021. Interspecific synchrony is related to body-length similarity in a fish community under prolonged drought conditions. Science of Total Environment 781: 146721.

Sabater S., Elosegi A. & Ludwig R. 2021. Framing biophysical and societal implications of multiple stressor effects on river networks. Science of The Total Environment 753, 141973.

Serra-Compte A., Pikkemaat M.G., Elferink A., Almeida D., Diogène J., Campillo J.A., Llorca M., Álvarez-Muñoz D., Barceló D., Rodríguez-Mozaz S. 2021. Combining an effect-based methodology with chemical analysis for antibiotics determination in wastewater and receiving freshwater and marine environment. Environmental Pollution 271: 116313.

Taylor N.G., Grillas P., Al Hreisha H. et al. 2021. The future for Mediterranean wetlands: 50 key issues and 50 important conservation research questions. Reg. Environ. Change 21: 33.



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.

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.

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.

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. 2020. Ecosystem metabolism dynamics and environmental drivers in Mediterranean confined coastal lagoons. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 245: 106989.

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.

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

Cano-Barbacil C., Radinger J., Argudo M., Rubio-Gracia F., Vila-Gispert A. & García-Berthou E. 2020. Key factors explaining critical swimming speed in freshwater fish: a review and statistical analysis for Iberian species. Scientific Reports 10: 18947.

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.

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. 2020. Large-and small-regional-scale variables interact in the dispersal patterns of aquatic macroinvertebrates from temporary ponds. Aquatic Ecology 54: 1041-1058.

Escoriza D. 2020. Ship rats and island reptiles: patterns of co-existence in the Mediterranean. PeerJ8, e8821.

Escoriza D. 2020. Organization of Squamata (Reptilia) assemblages in Mediterranean archipelagos. Ecology and Evolution 10(3): 1592-1601.

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 66: 597-599.

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.

Fuentes M.À., Martínez-Roig I., Pou-Rovira Q. & Aparicio E. 2020. Unexpected recent records of twaite shad (Alosa fallax) in two North-eastern Iberian rivers: recolonization or recovery of remnant populations? Limnetica 39: 113-120.

García-Berthou E. 2020. Ramon Margalef, l’estany de Banyoles i els peixos. p. 175-185 in Gich F. & Sarquella S. (eds.) Ramon Margalef López (1919-2004). El científic impulsor de l’ecologia a l’estany de Banyoles. Centre d’Estudis Comarcals de Banyoles, Banyoles.

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.

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.

González‐Trujillo J. D., Donato‐Rondon J.C., Muñoz I., & Sabater S. 2020. Historical processes constrain metacommunity structure by shaping different pools of invertebrate taxa within the Orinoco basin. Diversity and Distributions 26: 49–61.

Guzman, L. M., Thompson, P. L., Viana, D. S., Vanschoenwinkel, B. J., Horvath, Z., Ptacnik, R., ... & Chase, J. (2020). Disentangling metacommunity processes using multiple metrics in space and time. bioRxiv.

Herrera‐R, G. A., Oberdorff, T., Anderson, E. P., Brosse, S., Carvajal‐Vallejos, F. M., Frederico, R. G., ... & Ortega, H. (2020). The combined effects of climate change and river fragmentation on the distribution of Andean Amazon fishes. Global Change Biology26(10), 5509-5523.

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.

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.

Latorre D., García-Berthou E., Rubio-Gracia F., Galobart C., Almeida D., Vila-Gispert A. 2020. Captive breeding conditions decrease metabolic rates and alter morphological traits in the endangered Spanish toothcarp Aphanius iberusInternational Review of Hydrobiology 105: 119–130.

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

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.

Muñoz-Mas R. & García-Berthou E. 2020. Alien animal introductions in Iberian inland waters: An update and analysis. Science of Total Environment 703: 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.

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.

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.

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. 2020. The role of connectivity in the interplay between climate change and the spread of alien fish in a large Mediterranean river. Global Change Biology 26: 6383–6398.

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.

Rubio-Gracia F., García-Berthou E., Guasch H., Zamora L. & Vila-Gispert A. 2020. Size-related effects and the influence of metabolic traits and morphology on swimming performance in fish. Current Zoology: 66: 493–503.

Sanchís J., Freixa A., López-Doval J.C., Santos L. H., Sabater S., Barceló D., Abad E & Farré M. 2020. Bioconcentration and bioaccumulation of C60 fullerene and C60 epoxide in biofilms and freshwater snails (Radix sp.). Environmental Research 180: 108715.

Santiago, J. M., Alonso, C., García de Jalón, D., Solana‐Gutiérrez, J., & Muñoz‐Mas, R. 2020. 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, 13(7), 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.

Timoner X., Colls M., Salomón S.M., Oliva F., Acuña V. & Sabater S. 2020. Does biofilm origin matter? Biofilm responses to non‐flow period in permanent and temporary streams. Freshwater Biology 65(3): 514-523.

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.



Acuña V., Casellas M., Font C., Romero F., & Sabater S. 2019. Nutrient attenuation dynamics in effluent dominated watercourses. Water Research 160: 330-338

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.

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.

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.

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.

Colls M., Timoner X., Font C., Sabater S. & Acuña V. 2019. Effects of duration, frequency, and severity of the non-flow period on stream biofilm metabolism. Ecosystems 22: 1393–1405.

Corral‐Lou A., Perea S., Aparicio E., & Doadrio I. 2019. Phylogeography and species delineation of the genus Phoxinus Rafinesque, 1820 (Actinopterygii: Leuciscidae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 57: 926-941.

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.

Escoriza D. & Ben Hassine J. 2019. Amphibians of North Africa. Academic Press, London. 337 p.

Escoriza D., Bakhouche B., Ghoulam T., & Imed D. (2019). Phenology and population structure of the Mediterranean stripe-necked terrapin Mauremys leprosa (Schweigger, 1812) in the Reghaïa Lake (northern Algeria). Basic and Applied Herpetology 33: 43-51.

Escoriza D. & Hernandez A. 2019. Using hierarchical spatial models to assess the occurrence of an island endemism: the case of Salamandra corsicaEcological Processes 8: 15.

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., 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.

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.

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.

González-Trujillo J.D., Petsch D.K., Córdoba-Ariza G., Rincón-Palau K., Donato-Rondon J.C., Castro-Rebolledo M.I. & Sabater S. 2019. Upstream refugia and dispersal ability may override benthic-community responses to high-Andean streams deforestation. Biodiversity and Conservation 28(6): 1513-1531.

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.

Hernandez A., Escoriza D., Pomchote P. & Hou M. 2019. New localities for Tylototriton uyenoi, T. panhai and T. anguliceps in Thailand with remarks on the southernmost distribution of the genus. Herpetological Bulletin 147: 15–18.

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.

Jorda-Capdevila, D., Gampe, D., Garcia, V. H., Ludwig, R., Sabater, S., Vergoñós, L., & Acuña, V. (2019). Impact and mitigation of global change on freshwater-related ecosystem services in Southern Europe. Science of the Total Environment 651: 895-908.

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.

Mor J.R., Dolédec S., Acuña V., Sabater S., & Muñoz I. (2019). Invertebrate community responses to urban wastewater effluent pollution under different hydro-morphological conditions. Environmental Pollution 252: 483-492.

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.

Pereda, O., Acuña, V., von Schiller, D., Sabater, S., & Elosegi, A. (2019). Immediate and legacy effects of urban pollution on river ecosystem functioning: A mesocosm experiment. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety169, 960-970.

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.

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.

Rocaspana R., Aparicio E., Palau‐Ibars A., Guillem R. & Alcaraz C. 2019. Hydropeaking effects on movement patterns of brown trout (Salmo trutta L.). River Research and Applications 35: 646-655.

Romero F., Sabater S., Font C., Balcázar J.L. & Acuña, V. 2019. Desiccation events change the microbial response to gradients of wastewater effluent pollution. Water Research 151, 371-380.

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.

Ruhi A., Catford J.A., Cross W.F., Escoriza D., & Olden J.D. (2019). Understanding the nexus between hydrological alteration and biological invasions. In Multiple Stressors in River Ecosystems (pp. 45-64). Elsevier.

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.

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.



Aguilera R., Sabater S., Marcé R. 2018. A methodological framework for characterizing the spatiotemporal variability of river water-quality patterns using dynamic factor analysis. Journal of Environmental Informatics 31: 97–110. [.doi]

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.

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.

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.

Boix, D., Escoriza, D. & Sala, J. 2018. Contribution to the knowledge of the aquatic fauna of some temporary ponds in the Rif mountains (northern Morocco). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa, 63: 271-273.

Cadmus P., Guasch H., Herdrich A. T., Bonet B., Urrea G. and Clements W. H. 2018. Structural and functional responses of periphyton and macroinvertebrate communities to ferric Fe, Cu and Zn in stream mesocosms. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 37: 1320–1329.

Catalán N., Casas-Ruiz J.P., Arce M.I., Abril M., Bravo A.G., Del Campo R., Estévez E., Freixa A., Giménez-Grau P., González-Ferreras A.M., Gómez-Gener L., Lupon A., Martínez A., Palacin-Lizarbe C., Poblador S., Rasines-Ladero R., Reyes M., Rodríguez-Castillo T., Rodríguez-Lozano P., Sanpera-Calbet I., Tornero I. & Pastor A. 2018. Behind the scenes: Mechanisms regulating climatic patterns of dissolved organic carbon uptake in headwater streams. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 32: 1528-1541.

Cucherousset J., Horky P., Slavík O., Ovidio M., Arlinghaus R., Boulêtreau S., Britton R., García-Berthou E., Santoul F. 2018. Ecology, behaviour and management of the European catfish. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 28: 177–190.

Diez-del-Molino D., García-Berthou E., Araguas R.-M., Vidal O., Alcaraz C., Sanz N., García-Marín J.L. 2018. Effects of water pollution and river fragmentation on population genetic structure of invasive mosquitofish. Science of the Total Environment 637–638: 1372–1382.

dos Santos N.C.L., García-Berthou E., Dias J.D., Lopes T.M., Affonso I. de P., Severi W., Gomes L.C. & Agostinho A.A. 2018. Cumulative ecological effects of a Neotropical reservoir cascade across multiple assemblages. Hydrobiologia 819: 77–91.

Escoriza D. 2018 On the presence of Hemorrhois hippocrepis at its North-Eastern distribution limit. Bol. Asoc. Herpetol. Esp. 29: 37-38.

Franco A.C., Santos L.N., Petry A.C., García-Berthou E. 2018. Abundance of invasive peacock bass increases with water residence time of reservoirs in southeastern Brazil. Hydrobiologia 817: 155–166. [.doi]

Freixa A., V Acuña, J Sanchís, M Farré, D Barceló, S Sabater. 2018. Ecotoxicological effects of carbon based nanomaterials in aquatic organisms. Science of The Total Environment 619: 328–337.

Freixa A., Acuña V., Gutierrez M., Sanchís J., Santos L. H., Rodriguez-Mozaz S. & Sabater S. 2018. Fullerenes influence the toxicity of organic micro contamimants to river biofilms. Frontiers in Microbiology 9: 1426.

Herrero A., Vila J., Eljarrat E., Ginebreda A., Sabater S., Batalla R.J. and Barceló D. 2018. Transport of sediment borne contaminants in a Mediterranean river during a high flow event. Science of the Total Environment 633: 1392–1402.

Herrero A., Gutiérrez-Cánovas C., Vigiak O., Lutz S., Kumar R., Gampe D., Huber-García V., Ludwig R., Batalla R. and Sabater S. 2018. Multiple stressor effects on biological quality elements in the Ebro River: Present diagnosis and predicted responses. Science of the Total Environment 630: 1608–1618.

Karaouzas I., Smeti E., Vourka A., Vardakas L., Mentzafou A., Tornés E., Sabater S., Muñoz. I., Skoulikidis N.Th, Kalogianni E. 2018. Assessing the ecological effects of water stress and pollution in a temporary river - implications for water management. Science of the Total Environment 618: 1591-1604.

Knopf K., Buschmann K., Hansel M., Radinger J. and Kloas W. 2018. Flash photography does not induce stress in the Ram cichlid Mikrogeophagus ramirezi (Myers & Harry, 1948) in aquaria. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 34: 922–928.

Latorre D., G. Maso, A. Hinckley, D. Verdiell-Cubedo, A. S. Tarkan, A. Vila-Gispert, G. H. Copp, J. Cucherousset, E. da Silva, C. Fernandez-Delgado, E. Garcia-Berthou, R. Miranda, F. J. Oliva-Paterna, A. Ruiz-Navarro, J. M. Serrano and D. Almeida. 2018. Inter-population variability in growth and reproduction of invasive bleak Alburnus alburnus (Linnaeus, 1758) across the Iberian Peninsula. Marine and Freshwater Research 69: 1326–1332.

Mandaric L., JR Mor, S Sabater, M Petrovic. 2018. Impact of urban chemical pollution on water quality in small, rural and effluent-dominated Mediterranean streams and rivers. Science of The Total Environment 613: 763–772.

Massiot-Granier F., G. Lassalle, P.R. Almeida, M. Aprahamian, M. Castonguay, H. Drouineau, E. García-Berthou, P. Laffaille, A. Lechêne, M. Lepage, K. Limburg, J. Lobry, E. Rochard, K. Rose, J. Rosebery, T. Rougier, J. Waldman, K. Wilson & P. Lambert. 2018. A generic method to assess species exploratory potential under climate change. Ecological Indicators 90: 615–623.

Menció A. & Boix D. 2018. Response of macroinvertebrate communities to hydrological and hydrochemical alterations in Mediterranean streams. Journal of Hydrology, 566: 566-580.

Merciai R., Almeida D., Aparicio E., Cruset E., Fuentes M.Á., Pou-Rovira Q., Rocaspana R., Vila-Gispert A. & García-Berthou E. 2018. First record of the asp Leuciscus aspius introduced into the Iberian Peninsula. Limnetica 37: 341–344.

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.

Mor JR, A Ruhí, E Tornés, H Valcárcel, I Muñoz, S Sabater. 2018. Dam regulation and riverine food-web structure in a Mediterranean river. Science of the Total Environment 625: 301–310.

Mora-Gómez J., Duarte S., Cássio F., Pascoal C. & Romaní A.M. 2018. Microbial decomposition is highly sensitive to leaf litter emersion in a permanent temperate stream. Science of the Total Environment 621: 486–496.

Perujo, N., Romaní, A. & Sanchez-Vila, X. 2018. Bilayer infiltration system combines benefits from both coarse and fine sands promoting nutrient accumulation in sediments and increasing removal rates. Environmental Science & Technology 52: 5734–5743.

Quintana, X.D., Boix, D., Casamitjana, X., Colomer, A., Compte, J., Cunillera-Montcusí, D., Gascón, S., Gich, F., Menció, A., Martinoy, M., Montaner, J., Pascual, J., Sala, J., Solà, J. & Tornero, I. 2018. Management and restoration actions of confined Mediterranean coastal lagoons in the Empordà and Baix Ter Wetlands. Recerca i Territori, 10: 173-192.

Quintana, X.D., Boix, D., Gascón, S. & Sala, J. (eds.). Management and restoration of Mediterranean coastal lagoons in Europe. Recerca i Territori 10: 1-220.

Radinger J., Alcaraz-Hernández J.D. & García-Berthou E. 2018. Environmental and spatial correlates of hydrologic alteration in a large Mediterranean river catchment. Science of the Total Environment 639: 1138–1147.

Radinger J., Hölker F., Horký P., Slavík O. & Wolter C. 2018. Improved river continuity facilitates fishes' abilities to track future environmental changes. Journal of Environmental Management 208: 169–179.

Romero F., Sabater S., Timoner X. and Acuña V. 2018. Multistressor effects on river biofilms under global change conditions. Science of the Total Environment 627: 1–10.

Rubol S., A. Freixa, X. Sanchez-Vila & A.M. Romaní. 2018. Linking biofilm spatial structure to real-time microscopic oxygen decay imaging. Biofouling 34: 200–211. [.doi]

Sabater S., Elosegi A. and Ludwig R. (eds.) 2018. Multiple stressors in river ecosystems: status, impacts and prospects for the future. Elsevier, Amsterdam. [.doi]

Santos A.F.G.N., García-Berthou E., Hayashi C. & Santos L.N. 2018. Water turbidity increases biotic resistance of native Neotropical piscivores to alien fish. Hydrobiologia 817: 293–305. [.doi]

Serra-Compte A, Corcoll N, Huerta B, Rodríguez-Mozaz S, Sabater S, Barceló D, Álvarez-Muñoz D. 2018. Fluvial biofilms exposed to desiccation and pharmaceutical pollution: New insights using metabolomics. Science of the Total Environment 618: 1382–1388.

Sills J., Marshall J.C., Acuña V., Allen D.C., Bonada N., Boulton A.J., Carlson S.M., Dahm C.N., Datry T., Leigh C., Negus P., Richardson J.S., Sabater S., Stevenson R.J., Steward A.L., Stubbington R., Tockner K. & Vander Vorste R. 2018. Protecting US temporary waterways. Science 361 (6405): 856-857.

Subirats J., Timoner X., Sànchez-Melsió A., Balcázar J.L., Acuña V., Sabater S. and Borrego C.M. 2018. Emerging contaminants and nutrients synergistically affect the spread of class 1 integron-integrase (intI1) and sul1 genes within stable streambed bacterial communities. Water Research 138: 77–85.

Tornero I., Boix D., Bagella S., Pinto-Cruz C., Caria M.C., Belo A., Lumbreras A., Sala J., Compte J. & Gascón S. 2018. Dispersal mode and spatial extent influence distance-decay patterns in pond metacommunities. PLoS ONE 13: e0203119.

Tornés E., Mor J.R., Mandaric L. and Sabater S. 2018. Diatom responses to sewage inputs and hydrological alteration in Mediterranean streams. Environmental Pollution 238: 369–378.

Zajicek P., Radinger J. & Wolter C. 2018. Disentangling multiple pressures on fish assemblages in large rivers. Science of the Total Environment 627: 1093–1105.


Almeida D., Alcaraz-Hernández J.D., Merciai R., Benejam L., García-Berthou E. 2017. Relationship of fish indices with sampling effort and land use change in a large Mediterranean river. Science of the Total Environment 605–606: 1055–1063.

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]

Azevedo-Santos V.M., Vitule J.R.S., Pelicice F.M., García-Berthou E. & Simberloff D. 2017. Non-native fish to control Aedes mosquitoes: a controversial, harmful tool. BioScience 67: 84-90.

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.

Calhoun A.J.K., Mushet D.M., Bell K.P., Boix D., Fitzsimons J.A., Isselin-Nondedeu F. 2017. Temporary wetlands: challenges and solutions to conserving a ‘disappearing’ ecosystem. Biological Conservation 211: 3–11.

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.

Casas J.P., Catalán N., Gómez-Gener L., von Schiller D., Obrador B., Kothawala D.N., López P., Sabater S., R. Marcé. 2017. A tale of pipes and reactors: controls on the in-stream dynamics of dissolved organic matter in rivers. Limnology and Oceanography 62 (S1): S85–S94.

Dawson W, D Moser, M van Kleunen, H Kreft, J Pergl, P Pyšek, P Weigelt, M Winter, B Lenzner, TM Blackburn, E Dyer, P Cassey, SL Scrivens, EP Economo, B Guénard, C Capinha, H Seebens, P García-Díaz, W Nentwig, E García-Berthou, C Casal, NE Mandrak, P Fuller, C Meyer, F Essl. 2017. Global hotspots and correlates of alien species richness across taxonomic groups. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 0186.

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.

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.

Escoriza D, Ben Hassine J. 2017 Diversity of guilds of amphibian larvae in north-western Africa. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0170763.

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.

Fan H.R., E. García-Berthou, Z. Li, T. Zhang, S. Ye, J. Liu & S.S. de Silva. 2017. Fatty acid profiles of the topmouth culter (Culter alburnus Basilewsky, 1855) from five lakes located at different latitudes in China. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 33: 468–477. [.doi]

Freixa A., Acuña V., Casellas M., Pecheva S., Romaní A.M. 2017. Warmer night-time temperature promotes microbial heterotrophic activity and modifies stream sediment community. Global Change Biology 23: 3825–3837. [.doi]

García-De-Lomas, J., Sala, J., Barrios, V., Prunier, F., Camacho, A., Machado, M., Alonso, M., Korn, M., Boix, D., Hortas, F., García, C.M., Serrano, L & Muñoz, G. 2017. How threatened are large branchiopods (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) in the Iberian Peninsula? Hydrobiologia, 801: 99-116.

Gómez-Gener Ll., von Schiller D., Marcé R., Arroita M., Casas-Ruiz J.P., Staehr P.A., Acuña V., Sabater S., Obrador B. 2017. Low contribution of internal metabolism to carbon dioxide emissions along lotic and lentic environments of a Mediterranean fluvial network. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 121, 12: 3030-3044. DOI: 10.1002/2016JG003549

Guasch H, Bonet B, Bonnineau C, Barral L. 2017. Microbial Biomarkers. In: Microbial Ecotoxicology 2017 (pp. 251-281). Springer, Cham.

Herrero A., Buendía C., G. Bussi, Sabater S., Vericat D., Palau A., Batalla R.J. 2017. Modeling the sedimentary response of a large pyrenean basin to global change. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 1-14

Kuzmanovic M., Dolédec S., de Castro-Catala N., Ginebreda A., Sabater S., Muñoz I. and Barceló D. 2017. Environmental stressors as a driver of the trait composition of benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in polluted Iberian rivers. Environmental Research 156: 485-493.

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.

Mandaric L., Diamantini E., Stella E., Cano-Paoli K., Valle-Sistac J., Molins-Delgado D., Bellin A., Chiogna G., Majone B., Diaz-Cruz M.S. and Sabater, S. 2017. Contamination sources and distribution patterns of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in Alpine rivers strongly affected by tourism. Science of The Total Environment 590: 484-494.

McKnight E., García-Berthou E., Srean P. & Rius M. 2017. Global meta-analysis of native and non-indigenous trophic traits in aquatic ecosystems. Global Change Biology 23: 1861–1870.

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]

Menció A., Casamitjana X., Mas-Pla J., Coll N., Compte J., Martinoy M., Pascual J. & Quintana X.D. 2017. Groundwater dependence of coastal lagoons: the case of La Pletera salt marshes (NE Catalonia). Journal of Hydrology 552: 793-806.

Menció A., Quintana X.D., Compte J. & Mas-Pla J. 2017. El patrimonio hidrogeológico de las marismas litorales: el caso de La Pletera (NE Cataluña). p. 453-459. In: Carcavilla, L., Duque-Macías, J., Giménez, J., Hilario, A., Monge-Ganuzas, M., Vegas, J. & Rodríguez, A. (eds.). Patrimonio geológico, gestionando la parte abiótica del patrimonio natural. Cuadernos del Museo Geominero, nº 21. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid.

Merciai R., Molons-Sierra C., Sabater S. & García-Berthou E. 2017. Water abstraction affects abundance, size-structure and growth of two threatened cyprinid fishes. Plos One 12: e0175932.

Pastor, A., Lupon, A., Gómez-Gener, L., Rodríguez-Castillo, T., Abril, M., Arce, M.I., Aristi, I., Arroita, M., Bravo, A.G., De Castro-Català, N., Del Campo, R., Casas-Ruiz, J.P., Estévez, E., Fernández, D., Fillol, M., Flores, L., Freixa, A., Giménez-Grau, P., González-Ferreras, A.M., Hernández-Del Amo, E., Martín, E.J., Martínez, A., Monroy, S., Mora-Gómez, J., Palacin-Lizarbe, C., Pereda, O., Poblador, S., Rasines-Ladero, R., Reyes, M., Rodríguez-Lozano, P., Ruiz, C., Sanpera-Calbet, I., Solagaistua, L., Tornero, I. & Catalán, N. 2017. Local and regional drivers of headwater streams metabolism: insights from the first AIL collaborative project. Limnetica 36: 67-85.

Perujo N., Sanchez-Vila X., Proia L. & Romaní A.M. 2017. Interaction between physical heterogeneity and microbial processes in subsurface sediments: a laboratory-scale column experiment. Environmental Science and Technology 51: 6110–6119. [.doi]

Pignotti E., Casas G., Llorca M., Tellbüscher A., Almeida D., Dinelli E., Farré M. and Barceló D. 2017. Seasonal variations in the occurrence of perfluoroalkyl substances in water, sediment and fish samples from Ebro Delta (Catalonia, Spain). Science of The Total Environment 607-608: 933-943.

Proia L., Romani A.M., Sabater S. 2017. Biofilm phosphorus uptake capacity as a tool for the assessment of pollutant effects in river ecosystems. Ecotoxicology 26(2):271-282.

Pyšek P., Blackburn T., García-Berthou E., Perglová I. & Rabitsch W. 2017. Displacement and local extinction of native and endemic species. p. 157–175 In: M. Vilà & P. Hulme (eds.) Impact of Biological Invasions on Ecosystem Services. Springer International Publishing. [Publisher .HTML]

Rocaspana R. & E. Aparicio. 2017. Population trends and current status of the endangered Pyrenean sculpin Cottus hispaniolensis in the Spanish part of the Garonne drainage. Knowl. Manag. Aquat. Ecosyst. 418: 25.

Romaní A.M., Chauvet E., Febria C., Mora-Gómez J., Risse-Buhl U., Timoner X., Weitere M., Zeglin L. 2017. The biota of intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: prokaryotes, fungi and protozoans. p. 161-188 In: Thibault Datry, Núria Bonada & Andrew Boulton (eds.) Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management. Elsevier, London.

Rubio-Gracia F., D. Almeida, B. Bonet, F. Casals, C. Espinosa, A.S. Flecker, E. García-Berthou, E. Martí, B.-A. Tuulaikhuu, A. Vila-Gispert, L. Zamora, H. Guasch. 2017. Combined effects of hydrologic alteration and cyprinid fish in mediating biogeochemical processes in a Mediterranean stream. Science of the Total Environment 601–602: 1217–1225.

Sabater S., González-Trujillo JD, Elosegi A, Donato Jh Ch. 2017. Colombian ecosystems at the crossroads after the new peace deal. Biodiversity and Conservation 26: 3505-3507.

Sabater S., X. Timoner, G. Bornette, M. De Wilde, J. C. Stromberg, J. C. Stella. 2017. The biota of intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams: algae and vascular plants. p. 189-216 In: Datry, T.,Bonada, N., Boulton, A. (eds). Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams. Elsevier, London.

Sala J., Gascón S., Cunillera-Montcusí D., Alonso M., Amat F., Cancela Da Fonseca L., Cristo M., Florencio M., García-De-Lomas J., Machado M., Miracle M.R., Miró A., Pérez-Bote J.L., Pretus J.L., Prunier F., Ripoll J., Rueda J., Sahuquillo M., Serrano L., Ventura M., Verdiell-Cubedo D., Boix D. 2017. Defining the importance of landscape metrics for large branchiopod biodiversity and conservation: the case of the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands. Hydrobiologia 801: 81-98.

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.

Skoulikidis N.T., Sabater S., Datry T., Morais M.M., Buffagni A., Dörflinger G., Zogaris S., del Mar Sánchez-Montoya M., Bonada N., Kalogianni E. and Rosado J. 2017. Non-perennial Mediterranean rivers in Europe: status, pressures, and challenges for research and management. Science of The Total Environment 577: 1-18.

Srean P., D. Almeida, F. Rubio-Gracia, Y. Luo & E. García-Berthou. 2017. Effects of size and sex on swimming performance and metabolism of invasive mosquitofish Gambusia holbrookiEcology of Freshwater Fish 26: 424–433.

Subirats J., Triadó-Margarit X., Mandaric L., Acuña V., Balcázar J.L., Sabater S., C.M. Borrego. 2017. Wastewater pollution differently affects the antibiotic resistance gene pool and biofilm bacterial communities across streambed compartments. Molecular Ecology 26: 5567–5581.

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

Vila-Gispert A., Yavno S., Naspleda J., Zamora L., Moreno-Amich R., Fox MG. 2017. Patterns of morphological variation among native and non-native pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus) populations: shared and unique aspects of diversification. Environmental Biology of Fishes 100: 969–980.

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.

von Schiller, Daniel; Vicenç Acuña; Ibon Aristi; Maite Arroita; Ana Basaguren; Alberto Bellin; Luz Boyero; Andrea Butturini; Antoni Ginebreda; Eleni Kalogianni; Aitor Larrañaga; Bruno Majone; Aingeru Martínez; Silvia Monroy; Isabel Muñoz; Momir Paunovic; Olatz Pereda; Mira Petrovic; Jesús Pozo; Sara Rodríguez-Mozaz; Daniel Rivas; Sergi Sabater; Francesc Sabater; Nikolaos Skoulikidis; Libe Solagaistua; Leonidas Vardakas; Arturo Elosegi. River ecosystem processes: a synthesis of approaches, criteria of use and sensitivity to environmental stressors. 2017. Science of the Total Environment 596–597: 465–480.



Acuña V., I. Aristi, I. Aymerich, D. Barceló, L. Corominas, M. Petrovic, M. Poch, S. Rodríguez-Mozaz, D. von Schiller, S. Sabater, and A. Elosegi. 2016. Ecosystem responses to emerging contaminants: fate and effects of pharmaceuticals in a Mediterranean River. In: M. Petrovic, S. Sabater, A. Elosegi, D. Barceló (eds.) Emerging Contaminants in River Ecosystems. Hdb Env Chem 46: 143–158, DOI 10.1007/698_2015_5009.

Affonso I.P., Gomes L.C., Agostinho A.A., Message H.J., Latini J.D., García-Berthou E. 2016. Interacting effects of spatial gradients and fishing gears on characterization of fish assemblages in large reservoirs. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 26: 71–81.

Aguilera, R., Sabater S., Marcé R. 2016. A methodological framework for characterizing the spatiotemporal variability of river water-quality patterns using dynamic factor analysis. Journal of Environmental Informatics 10.3808/jei.201600333

Aparicio E., C. Alcaraz, G. Carmona-Catot, E. García-Berthou, Q. Pou-Rovira, R. Rocaspana, M.J. Vargas & D. Vinyoles. 2016. Peixos continentals de Catalunya. Ecologia, conservació i guia d’identificació. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. 251 p. [Publisher .HTML]

Aristi I., Casellas M., Elosegi A., Insa S., Petrovic M., Sabater S., Acuña V. 2016. Nutrients versus emerging contaminants - or a dynamic match between subsidy and stress effects on stream biofilms. Environmental Pollution 212: 208-215.

Àvila N., López-Flores R., Boix D., Gascón S. & Quintana X.D. 2016. Environmental factors affecting the balance of autotrophs versus heterotrophs in the microbial food web of temporary ponds. Hydrobiologia 782:127-143

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

Aymerich I. ,V. Acuña, D. Barceló, M.J García, M. Petrovic, M. Poch, S. Sabater, S. Rodriguez-Mozaz, D. Von Schiller, Corominas Ll. 2016. Dynamic attenuation of pharmaceuticals and their metabolites in a wastewater treatment plant and its receiving river System. Attenuation of pharmaceuticals and their transformation products in a wastewater treatment plant and its receiving river ecosystem. Water Research 100: 126-136.

Azevedo-Santos V.M., J.R.S. Vitule, E. García-Berthou, F.M. Pelicice & D. Simberloff. 2016. Misguided strategy for mosquito control. Science 351: 675.

Bae M.-J., Merciai R., Benejam L., Sabater S. & García-Berthou E. 2016. Small weirs, big effects: disruption of water temperature regimes with hydrological alteration in a Mediterranean stream. River Research and Applications 32: 309–319.

Bagella S., Gascón S., Filigheddu R., Cogoni A. & Boix D. 2016. Mediterranean Temporary Ponds: new challenges from a neglected habitat. Hydrobiologia 782: 1-10.

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.

Batzer D. & Boix D. (eds.) 2016. Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands: An international perspective on their ecology. Springer International Publishing. 655 p.

Batzer D. & Boix D. 2016. An introduction to freshwater wetlands and their invertebrates. p. 1-23. In: Batzer D. & Boix D. (eds.). Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands: An international perspective on their ecology. Springer International Publishing.

Batzer D. & Boix D. 2016. Invertebrate assemblages and their ecological controls across the world's freshwater wetlands. p. 601-639.In: Batzer D. & Boix D. (eds.). Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands: An international perspective on their ecology. Springer International Publishing.

Ben Hassine J., Escoriza D. & Bakhouche B. 2016. Factors determining the occurrence of Pleurodeles poireti (Caudata: Salamandridae) on Edough Peninsula, northeastern Algeria. African Journal of Herpetology 65: 55–67.

Ben Hassine J., Gutiérrez-Rodríguez J., Escoriza D. & Martínez-Solano I. 2016. Inferring the roles of vicariance, climate and topography in populations differentiation in Salamandra algira (Caudata, Salamandridae). Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 54: 116–126.

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.

Boix D. & Batzer D. 2016. Invertebrate assemblages and their ecological controls across the world's freshwater wetlands. p. 601-639. In: Batzer D. & Boix D. (eds.). Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands: An international perspective on their ecology. Springer International Publishing

Boix D., Kneitel J., Robson B.J., Duchet C., Zúñiga L., Day J., Gascón S., Sala J., Quintana X.D. & Blaustein L. 2016. Invertebrates of freshwater temporary ponds in Mediterranean climates. p. 141-189. In: Batzer D. & Boix D. (eds.). Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands: An international perspective on their ecology. Springer International Publishing.

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.

Buendia C., Batalla R., Palau A, Sabater S., Marcé R. 2016. Runoff trends driven by climate and afforestation in a Pyrenean basin. Land Degradation & Development 27: 823–838.

Buendia C., G. Bussi, J. Tuset, D. Vericat, S. Sabater, A. Palau, R.J. Batalla. 2016. Effects of afforestation on runoff and sediment load in an upland mediterranean catchment. Science of the Total Environment 540: 144-157.

Buendia C., Herrero A., Sabater S., Batalla RJ. 2016. An appraisal of the sediment yield in western mediterranean river basins. Science of the Total Environment 572: 538–553

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.

Casas-Ruiz J.P., J. Tittel, D. von Schiller, N. Catalán, L. Gómez-Gener, B. Obrador, E. Zwirnmann, S. Sabater, R. Marcé. 2016. Drought-induced discontinuities in the source and biodegradation of dissolved organic matter in a Mediterranean river. Biogeochemistry 127: 125-139.

Compte J., Montenegro M., Ruhí A., Gascón S., Sala J. & Boix D. 2016. Microhabitat selection and diel patterns of zooplankton in a Mediterranean temporary pond. Hydrobiologia 766: 201-213.

Escoriza, D., Gutiérrez-Rodríguez, J., Ben Hassine, J. & I. Martínez-Solano. 2016. Genetic assessment of the threatened microendemic Pleurodeles poireti (Caudata, Salamandridae), with molecular evidence for hybridization with Pleurodeles nebulosus. Conserv. Genet. 17: 1445.

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

Escoriza, D., Ben Hassine, J. Sala, J. & Boix, D. 2016. Zoophagy in the larvae of Ibero-Maghrebian spade-foot toads. Herpetologica, 72 (4): 281-287.

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.

Fuentes, M.A. & Escoriza, D. 2016. Natrix maura marine foraging. The Herpetological Bulletin 134: 31–32.

García-Berthou E., Bae M.-J., Benejam L., Alcaraz C., Casals F., Sostoa A. de, Solà C., Munné A. 2016. Fish-based indices in Catalan Rivers: intercalibration and comparison of approaches. p. 125-147 in Munné A., Ginebreda A. & Prat N. (eds.) Experiences from Surface Water Quality Monitoring: The EU Water Framework Directive Implementation in the Catalan River Basin District (Part I). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Garcia-Orellana J., López-Castillo E., Casacuberta N., Rodellas V., Masqué P., Carmona-Catot G., Vilarrasa M. & García-Berthou E. 2016. Influence of submarine groundwater discharge on 210Po and 210Pb bioaccumulation in fish tissues. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 155-156: 46-54.

Gascón S., Arranz I., Cañedo-Argüelles M., Nebra A., Ruhí A., Rieradevall M., Caiola N., Sala J., Ibàñez C., Quintana X.D. & Boix D. 2016. Environmental filtering determines metacommunity structure in wetland microcrustaceans. Oecologia, 181: 193-205.

Gómez-Gener Lluís, Biel Obrador, Rafael Marcé, Vicenç Acuña, Núria Catalán, Joan Pere Casas-Ruiz, Sergi Sabater, Isabel Muñoz, Daniel von Schiller. 2016. When water vanishes: magnitude and regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from dry temporary streams. Ecosystems 19: 710–723. DOI:10.1007/s10021-016-9963-4

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.

Huerta B, Rodriguez-Mozaz S, Nannou C, Nakis L, Ruhí A, Acuña V, Sabater S, Barcelo D. 2016. Determination of a broad spectrum of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors in biofilm from a WWTP-impacted river. Science of the Total Environment 540: 241-249.

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.

Licursi M., Gómez N., Sabater S. 2016. Effects of nutrient enrichment on epipelic diatom assemblages in a nutrient-rich lowland stream, Pampa Region, Argentina. Hydrobiologia 766: 135-150.

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

Morin S., Gómez N., Tornés E., Licursi M. & Rosebery J. 2016. Benthic diatoms as biomonitors of water quality: Standard Methods and Future Challenges. In: Romaní AM, Guasch H and Balaguer MD (Eds.) Aquatic Biofilms: Ecology, Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment. Poole (UK): Horizon Scientific Press - Caister Academic Press.

Muñoz Isabel, Julio C. López-Doval, Núria De Castro-Català, Maja Kuzmanovic, Antoni Ginebreda, and Sergi Sabater. 2016. Effects of Emerging Contaminants on Biodiversity, Community Structure, and Adaptation of River Biota. In: M. Petrovic, S. Sabater, A. Elosegi, D. Barceló (eds.), Emerging Contaminants in River Ecosystems. Hdb Env Chem 46: 79–120, DOI 10.1007/698_2015_5013.

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.

Piqué G., R.J. Batalla, S. Sabater. 2016. Hydrological characterisation of dammed rivers in the NW Mediterranean region. Hydrological Processes DO30: 1691–1707.

Piqué, Gemma, Vericat, Damià, Sabater, Sergi, Batalla, Ramon J. 2016. Effects of biofilm on river-bed scour. Science of the Total Environment 572: 1033–1046. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.009

Ponsatí, Lydia, Petrovic, Mira, Picó, Yolanda, Ginebreda, Antoni, Tornés, Elisabet, Corcoll, Natàlia, Guasch, Helena, Barceló, Damià, Sabater, Sergi. 2016. Multiple stressor effects on river biofilms. Freshwater Biology 61: 2012- 20115. doi 10.1111/fwb.12764

Proia L., von Schiller D., Gutierrez C., Casas-Ruiz J.P., Gómez-Gener Ll., Marcé R., Obrador B., Acuña V., Sabater S. 2016. Microbial carbon processing along a river discontinuum. Freshwater Science 35: 1133-1147.

Proia L., von Schiller D., Sabater S., Rodriguez-Mozaz S., Sánchez A., Borrego C., Balcázar J.L. 2016. Occurrence and persistence of antibiotic resistance genes in river biofilms after wastewater inputs in small rivers. Environmental Pollution 210: 121–128.

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.

Rocaspana R., Aparicio E., Vinyoles D. and Palau A. 2016. Effects of pulsed discharges from a hydropower station on summer diel feeding activity and diet of brown trout (Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758) in an Iberian stream. J. Appl. Ichthyol. 32: 190–197.

Rodea-Palomares Ismael, Miguel Gonzalez-Pleiter, Soledad Gonzalo, Roberto Rosal, Francisco Leganes, Sergi Sabater, Maria Casellas, Rafael Muñoz-Carpena & Francisca Fernández-Piñas. 2016. Low-dose pharmaceutical pollutants produce non-additive effects on microbial populations and communities. Science Advances 2, 9: e1601272. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1601272

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.

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.

Ruhí A., V. Acuña, D. Barceló, B. Huerta, J.-R. Mor, S. Rodríguez-Mozaz, S. Sabater. 2016. Bioaccumulation and magnification of pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors in a Mediterranean river food web. Science of the Total Environment 540: 250-259

Ruhí Albert, Isabel Muñoz, Elisabet Tornés, Ramon J. Batalla, Damià Vericat, Lydia Ponsatí, Vicenç Acuña, Daniel von Schiller, Rafael Marcé, Gianbattista Bussi, Félix Francés & Sergi Sabater. 2016. Omnivory mechanisms mediate food chain length responses to environmental variation in a Mediterranean river network. Freshwater Biology 61, 1536–1549. doi:10.1111/fwb.12794

Sabater S. and Carles Borrego. 2016. Application of micro- and mesocosms experiments to pollutant effects in biofilms. Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols. HLMP-D-15-00005R3. DOI: 10.1007/8623_2015_170

Sabater S. and Carles Borrego. 2016. Collection and processing of river organisms and water column organisms. Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols. HLMP-D-14-00135R2. 10.1007/8623_2015_171

Sabater S., Artigas Joan, Corcoll Natàlia, Proia Lorenzo, Timoner Xisca, and Tornés Elisabet. 2016. Ecophysiology of River Algae. In: O. Necchi Jr. (ed.), River Algae. Pp 197-217. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-31984-1_9

Sabater S., Barceló D., De Castro-Català N., Ginebreda A., Kuzmanovic M., Petrovic M., Pico Y., Ponsati L., Tornés E., Muñoz I. 2016. Shared effects of organic microcontaminants and environmental stressors on biofilms and invertebrates in impaired rivers. Environmental Pollution 210: 303-314.

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. & 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]

Skoulikidis Th. Nikolaos, Sabater Sergi, Datry Thibault, Morais Manuela, Buffagni Andrea, Dörflinger Gerald, Zogaris Stamatis, Sánchez-Montoya Maria del Mar, Bonada Nuria, Kalogianni Eleni, Rosado Joana, Vardakas Leonidas, De Girolamo Anna Maria, Tockner Klement. 2016. Non-perennial Mediterranean rivers in Europe: Status, pressures, and challenges for research and management. Science of the Total Environment DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.147

Soto D.X., J. Benito, E. Gacia, E. García-Berthou & J. Catalan. 2016. Trace metal accumulation as complementary dietary information for the isotopic analysis of complex food webs. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7: 910–918.

Terrado M., A. Momblanch, M. Bardina, L. Boithias, A. Munné, S. Sabater, A. Solera, V. Acuña. 2016. Integrating ecosystem services in the implementation of river basin management plans. Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 865–875.

Terrado M., S. Sabater, B. Chaplin-Kramer, L. Mandle, G. Ziv & V. Acuña. 2016. Model development for the assessment of terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity in conservation planning. Science of the Total Environment 540: 53-60.

Terrado, M., Sabater, S., Acuña, V. 2016. Identifying regions vulnerable to habitat degradation under future irrigation scenarios. Environmental Research Letters 11, 114025 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/11/114025

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.

Tornés E. & Sabater S. 2016. The use of diatoms to assess the ecological status in Catalan rivers: application of the WFD and lessons learned from the European Intercalibration Exercise. In: Munné A., Ginebreda A., Prat N. Experiences from surface water quality monitoring: The EU Water Framework Directive Implementation in Catalan River Basin District (Part I), The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry.

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.

von Schiller D., I. Aristi, L. Ponsatí, M. Arroita, V. Acuña, A. Elosegi, S. Sabater. 2016. Regulation causes discontinuities in nutrient spiraling in Mediterranean rivers. Science of the Total Environment 540: 168-177.



Acuña V., D. Barceló, Ll. Corominas, M.J. García-Galán, M. Petrovic, M. Poch, S. Rodríguez-Mozaz, D. von Schiller & S. Sabater. 2015. Occurrence and in-stream attenuation of wastewater-derived pharmaceuticals in Iberian rivers. Science of the Total Environment 503-504: 133-141.

Acuña V., M. Casellas, N. Corcoll, X. Timoner, S. Sabater. 2015. Increasing flow intermittency extent leads temporary waterways to heterotrophy. Freshwater Biology 60: 181-1823.

Acuña V., Ginebreda A., Mor J.R., Petrovic M., Sabater S., Sumpter J., Barceló D. 2015. Balancing the health benefits and environmental risks of pharmaceuticals: Diclofenac as an example. Environment International 85:327-333.

Aguilera R., Marcé R., Sabater S. 2015. Detection and attribution of global change effects on river nutrient concentration dynamics in a Mediterranean basin. Biogeosciences 12: 4085–4098.

Alcaraz C., Carmona-Catot G., Risueño P., Perea S., Pérez C., Doadrio I. & Aparicio E. 2015. Assessing population status of Parachondrostoma arrigonis (Steindachner, 1866), threats and conservation perspectives. Environmental Biology of Fishes 98: 443-455.

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.

Aristi I., D. von Schiller, M. Arroita, D. Barceló, L. Ponsatí, M. J. García-Galán, S. Sabater, A. Elosegi & V. Acuña. 2015. Subsidy or stress? Mixed effects of effluents from a wastewater treatment plant on river ecosystem metabolism. Freshwater Biology 60: 1398-1410

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.

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.

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.

Buendia C., Sabater S., Palau A., Batalla R.J., Marcé R. 2015. Using equilibrium temperature to assess thermal disturbances in rivers. Hydrological processes 29: 4350–4360.

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.

Escoriza D. & Hassine J.B. 2015. Niche partitioning at local and regional scale in the North African Salamandridae. Journal of Herpetology 49: 276-283.

Escoriza D. & Comas M. 2015. Is Hyalosaurus koellikeri a true forest lizard? Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10: 610-620.

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.

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. 

Huerta B., A. Jakimska, Marta Llorca, Albert Ruhi, George Margoutidis, Vicenç Acuña, Sergi Sabater, Sara Rodriguez-Mozaz & Damià Barceló. 2015. Development of an analytical method for the determination of multi-class pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors in freshwater invertebrates. Talanta 132: 373–381.

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.

Navarro-Ortega Alícia, Vicenç Acuña, Alberto Bellin, Peter Burek, Giorgio Cassiani, Redouane Choukr-Allah, Sylvain Dolédec, Arturo Elosegi, Federico Ferrari, Antoni Ginebreda, Peter Grathwohl, Colin Jones, Philippe Ker Rault, Kasper Kok, Phoebe Koundouri, Ralf Peter Ludwig, Ralf Merz, Radmila Milacic, Isabel Muñoz, Grigory Nikulin, Claudio Paniconi, Momir Paunović, Mira Petrovic, Sergi Sabater, Nikolaos Th. Skoulikidis, Adriaan Slob, Georg Teutsch, Nikolaos Voulvoulis & Damià Barceló. 2015. Managing the effects of multiple stressors on aquatic ecosystems under water scarcity. The GLOBAQUA project. Science of the Total Environment 503–504: 3-9.

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.

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.

Sabater S., H. Segner, D. Barceló, L. Posthuma, S. Dyer, J. Tarazona. 2015. The challenge: assessing the effects of chemicals in freshwaters under multiple stress. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34: 1206-1212

Tornés E., Acuña V., Dahm C.N. & Sabater S. 2015. Flood disturbance effects on benthic diatom community structure in a semiarid river network. Journal of Phycology 51: 133–143.

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.

von Schiller, D., D. Graeber, M. Ribot, X. Timoner, V. Acuña, E. Martí, S. Sabater, K. Tockner. 2015. Hydrological transitions drive dissolved organic matter quantity and composition in a temporary Mediterranean stream. Biogeochemistry 123: 429–446



Acuña V., T. Datry, J. Marshall, D. Barceló, C.N. Dahm, A. Ginebreda, G. McGregor, S. Sabater, K. Tockner & M.A. Palmer. 2014. Why should we care about temporary waterways? Science 343: 1080-1081.

Almeida S.F.P., Elias C., Ferreira J., Tornés E., Puccinelli C., Delmas F., Dörflinger G., Urbanič G., Marcheggiani S., Rosebery J., Mancini L. & Sabater S. 2014. Water quality assessment of rivers using diatom metrics across Mediterranean Europe: a methods intercalibration exercise. Science of the Total Environment 476–477: 768–776.

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.

Aristi I., Arroita M., Larrañaga A., Ponsatí L., Sabater S., von Schiller D., Elosegi A. & Acuña V. 2014. Flow regulation by dams shapes ecosystem metabolism in Mediterranean rivers. Freshwater Biology 59: 1816–1829.

Boithias L., Acuña V. & Sabater S. 2014. Water provisioning management under scarcity: new insights into optimal management scale to mitigate the impact of global change in a Mediterranean River. Science of the Total Environment 470–471: 567–577.

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.

Comas M., Escoriza D. & Moreno-Rueda G. 2014. Stable isotope analysis reveals variation in trophic niche depending on altitude in an endemic alpine gecko. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 362–369.

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.

Donato J., Y. Abuhatab & S. Sabater. 2014. Epilithic biofilm metabolism during the high water flow period in an Andean Neotropical stream. Hydrobiologia 728: 41-50.

Escoriza D. & Hassine J. B. 2014. Niche Partitioning at Local and Regional Scale in the North African Salamandridae. Journal of Herpetology 49: 276–283.

Escoriza D. & Hassine J. B. 2014. Microclimatic variation in multiple Salamandra algira populations along an altitudinal gradient: phenology and reproductive strategies. Acta Herpetologica 9: 33–41.

Escoriza D., & Ben Hassine, J. 2014. Phenotypic variability in larvae of two species of Mediterranean spadefoot toad: an approach using linear and geometric morphometrics. African Journal of Herpetology 63: 152–16

Escoriza D. & Ruhí A. 2014. Macroecological patterns of amphibian assemblages in the Western Palearctic: Implications for conservation. Biological Conservation 176: 252–261.

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.

Feijoó C., L. Leggieri, C. Ocón, A. Rodrigues Capítulo, A. Giorgi, M. Licursi, N. Gómez, L. Protogino, D. Colautti, I. Muñoz & S. Sabater. 2014. Stoichiometric homeostasis in the food web of a chronically nutrient-rich stream. Freshwater Science 33: 820-831.

Feio M.J., F.C. Aguiar, S.F.P. Almeida, J. Ferreira, M.T. Ferreira, C. Elias, S.R.S. Serra, A. Buffagni, J. Cambra, C. Chauvin, F. Delmas, G. Dörflinger, S. Erba, N. Flor, M. Ferréol, M. Germ, L. Mancini, P. Manolaki, S. Marcheggiani, M.R. Minciardi, A. Munné, E. Papastergiadou, N. Prat, C. Puccinelli, J. Rosebery, S. Sabater, S. Ciadamidaro, E. Tornés, I. Tziortzis, G. Urbanič & C. Vieira. Least disturbed condition for European Mediterranean rivers. Science of the Total Environment 476–477: 745-756.

Ferreira M.T. & S. Sabater. 2014. Intercalibration of ecological quality in European Mediterranean rivers. Science of the Total Environment 476–477: 743-744.

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.

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.

Graba M., S. Sauvage, N. Majdi, B. Mialet, F.Y. Moulin, G. Urrea, E. Buffan–Dubau, M. Tackx, S. Sabater & J.–M. Sanchez–Pérez. 2014. Modelling epilithic biofilms combining hydrodynamics, invertebrate grazing and algal traits. Freshwater Biology 59: 1213–1228.

Kahlert M., Kelly M., Albert R.-L., Almeida S.F.P., Bešta T., Blanco S., Coste M., Denys L., Ector L., Fránková M., Hlúbiková D., Ivanov P., Kennedy B., Marvan P., Mertens A., Miettinen J., Picinska-Fałtynowicz J. Rosebery J., Tornés E., Vilbaste S., Vogel A. 2014. Identification versus counting protocols as sources of uncertainty in diatom-based ecological status assessments. Hydrobiologia 695: 109-124.

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.

Mateo P., F. Fernández-Piñas, E. Perona & S. Sabater. 2014. Foreword to the Special Issue “Algae for Monitoring Rivers”. Science of the Total Environment 475: 157.

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.

Muñoz I. & Sabater S. 2014. Integrating chemical and biological status assessment: assembling lines of evidence for the evaluation of river ecosystem risk. Acta Biológica Colombiana 19: 25-34.

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

Osorio V., L. Proia, M. Ricart, S. Pérez, A. Ginebreda, J.L. Cortina, S. Sabater & Barceló D. 2014. Hydrological variation modulates pharmaceutical levels and biofilm responses in a Mediterranean river. Science of the Total Environment 472: 1052-1061.

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. & A. Elosegi. 2014. Balancing conservation needs with uses of river ecosystems (Compatibilizando las necesidades con los usos en la conservación de los ecosistemas fluviales). Acta Biológica Colombiana 19: 3-10.

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.

Sabater S., V. Acuña, R. J. Batalla, J. L. Balcázar, C. Borrego, S. Insa, R. Marcé, J.Mas Pla, M. Petrovic, M. Pijuan, S. Rodriguez-Mozaz, I.Rodríguez-Roda, M.Villagrasa, D. Barceló. 2014. The Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA). Contributions to Science 10: 207-220.

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.Segner H., Schmitt-Jansen M. & Sabater S. 2014. Assessing the impact of multiple stressors on aquatic biota: the receptor’s side matters. Environmental Science and Technology 48: 7690−7696.

Terrado M., Acuña V., Ennaanay D., Tallis H. & Sabater S. 2014. Impact of climatic extremes on hydrological ecosystem services in a heavily humanized Mediterranean basin. Ecological Indicators 37: 199–209.

Timoner X., Acuña V., Frampton L., Pollard P., Sabater S. & Bunn S.E. Biofilm functional responses to the rehydration of a dry intermittent stream. Hydrobiologia 727: 185-195.

Timoner X., Acuña V., Buchaca, T., Sabater S. 2014. Streambeds change in colour when they dry? Photosynthetic pigment changes in biofilms during flow intermittency. Aquatic Sciences 76: 565-578.

Timoner X., Acuña V., Borrego, C. & Sabater S. 2014. The dynamics of biofilm bacterial communities is driven by flow wax and wane in intermittent streams. Limnology and Oceanography 59: 2057-2067.

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.

Tornés E., M.C. Pérez-Baliero, C. Durán & S. Sabater. Reservoirs override seasonal variability of phytoplankton communities in a regulated Mediterranean river. Science of the Total Environment: 475: 225–233.

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.

von Schiller D, Acuña V, Sabater S. 2014. Streams: Perennial and Seasonal. In Encyclopedia of Natural Resources: Water. Taylor and Francis: New York, Published online: 21 Oct 2014, 853-857.

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



Aguilera R., Marcé R. & Sabater S. 2013. Modeling nutrient retention at the watershed scale: does small stream research apply to the whole river network? Journal of Geophysical Research 118: 1–13

Aparicio E., Carmona-Catot G. & Alcaraz C. 2013. Les poblacions de peixos en els estuaris del Ter i del Daró. Col·lecció Recerca i Territori 5. Museu de la Mediterrània & Parc Natural del Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter. pp 143-232.

Aparicio E., Carmona-Catot G., Kottelat M., Perea S. & Doadrio I. 2013. Identification of Gobio populations in the northeastern Iberian Peninsula: first record of the non-native Languedoc gudgeon Gobio occitaniae (Teleostei, Cyprinidae). BioInvasions Records 2: 163-166.

Artigas J., E. García-Berthou, D.E. Bauer, M.I. Castro, J. Cochero, D. Colautti, A. Cortelezzi, J. Donato, A. Elosegi, C. Feijoó, A. Giorgi, N. Gómez, L. Leggeri, I. Muñoz, A. Rodrigues-Capitulo, A.M. Romaní & S. Sabater. 2013. Global pressures, specific responses: the effects of nutrient enrichment in streams. Environmental Research Letters 8: 014002.

Batzer D. & Ruhí A. 2013. Is there a core set of organisms that structure macroinvertebrate assemblages in freshwater wetlands? Freshwater Biology 58: 1647–1659.

Ben Hassine J. & Escoriza D. 2013. Caretta caretta in Tunisia: natural history and report of a new regular nesting area. Herpetological Review 44: 557–561.

Beukema W., De Pous P., Donaire-Barroso D., Bogaerts S., Garcia-Porta J., Escoriza D., Arribas O.J., El Mouden E.H. & Carranza S. 2013. Review of the systematics, distribution, biogeography and natural history of Moroccan amphibians. Zootaxa 3661: 1-60.

Bonnineau C, A. Tlili, L. Faggiano, B. Montuelle & H. Guasch. 2013. The use of antioxidant enzymes in freshwater biofilms: temporal variability vs. toxicological responses. Aquatic Toxicology 136-137: 60-71.

Bonet B., N. Corcoll, V. Acuña, L. Sigg, R. Behra & H. Guasch. 2013. Seasonal changes in antioxidant enzyme activities of freshwater biofilms in a metal polluted Mediterranean stream. Science of the Total Environment 444: 60-72.

Carmona-Catot G. 2013. Fish go wild in California. Fisheries 38: 357.

Carmona-Catot G., Magellan K. & García-Berthou E. 2013. Temperature-specific competition between invasive mosquitofish and an endangered cyprinodontid fish. PloS ONE 8: e54734.

Carmona-Catot G. & Moyle P.B. 2013. Re-establishment of the natural life histories of Eagle Lake rainbow trout, USA. p. 21-25 in Soorae, P. S. (ed.) (2013). Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2013. Further case studies from around the globe. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group and Abu Dhabi, UAE: Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi.

Clavero M., Hermoso V., Aparicio E. & Godinho F.N. 2013. Biodiversity in heavily modified waterbodies: native and introduced fish in Iberian reservoirs. Freshwater Biol. 58:1190-1201

Cooper S.D., Lake P.S., Sabater S., Melack J.M. & Sabo J.L. 2013. The effects of land use changes on streams and rivers in Mediterranean climates. Hydrobiologia 719: 383-426

Díez-del-Molino D., Carmona-Catot G., Araguas R.-M., Vidal O., Sanz N., García-Berthou E. & García-Marín J.L. 2013. Gene flow and maintenance of genetic diversity in invasive mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). PLoS ONE 8: e82501.

Escoriza D. & Ben Hassine J. 2013. New record of Pelobates varaldii in the region of Ben Slimane (northern Morocco). Herpetological Bulletin 124: 26-27.

Fausch K.D. & E. García-Berthou. 2013. The problem of invasive species in river ecosystems. p. 193-216 in S. Sabater & A. Elosegi (eds.) River Conservation: Challenges and Opportunities. BBVA Foundation.

Gascón S., Llopart X., Ruiz-Navarro A., Compte J., Verdiell-Cubedo D., Boix D., Oliva-Paterna F.J., Quintana X.D. & Torralva M. 2013. The effects of Aphanius iberus predation on an aquatic community: diel changes and the role of vegetation. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 182: 75-87.

Graba M., Sauvage S., Moulin F., Urrea G., Sabater S. & J.M. Sanchez-Pérez. 2013. Interaction between local hydrodynamics and algal community in epilithic biofilm. Water Research 47: 2153-63

Honey-Rosés J., V. Acuña, M. Bardina, N. Brozovic, R. Marcé, A. Munné, S. Sabater, M. Termes, F. Valero, À. Vega & D.W. Schneider. 2013. Examining the demand for ecosystem services: the value of stream restoration for drinking water treatment managers in the Llobregat River, Spain. Ecological Economics 90: 196-205.

Maceda-Veiga A., Escribano-Alacid J., de Sostoa A. & García-Berthou E. 2013. The aquarium trade as a potential source of fish introductions in southwestern Europe. Biological Invasions 15: 2707–2716.

Machado, M. & Sala, J. 2013. Tanymastigites lusitanica sp. nov. (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Anostraca) from Portugal, first representative of the genus in Europe. Zootaxa 3681: 501-523.

Magellan K. & Swartz E.R. 2012. Crypsis in a heterogeneous environment: relationships between changeable polymorphic colour patterns and behaviour in a galaxiid fish. Freshwater Biology 58: 793–799.

Marr S.M., J.D. Olden, F. Leprieur, I. Arismendi, M. Ćaleta, D. L. Morgan, A. Nocita, R. Šanda, A. Serhan Tarkan & E. García-Berthou. 2013. A global assessment of freshwater fish introductions in mediterranean-climate regions. Hydrobiologia 719: 317–329.

Murphy C.A., Casals F., Solà C., Caiola N., de Sostoa A. & García-Berthou E. 2013. Efficacy of population size structure as a bioassessment tool in freshwaters. Ecological Indicators 34: 571–579.

Proia L., Vilches C., Boninneau C, Kantiani L., Farré M., Romaní A, Sabater S. & Guasch H. 2013. Drought episode modulate biofilm response to pulses of Triclosan. Aquatic Toxicology 127: 36–45

Proia L., Lupini G., Osorio V., Barceló D., Schwartz T., Amalfitano S., Fazi S., Romaní A. & Sabater S. 2013. Response of biofilm bacterial communities to antibiotic pollutants in a Mediterranean river. Chemosphere 92:1126-35

Proia L., Osorio V., Soley S., Köck-Schulmeyer M., Pérez S., Barceló D., Romaní A.M., Sabater S. 2013. Effects of pesticides and pharmaceuticals on biofilms in a highly impacted river. Environmental Pollution 178: 220-228.

Ramió-Pujol S., Bañeras L., Artigas J., Romaní A.M. 2013. Changes of the phenol-degrading bacterial community during the decomposition of submersed Platanus acerifolia leaves. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 338: 184–191

Romaní A.M., Amalfitano S., Artigas J., Fazi S., Sabater S., Timoner X., Ylla I., Zoppini A. 2013. Microbial biofilm structure and organic matter use in mediterranean streams. Hydrobiologia 719: 43-58.

Ruhí A., Boix D., Gascón S., Sala J. & Quintana X.D. 2013. Nestedness and successional trajectories of macroinvertebrate assemblages in man-made wetlands. Oecologia 171: 545-56.

Ruhí A., Boix D., Gascón S., Sala J. & Batzer D. 2013. Functional and phylogenetic relatedness in temporary wetland invertebrates: current macroecological patterns and implications for future climatic change scenarios. PLoS ONE 8: e81739.

Ruiz-González C., L. Proia, I. Ferrera, J.M. Gasol & S. Sabater. 2013. Effects of large river dam-regulation on bacterioplankton community structure. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 84: 316- 331.

Santos A.F.G.N., García-Berthou E., Santos L.N. & Hayashi C. 2013. When habitat complexity increases predation risk: experiments with invasive and Neotropical native fishes. Marine and Freshwater Research 64: 752-760.

Simberloff D., Martin J.-L., Genovesi P., Maris V., Wardle D.A., Aronson J., Courchamp F., Galil B., García-Berthou E., Pascal M., Pyšek P., Sousa R.,Tabacchi E. & Vilà M. 2013. Impacts of biological invasions - what’s what and the way forward. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 58–66

Tekwani N., N. Majdi, B. Mialet, E. Tornés, G. Urrea-Clos, E. Buffan-Dubau, S. Sabater & M. Tackx. 2013. Contribution of epilithic diatoms to benthic-pelagic coupling in a temperate river. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 69: 47-57

Tornés E. & Ruhí A. 2013. Flow intermittency decreases nestedness and specialisation of diatom communities in Mediterranean rivers. Freshwater Biology 58: 2555-2566.

Vazquez E., V. Acuña, J. Artigas, S. Bernal, E. Ejarque, A. Gaudes, I. Ylla, E. Martí, E. Mas-Martí, A. Guarch, I. Muñoz, A. Romaní, S. Sabater, F. Sabater, D. Von Schiller & A. Butturini. 2013. Fourteen years of hydro-biogeochemical monitoring in a Mediterranean catchment. Bodenkultur 64: 13-20

Yavno S., M.G. Fox, A. Vila-Gispert & Y. Bhagat. 2013. Morphological differences between native and non-native pumpkinseed in traits associated with locomotion. Environmental Biology of Fishes 96: 507-518.

Ylla I., Peter H., Romaní A.M. & Tranvik L.J. 2013. Different diversity–functioning relationship in lake and stream bacterial communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85: 95-103.



Aguilera R., Marcé R. & Sabater S. 2012. Linking in-stream nutrient flux to land use and hydrological variability at the watershed scale. Science of the Total Environment 440: 72–81

Aparicio E., Ruano C.P., Durán C. & Carmona-Catot G. 2012. Fish passage assessment at the most downstream barrier of the Ebro River (NE Iberian Peninsula). Limnetica 31: 37-46.

Arroita M., Aristi I., Flores L., Larrañaga A., Díez J., Mora J., Romaní A.M., Elosegi A. 2012. The use of wooden sticks to assess stream ecosystem functioning: Comparison with leaf breakdown rates. Science of the Total Environment 440: 115–122.

Artigas J., Fund, K., Kirchen, S., Morin, S., Obst, U., Romaní, A.M., Sabater, S., Schwartz, T. 2012. Patterns of biofilm formation in two streams from different bioclimatic regions: analysis of microbial community structure and metabolism. Hydrobiologia 695: 83–96

Artigas J., S. Soley,Pérez-Baliero, M.C., Romaní A.M., Ruiz-González, C., , Sabater, S.2012. Phosphorus use by planktonic communities in a large regulated Mediterranean river.Science of the Total Environment 426: 180-187.

Bañeras L., Ruiz-Rueda, O., López-Flores, R. & Quintana, X.D. 2012. The role of plant type and salinity in the selection for the denitrifying community structure in the rhizosphere of wetland vegetation.International Microbiology 15: 89-99.

Basset A., Barbone, E., Borja, A., Brucet, S., Pinna, M., Quintana, X.D., Reizopoulou, S., Rosati, I. & Simbour, N. 2012. A benthic macroinvertebrate size spectra index for implementing the Water Framework Directive in coastal lagoons in Mediterranean and Black Sea ecoregions.EcologicalIndicators 12: 72-83.

Benejam L., Alcaraz, C., Benito, J., Caiola, N., Casals, F., Maceda-Veiga, A., de Sostoa, A. & García-Berthou E. 2012. Fish catchability and comparison of four electrofishing crews in Mediterranean streams. Fisheries Research 123-124: 9-15.

Boix D., Biggs, J., Céréghino, R., Hull, A.P., Kalettka, T. & Oertli, B. 2012. Pond research and management in Europe: "Small is Beautiful". Hydrobiologia 689: 1-9.

Boix D., Ruhí, A., Gascón, S. & Sala, J. 2012. First record of Holocentropus stagnalis (Albarda, 1874) (Trichoptera: Polycentropodidae) for the Iberian Peninsula.Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 51: 343-345.

Bonet B., Corcoll N. & Guasch H. 2012. Antioxidant enzyme activities as biomarkers of Zn pollution in fluvial biofilms. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 80: 172-8.

Bonet B., Corcoll N., Acuňa V., Sigg, L., Behra, R. & Guasch H. Seasonal changes in antioxidant enzyme activities of freshwater biofilms in a metal polluted Mediterranean stream. Science of the Total Environment 444: 60-72.

Bonnineau C, I. Gallardo, G. Urrea & H. Guasch 2012. Light history modulates antioxidant and photosynthetic responses of biofilms to natural (light) and chemical (herbicides) stressors. Ecotoxicology 21: 1208-24.

Bonnineau C., A. Moeller, C. Barata, B. Bonet, L. Proia, F. Sans-Piché, M. Schmitt-Jansen, H. Guasch, H. Segner. 2012. Advances in the multi-biomarker approach for risk assessment in aquatic ecosystems. In: Guasch, H., A. Ginebreda & A. Geiszinger (eds.) Emerging and Priority Pollutants: Bringing Science into River Management Plans, The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: review series. Editorial: Springer.

Brix R., J. López-Doval, M. Ricart, H. Guasch, M.J. Lopez De Alda, I. Muñoz, C. Orendt, A.M. Romaní, S.Sabater, D.Barceló. Establishing potential links between the presence of alkylphenolic compounds and the benthic community in a European river basin. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 19: 934–94.

Brucet S., Boix, D., Nathansen, L.W., Quintana, X.D., Jensen, E., Balayla, D., Meerhoff, M. & Jeppesen, E. 2012. Effects of temperature, salinity and fish in structuring the macroinvertebrate community in shallow lakes: implications for effects of climate change. PLoS ONE 7: e30877.

Cañedo-Argüelles M., Boix, D., Sánchez-Millaruelo, N., Sala, J., Caiola, N., Nebra, A. & Rieradevall, M. 2012. A rapid bioassessment tool for the evaluation of the water quality of transitional waters.Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 111: 129-138.

Carmona-Catot G., Moyle P.B. & Simmons R.E. 2012. Long-term captive breeding does not necessarily prevent reestablishment: lessons learned from Eagle Lake rainbow trout. Rev. Fish. Biol. Fisher.22: 325-342.

Compte J., Gascón S., Quintana X.D. & Boix D. 2012. The effects of small fish presence on a species-poor community dominated by omnivores: Example of a size-based trophic cascade. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 418-419: 1-11.

Cooper S.D., Lake, P. Sam, Sabater, Sergi, Melack, John M. & Sabo,John L. 2012. The Effects of Land Use Changes on Streams and Rivers in Mediterranean Climates. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1333-4

Corcoll N., B. Bonet, S. Morin, M. Leira & H. Guasch. 2012. The effect of metals on photosynthesis processes and diatoms metrics of biofilm from a metal contaminated river: a translocation experiment. Ecological Indicators18: 620–631.

Corcoll N., M. Ricart, S. Franzc, F. Sans-Piché, M. Schmitt-Jansen & H. Guasch 2012. The use of photosynthetic fluorescence parameters from autotrophic biofilms for monitoring the effect of chemicals in river ecosystems.pp 85-115 In: H. Guasch, A. Ginebreda & A. Geiszinger (eds.), Emerging and Priority Pollutants: Bringing Science into River Management Plans, The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: review series. Editorial: Springer.

Escoriza D. 2012. Description of a case of albinism in a tadpole of Discoglossus pictus pictus (Anura: Discoglossidae) in Sicily. Herpetology Notes 5: 311-312.

Escoriza D. & Boix, D. 2012. Assessing the potential impact of an invasive species on a Mediterranean amphibian assemblage: a morphological and ecological approach.Hydrobiologia 680: 233-245.

García-Berthou E., Carmona-Catot G., Merciai R. & Ogle D.H. 2012. A technical note on seasonal growth models.Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries22: 635–640.

Gascón S., Machado, M., Sala, J., Cancela Da Fonseca, L., Cristo, M. & Boix, D. 2012. Spatial characteristics and species niche attributes modulate the response by aquatic passive dispersers to habitat degradation. Marine and Freshwater Research63: 232-245.

Guasch H., X. Garcia Acosta, G. Urrea & Ll. Bañeras.2012. Changes in the microbial communities along the environmental gradient created by a small iron spring. FreshwaterScience 31: 599-609.

Guasch H., B. Bonet, C.Bonnineau, N.Corcoll, J.C. López—Doval, I.Muñoz, M.Ricart, A. Serra, W.Clements.2012. How to link field observations with causality? Field and experimental approaches linking chemical pollution with ecological alterations. In: Guasch, H., A. Ginebreda & A. Geiszinger (eds.) Emerging and Priority Pollutants: Bringing Science into River Management Plans, The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: review series. Editorial: Springer.

Guasch H., A. Ginebreda & A. Geiszinger (eds.) 2012. Emerging and Priority Pollutants: Bringing Science into River Management Plans, The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: review series. Editorial: Springer.

Morin S., Cordonier, A., Lavoie, I., Arini, A. Blanco, S., Duong, T.T., Tornés, E., Bonet, B., Corcoll, N., Faggiano, L., Laviale, M., Pérès, F., Becares, E., Coste, M., Feurtet-Mazel, A., Fortin, C., Guasch, H., Sabater, S. 2012. Consistency in diatom response to metal-contaminated environments. In: A. Guasch, A. Ginebreda & A. Geiszinger (eds.), Emerging and Priority Pollutants: Bringing Science into River Management Plans, The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: review series. Editorial: Springer.

Mulder C., Boit A., Mori S., Arie Vonk J., Dyer S.D., Faggiano L., Geisen S., González A.L., Kaspari M., Lavorel S., Marquet P.A., Rossberg A.G., Sterner R.W., Voigt W. & Wall D.H. (2012) Distributional (in)congruence of biodiversity-ecosystem functioning. Advances in Ecological Research 46:1-88.

Muñoz I., García-Berthou, E. & Sabater S. 2012. The effects of multiple stressors on biological communities in the Llobregat. p. 93-116 in Sabater, S., Ginebreda, A., Barceló, D. (eds.) The Llobregat: the story of a polluted Mediterranean River. Springer, Berlin.

Naspleda J., A. Vila-Gispert, M.G. Fox, L. Zamora & A. Ruiz-Navarro. 2012. Morphological variation between non-native lake-and stream-dwelling pumpkinseed in the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Fish Biology 81: 1915-35.

Navarro-Ortega Alícia, Sergi Sabater & Damià Barceló. 2012. Understanding effects of global change on water quantity and quality in river basins- The SCARCE Project. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 19: 915- 917

Navarro-Ortega Alícia, Vicenç Acuña, Ramon J. Batalla, Julián Blasco, Carlos Conde, Arturo Elosegi, Félix Francés, Francesc La-Roca, Isabel Muñoz, Mira Petrovic, Yolanda Picó, Sergi Sabater, Xavier Sanchez-Vila, Marta Schuhmacher, Damià Barceló. 2012. Assessing and forecasting the impacts of global change on Mediterranean rivers. The SCARCE Consolider project on Iberian basins. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 19: 918–933.

Proia, L., Romaní, A.M., Sabater, S. 2012. Nutrients and light effects on stream biofilms: a combined assessment with CLSM, structural and functional parameters. Hydrobiologia695: 281-291.

Proia, L., Cassio, F., Pascoal, C., Tlili, A., Romaní, A.M., 2012. The use of attached microbialcommunities to assess ecological risks of pollutants in river ecosystems. The role of heterotrophs, in: Guasch, H., Ginebreda, A., Geiszinger, A. (Eds.), Emerging and Priority Pollutants in Rivers: Bringing science into River Management Plans. Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-25722-3_3.

Romaní, A.M., Artigas, J., Ylla, I. Extracellular Enzymes in Aquatic Biofilms: Microbial Interactions Vs Water Quality Effects in the Use of Organic Matter, In: Lear, G., Lewis, G. (Eds.), Microbial Biofilms: Current Research and Applications. Caister Academic Press, ISBN: 978-1-904455-96-7, pp 153-174.

Ruhí A., Herrmann, J., Gascón, S., Sala, J. & Boix, D. 2012. How do early successional patterns differ between man-made wetlands in the cold temperate and Mediterranean regions? Limnologica 42: 328– 339.

Ruhí A., Herrmann, J., Gascón, S., Sala, J., Geijer, J. & Boix, D. 2012. Change in biological traits and community parameters of macroinvertebrates through primary succession in a man-made Swedish wetland. Freshwater Science 31: 22-37.

Ruhí A., San Sebastian, O, Feo, C., Franch, M., Gascón, S., Richter-Boix, À., Boix, D. & Llorente, G. 2012. Man-made Mediterranean Temporary Ponds as a tool for amphibian conservation. Annales de Limnologie - International Journal of Limnology 48: 81-93.

Santos A.F.G.N., Alcaraz C., Santos L.N., Hayashi C. & García-Berthou E. 2012. Experimental assessment of the effects of a Neotropical nocturnal piscivore (Pseudoplatystomacorruscans) on juvenile native and invasive fishes.NeotropicalIchthyology10: 167-176.

Timoner X., Acuña V., von Schiller D. & Sabater, S. 2012. Functional responses of stream biofilms to flow cessation, desiccation and rewetting. FreshwaterBiology 57: 1565-78

Tornés Elisabet, Manel Leira, Sergi Sabater. 2012. Classification strength of reference conditions in rivers. Is the biological classification of benthic diatom communities concordant with ecoregions? Hydrobiologia 695: 43-55

Trias R., Ruiz-Rueda, O., García-Lledó, A., Vilar-Sanz, A., López-Flores, R., Quintana, X.D., Hallin, S. & Bañeras, L. 2012. Emergent macrophytes act selectively on ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78: 6352-6356.

Urrea–Clos Gemma & Sergi Sabater. 2012. Identifying reference benthic diatom communities in an agricultural watershed (Guadiana River, SW Spain). Hydrobiologia695: 171-84

Ylla I., Romaní, A.M., Sabater, S. 2012. Labile and Recalcitrant Organic Matter Utilization by River Biofilm Under Increasing Water Temperature. Microbial Ecology 64: 593-604.



Alarcón-Elbal P.M., Casanova, A., Ruiz-Arrondo, I., Delacour, S., Pinal, R., Boix, D., Sala, J. & Lucientes, J. 2011. Primera cita de Chaoborus crystallinus (De Geer, 1776) (Diptera: Chaoboridae) para la provincia de Zaragoza (noreste de España). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 48: 466-468.

Alp A., Kara C., Üçkardeş F., Carol J., García-Berthou E. 2011. Age and growth of the European catfish (Silurus glanis) in a Turkish Reservoir and comparison with introduced populations. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 21: 283-294.

Aparicio E., Carmona-Catot G., Moyle P.B., & García-Berthou E. 2011. Development and evaluation of a fish-based index to assess biological integrity of Mediterranean streams. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 21: 324–337.

Artigas J., A Gaudes, I Muñoz, A.M. Romaní, S. Sabater. 2011. Structural and functional changes in microbial community during the leaf colonization process: interaction between fungi and bacteria. International Review of Hydrobiology 96: 221–234.

Bagella S., Gascón, S., Caria, M.C., Sala, J. & Boix, D. 2011. Cross-taxon congruence in Mediterranean temporary wetlands: vascular plants, crustaceans, and coleopterans. Community Ecology 12: 40-50.

Boix D., Magnusson, A.K., Gascón, S., Sala, J. & Williams, D.D. 2011. Environmental influence on flight activity and arrival patterns of aerial colonizers of temporary ponds. Wetlands 31: 1227-1240.

Bonnineau C., Bonet B., Corcoll N. & Guasch H. 2011. Catalase in fluvial biofilms: a comparison between different extraction methods and example of application in a metal-polluted river. Ecotoxicology 20: 293-303

Carafa R, L. Faggiano, M. Real, A. Munné, A. Ginebreda, H. Guasch, M. Flo, L. Tirapu and P. Carsten von der Ohe. 2011. Water toxicity assessment and spatial pollution patterns identification in a Mediterranean River Basin District. Tools for water management and risk analysis. Science of Total Environment 409: 4269-4279.

Carmona-Catot G., Benito J. & García-Berthou E. 2011. Comparing latitudinal and upstream-downstream gradients: life-history traits of invasive mosquitofish. Diversity and Distributions 17: 214–224

Carrasco L., Barata C., García-Berthou E., Tobias A., Bayona J.M. & Díez S. Patterns of mercury and methylmercury bioaccumulation in fish species downstream of a long-term mercury-contaminated site in the lower Ebro River (NE Spain). Chemosphere 84: 1642–1649.

Carrasco L., Benejam L., Benito J., Bayona J.M. & Díez S. 2011. Methylmercury levels and bioaccumulation in the aquatic food web of a highly mercury-contaminated reservoir. Environment International 37: 1213-1218.

Compte J., Gascón, S., Quintana, X. D. & Boix, D. 2011. Fish effects on benthos and plankton in a Mediterranean salt marsh. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 409: 259-266.

Corcoll, N., B. Bonet, M. Leira, H. Guasch. 2011. Chl-a fluorescence parameters as biomarkers of metal toxicity in fluvial biofilms: an experimental study. Hydrobiologia 673: 119-136.

Damásio, J., D. Barceló, R. Brix, C. Postigo, M. Gros, M. Petrovic, S. Sabater, H. Guasch, M. López de Alda, C. Barata. 2011. Are pharmaceuticals more harmful than other pollutants to aquatic invertebrate species. A hypothesis tested using multi-biomarker and multi-species responses in field collected and transplanted organisms. Chemosphere 85: 1548-54

Datry T., Arscott D.B., Sabater S. 2011. Recent perspectives on temporary river ecology.  Aquatic Sciences 73: 453-7.

De Pous, P., Mora, E., Metallinou, M., Escoriza, D., Comas, M., Donaire, D., Pleguezuelos, J.M. & Carranza, S. 2011. Elusive but widespread? The potential distribution and genetic variation of Hyalosaurus koellikeri (Günther, 1873) in the Maghreb. Amphibia-Reptilia 32: 385-397.

Díaz­-Villanueva, V., Font, J., Schwartz, T. & Romaní, A.M. 2011. Biofilm formation at warming temperature: acceleration of microbial colonization and microbial interactive effects. Biofouling 27: 59-71.

Gallardo, B., Gascón, S., Quintana, X.D. & Comín, F.A. 2011. How to choose a biodiversity indicator – Redundancy and complementarity of biodiversity metrics in a freshwater ecosystem. Ecological Indicators 11: 1177-1184.

García-Berthou E. & Moyle P.B. 2011. p. 609-612 Rivers. in Simberloff D. & Rejmánek M. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions. University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles.

Kühn, I., Kowarik, I., Kollmann, J., Starfinger, U., Bacher, S., Blackburn, T.M., Bustamante, R.O., Celesti-Grapow, L., Chytrý, M., Colautti, R., Essl, F., Foxcroft, L.C., Gollasch, S., García-Berthou, E., Hierro, J., Hufbauer, R.A., Hulme, P.E., Jarošík, V., Jeschke, J.M., Karrer, G., Mack, R.N., Molofsky, J., Murray, B.R., Nentwig, W., Osborne, B., Pyšek, P., Rabitsch, W., Rejmánek, M., Roques, A., Shaw, R., Sol, D., van Kleunen, M., Vilà, M., von der Lippe, M., Wolfe, L.M., & Penev, L. 2011. Open minded and open access: introducing NeoBiota, a new peer-reviewed journal of biological invasions. NeoBiota 9: 1-12.

López-Flores R., Romaní, A.M. & Quintana, X.D. 2011. Phytoplankton composition in shallow water ecosystems: influence of environmental gradients and nutrient availability. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Compositional Data Analysis (2011).

Moyle P.B. & García-Berthou E. 2011. p. 229-234 Fish. in Simberloff D. & Rejmánek M. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions. University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles.

Peribáñez M.A., Ordovás, L., Benito, J., Benejam, L., Gracia, M.J., & Rodellar, C. 2011. Prevalence and sequence comparison of Phyllodistomum folium from zebra mussel and from freshwater fish in the Ebro River. Parasitology International 60 59-63.

Peter H., I. Ylla, c. Gudasz, A.M. Romaní, S. Sabater and L.J. Tranvik. 2011. Multifunctionality in microbial biofilms is constrained by diversity. PLoS ONE 6: e23225.

Petrovic M., A. Ginebreda, V. Acuña, R.J. Batalla, A. Elosegi, H. Guasch, M. López de Alda, R. Marcé, I. Muñoz, A. Navarro-Ortega, E. Navarro, D. Vericat, S. Sabater, D. Barceló. 2011. Combined scenarios of chemical and ecological quality under water scarcity in the Mediterranean Rivers. Trends in Analytical Chemistry 30: 1269-85

Proia L., Morin, S., Peipoch, M., A.M. Romaní and S. Sabater 2011. Resistance and recovery of river biofilms receiving short pulses of triclosan and diuron. The Science of the Total Environment 409: 3129-37.

Ramos-Jiliberto R., Valdovinos F.S., Arias J., Alcaraz C., García-Berthou E. A network-based approach to the analysis of ontogenetic diet shift: an example with the endangered fish Aphanius iberus. Ecological Complexity 8: 123-129.

Sabater, S., J. Artigas, A. Gaudes, I. Muñoz, G. Urrea and A.M. Romaní. 2011. Moderate long-term nutrient input enhances autotrophy in a forested Mediterranean stream. Freshwater Biology 56 1266–1280.

Santos L.N., Agostinho A.A., Alcaraz C., Carol J., Santos A.F.G.N., Tedesco P., García-Berthou E. 2011. Artificial macrophytes as fish habitat in a Mediterranean reservoir subjected to seasonal water level disturbances. Aquatic Sciences 73: 43–52.

Santos L.N., García-Berthou E., Agostinho A.A., Latini J.D. 2011. Fish colonization of artificial reefs in a large Neotropical reservoir: material type and successional changes. Ecological Applications 21: 251-262.

Simberloff D. et al. 2011. Non-natives: 141 scientists object. Nature 475: 36.

Tlili, A., N. Corcoll, B. Bonet, S. Morin, B. Montuelle, A. Bérard and H. Guasch. 2011. In-situ spatio-temporal evolution of autotrophic and heterotrophic biofilm communities induced tolerance to zinc. Ecotoxicology 20: 1823-1839.

von Schiller, D. Acuña, V., Graeber, D., Martí, E., Ribot, M., Sabater, S. Timoner, X., K. Tockner. 2011. Influence of flow intermittency on nutrient availability in a Mediterranean temporary stream. Aquatic Sciences 73: 485-97.

Ylla, I., Sanpera-Calbet, I., Muñoz, I., Romaní, A.M. and S. Sabater. 2011. Organic matter characteristics in a Mediterranean stream through amino acid composition: changes driven by intermittency. Aquatic Sciences 73: 523-35.




Bagella S., Gascón S., Caria M. C., Sala J., Mariani M. A. & Boix D. 2010. Identifying key environmental factors related to plant and crustacean assemblages in Mediterranean temporary ponds. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 1749-1768

Barceló D. & Sabater S. 2010. Water Quality and Assessment under Scarcity. Prospects and challenges in Mediterranean watersheds. Journal of Hydrology 383: 1-4.

Barceló D. & Sabater S. (eds.) 2010. Water Quality and Assessment under Scarcity. Prospects and challenges in Mediterranean watersheds. Journal of Hydrology 383: 1-146.

Benejam L., Angermeier P.L., Munné, A., García-Berthou E. 2010. Assessing effects of water abstraction on fish assemblages in Mediterranean streams. Freshwater Biology 55: 628-642.

Benejam L., Benito J., García-Berthou E. 2010. Decrease of condition and fecundity of freshwater fish in a highly polluted reservoir. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 210: 231-242.

Boix D., García-Berthou E., Gascón S., Benejam L., Tornés E., Sala J., Benito J., Munné A., Solà C. & Sabater S. 2010. Response of community structure to sustained drought in Mediterranean rivers. Journal of Hydrology 383: 135–146.

Boix, D., Sala, J. & Gascón, S. 2010. Els crustacis de zones humides dels Països Catalans. 225-227 pp. A Suplement. Fauna i flora. En: Història Natural dels Països Catalans. Enciclopèdia Catalana, Barcelona (ESPAÑA)

Boix D., Ruhí A., Sala J., Gascón S., Compte J.& Quintana X.D. 2010. Invertebrats Aquàtics. 249-283 ps. A: Fraga, P., I. Estaún & E. Cardona (eds.). Basses temporals mediterrànies. LIFE BASSES: gestió i conservació a Menorca. Consell Insular de Menorca. Recerca, 15. Maó.

Bonnineau C., Guasch H., Proia L., Ricart M., Geiszinger A., Romaní A.M. & Sabater S. 2010. Fluvial biofilms: a pertinent tool to assess β-blockers toxicity. Aquatic Toxicology 96: 225-233.

Brucet S., Boix, D., Quintana, X. D., Jensen, E., Nathansen, L. W., Trochine, C., Meerhoff, M. Gascón, S. & Jeppesen E. 2010. Factors influencing zooplankton size structure at contrasting temperatures in shallow coastal lakes: implications for effects of climate change. Limnology and Oceanography 55: 1697-1711.

Burt T.P., Pinay G. & Sabater S. 2010. What do we still need to know about the ecohydrology of riparian zones? Ecohydrology 3: 373–377.

Burt T.P., G. Pinay & S. Sabater. (eds.) 2010. Hydrology and nitrogen buffering capacity of riparian zones IAHS Benchmark Papers in Hydrology. Series Editor: Jeff McDonnell (Oregon State).

Burt T.P., Pinay G. & Sabater S. 2010. Riparian zone hydrology and biogeochemistry: a review. In: Burt, T.P., Pinay, G. & Sabater, S. (Eds.) Hydrology and nitrogen buffering capacity of riparian zones. IAHS Benchmark Papers in Hydrology.

Carmona-Catot G., Moyle P.B., Aparicio E., Crain P.K., Thompson L.C. & García-Berthou E. 2010. Brook trout removal as a conservation tool to restore Eagle Lake rainbow trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30: 1315–1323.

Carol, J. & García-Berthou, E. 2010. Siluro – Silurus glanis. In: Salvador A. & Elvira B. (eds.). Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid.

Compte J., Gascón, S., Quintana, X. D. & Boix, D. 2010. Top-predator effects of jellyfish Odessia maeotica in Mediterranean salt marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 402: 147-159.

Faggiano L., de Zwart D, García-Berthou E., Lek S., Gevrey M. Patterning ecological risk of pesticide contamination at the river basin scale. Science of Total Environment 408: 2319–2326.

García-Berthou E. 2010 Invasion ecology fifty years after Elton’s book. Biological Invasions 12: 1941-1942.

García-Berthou E. 2010. Els peixos continentals invasors. p. 289-291 in Folch R. (ed.) Història Natural dels Països Catalans. Suplement Fauna i Flora. Enciclopèdia Catalana, Barcelona. 454 p.

García-Berthou E. 2010. La perca. p. 285 in Folch R. (ed.) Història Natural dels Països Catalans. Suplement Fauna i Flora. Enciclopèdia Catalana, Barcelona. 454 p.

Guasch H., Serra A., Bonet B., Corcoll N. & Leira M. 2010. Metal ecotoxicology in fluvial biofilms. Potential influence of water scarcity. In: Sabater S. & Barceló D. (eds.). Water Scarcity in the Mediterranean: Perspectives Under Global Change. Springer Verlag. Hdb. Env. Chem. 8: 41-53.

Guasch H., Güluzar A., Bonet B., Corcoll N., Leira M. & Serra A. 2010. Discharge and the response of biofilms to metal exposure in Maditerranean rivers. Hydrobiologia 657: 143-157.

Hein M., de Deckere E., de Zwart D., Foekema E.M., Marcomini A., Muñoz I., Posthuma L., Rotter S., Sabater S., Schmitt C., Schmitt-Jansen M., Segner H., Semenzin E., van Gils J., van Hattum B., van Vliet L.A., von der Ohe P.C. & Brack W. 2010 MODELKEY. Key findings and recommendations for reaching the EU Water Framework Directive ’s quality objectives Umweltwis Schadst Forsch 2: 217-228

López-Doval J.C., Ricart M., Guasch H., Romaní A.M., Sabater S. & Muñoz, I. 2010. Does grazing pressure change modify diuron toxicity in a biofilm community? Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 58: 955-962

López-Flores R., Boix D., Badosa A., Brucet S. & Quintana X.D. 2010. Is microtox® toxicity related with potential harmful algae proliferation in mediterranean salt marshes? Limnetica 29: 257-268.

Maceda-Veiga A., de Sostoa A., Solorio-Ornelas E., Monroy M., Vinyoles D., Caiola N., Casals F., García-Berthou E. & Munné A. 2010. Distribution of alien bleak Alburnus alburnus (Linnaeus, 1758) in the northeastern Iberian Mediterranean watersheds: past and present. p. 140-141 in Settele J., Penev L., Georgiev T., Grabaum R., Grobelnik V., Hammen V., Klotz S., Kotarac M. & Kühn I. (eds.) Atlas of Biodiversity Risk. Pensoft, Sofia and Moscow. 300 p.

Marr S.M., Marchetti M.P., Olden J.D., García-Berthou E., Morgan D.L., Arismendi I., Day J.A., Griffiths C.L. & Skelton P.H. 2010. Freshwater fish introductions in Mediterranean-climate regions: are there commonalities in the conservation problem? Diversity and Distributions 16: 606-619

Mas-Martí E., García-Berthou E., Sabater S., Tomanova, S., & Muñoz I. 2010. Comparing fish assemblages and trophic ecology of permanent and intermittent reaches in a Mediterranean stream. Hydrobiologia 657: 167-180.

Mor J.R., Sabater, L. C., Masferrer, J., Sala, J., Font, J. & Boix, D. 2010. Presence of the exotic weevil Stenopelmus rufinasus Gyllenhal, 1836 (Coleoptera: Erirhinidae) in Ter River (NE Iberian Peninsula). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 46: 367-372

Morin S., Proia L., Ricart M., Bonnineau C., Geiszinger A., Ricciardi F., Guasch H., Romaní A.M. & Sabater S. 2010. Effects of a bactericide on the structure and survival of benthic diatom communities. Vieu et Milieu. Life & Environment 60: 109-116.

Navarro E., García-Berthou E. & Armengol J. 2010. La calidad ecológica de los embalses. Investigación y Ciencia 401: 80-87.

Olden J.D., Kennard M.J., Leprieur F., Tedesco P.A., Winemiller K.O. & García-Berthou E. 2010. Conservation biogeography of freshwater fishes: recent progress and future challenges. Diversity and Distributions 16: 496–513.

Olivares A., Quirós L., Pelayo S., Navarro A., Bosch C., Grimalt J.O., Fabregat M.d.C., Faria M., Benejam L., Benito J., Solé M., Barata C. & Piña B. 2010. Integrated biological and chemical analysis of organochlorine compound pollution and of its biological effects in a riverine system downstream the discharge point. Science of The Total Environment 408: 5592-5599.

Ricart M., Guasch H., Alberch M., Barceló D., Bonnineau C., Geiszinger A., Farré M., Ferrer J., Ricciardi F., Romaní A.M., Morin S., Proia L., Sala L., Sureda D. & Sabater S. 2010. Triclosan persistence through wastewater treatment plants and its potential toxic effects on river biofilms. Aquatic Toxicology 100: 346-353.

Ricart M., Guasch H., Barceló D., Rikke B., Conceição M.H., Geiszinger A., de Alda MJ.L., López-Doval J.C., Muñoz I., Romaní A.M., Villagrasa M. & Sabater S. 2010. Primary and complex stressors in polluted Mediterranean rivers: pesticide effects on biological communities. Journal of Hydrology 383: 52-61.

Romaní A.M. 2010. Freshwater Biofilms. In: Biofouling, Dürr, S. & Thomason, JC (eds.), Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-4051-6926-4, pp. 137-153.

Romaní A.M., Sabater S. & Muñoz I. 2010. The physical framework and historic human influences in the Ebro River In: Petrovic, M. & Barceló D. (eds.) The Ebro watershed: prospects and threats. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: 1-18. DOI:10.1007/698_2010_69. Springer Verlag.

Ruhí, A., Boix, D., Sala, J., Gascón, S. & X.D. Quintana. 2010. Llacunes de nova creació: Oasis d’optimisme enmig de la degradació. Mètode 66: 25-29

Sabater S. & Barceló D. 2010 (eds.) Water Scarcity in the Mediterranean: Perspectives Under Global Change, Hdb Env Chem, Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Sabater S., Muñoz I., Artigas J., Romaní A.M., Pérez M.C. & Duran C. 2010. Aquatic and riparian biodiversity. In: Petrovic, M. & Barceló D. (eds.) The Ebro watershed: prospects and threats. The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: 1-18. DOI:10.1007/698_2010_69. Springer Verlag.

Sabater S. & Stevenson, R.J. 2010. Foreword: Global change and River Ecosystems- implications for structure, function and ecosystem services. Hydrobiologia 657: 1-2.

Sabater S. & Tockner K. 2010. Effects of hydrologic alterations on the ecological quality of river ecosystems. In: Sabater S. & Barceló D. Water scarcity in the Mediterranean: Perspectives Under Global Change. Springer Verlag. Hdb. Env. Chem.

Santos L.N., Agostinho A.A., Alcaraz C., Carol J., Santos A.F.G.N., Tedesco P., García-Berthou E. 2010. Artificial macrophytes as fish habitat in a Mediterranean reservoir subjected to seasonal water level disturbances. Aquatic Sciences 73: 43-52.

Serra A., Guasch H., Admiraal W., Van der Geest H.G. & Van Beusekom Sam. 2010. Influence of phosphorus on copper sensitivity of fluvial periphyton: the role of chemical, physiological and community-related factors. Ecotoxicology 19: 770-780.

Stevenson R.J. & Sabater, S. 2010. Understanding global change in River Ecosystems: Science to support Policy in a Changing World. Hydrobiologia 657:3-18.

Stevenson R.J. & Sabater, S. (eds.) 2010. Global Change and River Ecosystems- Implications for structure, function and ecosystem services. Hydrobiologia 657.

Tornés E. and Sabater S. 2010. Variable discharge alters habitat suitability for benthic algae and cyanobacteria in a forested Mediterranean stream. Marine and Freshwater Research 61: 441–450.

Vidal O., García-Berthou E., Tedesco P.A., García-Marín J.L. 2010. Origin and genetic diversity of mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) introduced to Europe. Biological Invasions 12: 841–851.

Vilà M. & García-Berthou E. 2010. Monitoring biological invasions in freshwater habitats. p. 91-100 in Hurford C., Schneider M., & Cowx I.G. (eds.) Conservation monitoring in freshwater habitats: a practical guide and case studies. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. 410 p.

Ylla I., Sanpera I., Vázquez E., Romaní A.M., Muñoz I., Butturini A., Sabater S. 2010. Organic matter availability during pre and post-drought periods in a Mediterranean stream. Hydrobiologia 657: 217-232.



Acuña V., Guasch H., Giorgi A. & Izaguirre O. 2009. Flujo de energía en el ecosistema fluvial. Anàlisis del metabolismo. In: Elosegui, A. & Sabater, S. (eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Artigas J., Romaní A.M., Gaudes A., Muñoz I. & Sabater S. 2009. Benthic structure and metabolism in a Mediterranean stream: from biological communities to the whole stream ecosystem function. Freshwater Biology 54: 2025-2036.

Benejam L., Alcaraz C., Sasal P., Simon-Levert G. & García-Berthou E. 2009. Life history and parasites of an invasive fish (Gambusia holbrooki) along a latitudinal gradient. Biological Invasions 11: 2265–2277.

Boix D., Gascón S. & Sala J. 2007-2009. Presència d’Ephoron virgo (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae) al tram baix del Ter. Scientia gerundensis 28: 5-8.

Boix, D. 2009. Fauna aquàtica no desitjada: espècies invasores. 68 pp. A: Can Quintana, centre cultural de la mediterrània i Ajuntament de Torroella de Montgrí (eds) Actuacions i reptes en la conservació dels aiguamolls del Baix Ter / [Càtedra d'Ecosistemes Litorals Mediterranis]. A Papers del Montgrí, 30: 68

Boix D., Sala J., Gascón S., Ruhí A. & Quintana X.D. 2009. Structure of invertebrate assemblages: contribution to the ecological functioning of the Mediterranean temporary ponds. 151-187 ps. A: Fraga, P. (ed.). Internationa Conference on Temporary Ponds. Proceedings & Abstracts. Consell Insular de Menorca. Recerca, 14. Maó.

Bonnineau, C., Guasch, H., Proia, L., Ricart, M., Geiszinger, A., Romaní, A. M., Sabater, S. 2009. Fluvial biofilms: a pertinent tool to assess beta-blockers toxicity. Aquatic Toxicology 96: 225-233.

Brucet S., Boix D., Gascón S., Sala J., Quintana X.D., Badosa A., Søndergaard M., Lauridsen T.L. & Jeppesen E. 2009. Species richness of crustacean zooplankton and trophic structure of brackish lagoons in contrasting climate zones: north temperate Denmark and Mediterranean Catalonia (Spain). Ecography 32: 692-702.

Butturini A., Sabater S. & Romaní A.M. 2009. La química de las aguas: los nutrientes. In: Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (Eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Carol J., Benejam L., Benito J. & García-Berthou E. 2009. Growth and diet of European catfish (Silurus glanis) in early and late invasion stages. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 174: 317–328.

Clavero, M., Pou-Rovira, Q. & Zamora, L. 2010 Biology and habitat use of three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) in intermittent Mediterranean streams. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18: 550-559.

Compte J., Brucet S., Gascón S., Boix D., Sala J., López-Flores R. & Quintana X.D. 2009. Impact of different developmental stages of Daphnia magna (Straus) on the plankton community under different trophic conditions. Hydrobiologia 635: 137-151.

Copp G.H., Britton R., Cucherousset J., García-Berthou E., Kirk R., Peeler E. & Stakėnas S. 2009. Voracious invader or benign feline? A review of the environmental biology of European catfish Silurus glanis in its native and introduced range. Fish and Fisheries 10: 252-282.

Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (eds.) 2009. Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. 444 páginas. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Fernández I., Molist T., Naspleda J., Rost J., Ruhí A., Pou-rovira Q. & Clavero M. 2007-2009. El fartet (Aphanius iberus) al Baix Ter (NE de Catalunya): Mètodes de monitoratge, ús de l’hàbitat i impacte de la gambúsia. Scientia gerundensis 28: 25-36.

Gallardo B., Gascón S., Cabezas A., González M., García M. & Comín F.A. 2009. Relationship between invertebrate traits and lateral environmental gradients in a Mediterranean river-floodplain. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 173: 281-292.

Gallardo B., Gascón S., García M. & Comín F.A. 2009. Testing the response of macroinvertebrate functional structure and biodiversity to flooding and confinement. Journal of Limnology 68: 315-326.

Gallardo B., Gascón S., González-Sanchís M., Cabezas A. & Comín F.A. 2009. Modelling the response of floodplain aquatic communities across the lateral hydrological connectivity gradient. Marine and Freshwater Research, 60: 924-935.

García-Berthou E. 2009. Impacte sobre els peixos continentals. p. 229-236 in Agència Catalana de l'Aigua (ed.). Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona.

García-Berthou E., Alcaraz C., Benejam L. & Benito J. 2009. Diseño experimental y análisis de datos. p. 397-412 in Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (eds.) Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Fundación BBVA, Bilbao.

García-Berthou E., Alcaraz C., Benejam L., Benito J., Carol J., Faggiano L., Santos A.F.G.N. & Santos L.N. 2009. L’impacte ecològic dels peixos introduïts a Catalunya. L’Atzavara 18: 25-29.

Gascón S., Boix D. & Sala J. 2009. Are different biodiversity metrics related to the same factors? A case study from Mediterranean wetlands. Biological Conservation, 142: 2602–2612.

Gascón S., Boix D. & Sala J. 2009. Patterns in size and species diversity of benthic macroinvertebrates in Mediterrannean salt marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 391: 21-32.

Gaudes A., Artigas J., Romaní A.M., Sabater S. & Muñoz I. 2009. Contribution of microbial and invertebrate communities to leaf litter colonization in a Mediterranean stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 28:34–43.

Geiszinger A., Bonnineau C., Faggiano L., Guasch H., López-Doval J.C., Proia L., Ricart M., Ricciardi F., Romaní A., Rotter S., Muñoz I., Schmitt-Jansen M. & Sabater S. 2009. The relevance of the community approach linking chemical and biological analyses in pollution assessment. Trends in Analytical Chemistry 28: 619-626.

Gómez N., Donato J., Giorgi A., Guasch H., Mateo P., & Sabater S. 2009. La biota de los ríos: los microorganismos autotróficos. In: Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (Eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Guasch H., Geiszinger A., Leira M., Roulier J.L., Montuelle B., Tornés E. & Serra A. 2009. Use of multivariate analyses to investigate the contribution of metal pollution to diatom species composition: search for the most appropiate cases and explanatory variables. Hidrobiologia 627: 143-158.

Guasch H. & Serra A. 2009. Uso de ríos artificiales en ecología fluvial. In: Elosegui, A. y Sabater, S. (eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Izaguirre O., Serra A., Guasch H. & Elosegui A. 2009. Effects of sediment deposition on periphytic biomass, photosynthetic activity and algal community structure. Science of the Total Environment 407: 5694-5700.

Leprieur F., Brosse S., García-Berthou E., Oberdorff T., Olden J.D. & Townsend C.R. 2009. Scientific uncertainty and the assessment of risks posed by non-native freshwater fishes. Fish and Fisheries 10: 88–97.

López-Flores R., Boix D., Badosa A., Brucet S. & Quintana X.D. 2009. Environmental factors affecting bacterioplankton and phytoplankton dynamics in confined Mediterranean salt marshes (NE Spain). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 369: 118-126.

Moss B., Hering D., Green A.J., Aidoud A., Becares E., Beklioglu M., Bennion H., Boix D., Brucet S., Carvalho L., Clement B., Davidson T., Declerck S., Dobson M., van Donk E., Dudley B., Feuchtmayr H., Friberg N., Grenouillet G., Hillebrand H., Hobaek A., Irvine K., Jeppesen E., Johnson R., Jones I., Kernan M., Lauridsen T. L., Manca M., Meerhoff M., Olafsson J., Ormerod S., Papastergiadou E., Penning W. E., Ptacnik R., Quintana X.D., Sandin L., Seferlis M., Simpson G., Trigal C., Verdonschot P., Verschoor A.M. & Weyhenmeyer G.A. 2009. Climate change and the future of freshwater biodiversity in Europe: a primer for policy-makers. Freshwater Reviews 2: 103-130.

Muñoz I., Rodrígues-Capítulo A., Camacho A., González JM, Romaní AM. & Sabater S. 2009. Flujo de energía en el ecosistema fluvial: producción primaria y producción secundaria. In: Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (Eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Muñoz I., López-Doval J., Ricart M., Villagrassa M., Brix R., Geiszinger A., Ginebreda A., Guasch H., López de Alda M.J., Romaní A.M., Sabater S. & Barceló D. 2009. Bridging levels of pharmaceuticals with biological community structure in the Llobregat river basin (NE Spain). Environmental Toxicology and chemistry 28, 12: 2706-14.

Muñoz I., Romaní A., Rodrígues-Capítulo A., González Esteban J. & García-Berthou E. 2009. Relaciones tróficas en el ecosistema fluvial. p. 347-366 in Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (eds.) Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Fundación BBVA, Bilbao.

Navarro A., Quirós L., Casado M., Faria M., Carrasco L., Benejam L., Benito J., Díez S., Raldúa D., Barata C., Bayona J.M. & Piña B. 2009. Physiological responses to mercury in feral carp populations inhabiting the low Ebro River (NE Spain), a historically contaminated site. Aquatic Toxicology 93: 150-157.

Navarro E., Caputo L., Marcé R., Carol J., Benejam L., Armengol J. & García-Berthou E. 2009. Ecological classification of a set of Mediterranean reservoirs applying the EU Water Framework Directive: a reasonable compromise between science and management. Lake and Reservoir Management 25: 364–376.

Pou-Rovira Q., Araujo R., Boix D., Clavero M., Feo C., Ordeix M. & Zamora L,. 2009. Presence of the alien chinese pond mussel Anodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia, Unionidae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Graellsia 65: 67-70.

Quintana X.D., Feo C., Crous A., Alemany F. & Torrallas J. (eds.). 2009. Actuacions i reptes en la conservació dels aiguamolls del Baix Ter. A: Papers del Montgrí, 30. Can Quintana Museu de la Mediterrània, Girona. 94 p.

Ricart M., Barceló D., Geiszinger A., Guasch H., de Alda M.L., Romaní A.M., Vidal G., Villagrasa V. & Sabater S. 2009. Effects of low concentrations of the phenylurea herbicide diuron on biofilm algae and bacteria. Chemosphere 76, 10: 1392-1401.

Ricciardi F., Bonnineau C., Faggiano L., Geiszinger A., Guasch H., Lopez J., Muñoz I., Proia L., Ricart M., Romaní A. & Sabater S. 2009. Is the chemical contamination linked to diversity of biological communities in rivers? Trends in Analytical Chemistry 28: 592-602.

Romaní, A.M., Artigas, J., Camacho, A., Graça, M.A.S., Pascoal, C. 2009. La biota de los ríos: los microorganismos heterotróficos. p. 169-218 In: Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (Eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Fundación BBVA, Bilbao.

Rost J. & Ruhí A. 2007-2009. La influència del bosc de ribera en la comunitat d’ocells del congost del riu Ter (Gironès): aspectes de riquesa i estacionalitat. Scientia gerundensis 28: 37-42.

Ruhí A., Boix D., Sala J., Gascón S. & Quintana, X.D. 2009. Spatial and temporal patterns of pioner macrofauna in recently created ponds: taxonomic and functional approaches. Hydrobiologia 634: 137-151.

Sabater S. 2009. Diatoms. In: Gene E. Likens (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. Volume 1, pp. 149-156 Oxford: Elsevier.

Sabater S. & Elosegi A. 2009. Otros factores físicos de importancia para los seres vivos: luz, temperatura, corriente. In: Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (Eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Sabater S. & Elosegi A. 2009. Presentación: importancia de los ríos. In: Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (Eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Sabater S. Qualitat i quantitat de l’aigua en la definició de l’estat ecològic dels sistemes fluvials. 2009. Institut d’Estudis Catalans. L’aigua a Catalunya.

Sabater S., J. Donato, A. Giorgi, Elosegi A. 2009. El río como ecosistema. In: Elosegi A. & Sabater S. (Eds). Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Publicaciones de la Fundación BBVA. ISBN: 978-84-96515-87-1.

Sabater, S., Feio, M.J., Graça, M.A.S., Muñoz, I. & Romaní, A.M. 2009. The Iberian Rivers. In: Rivers of Europe, Tockner, K., Robinson, C., Uehlinger, U., (eds.). Academic Press. ISBN: 978-0-12-369449-2, p. 113-149

Sala J., Gascón S. & Boix D. 2007-2009. Presència de la larva de Calamoceras marsupus (Trichoptera: Calamoceratidae) a les comarques gironines. Scientia gerundensis 28: 9‑12.

Sala L., Sala J., Ordeix M., Boix D., Couso J. & Serra M. 2007-2009. Les rieres de la Costa Brava: evolució històrica recent, estat actual i perspectives de futur. Scientia gerundensis, 28: 47-61.

Santos A.F.G.N., Santos L.N., García-Berthou E. & Hayashi C. 2009. Could native predators help to control invasive fishes? Microcosm experiments with the Neotropical characid, Brycon orbignyanus. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18: 491–499.

Serra T., Borrego C., Quintana X.D., Calderer L., López-Flores R. & Colomer J. 2009. Quantification of the Effect of Nonphotochemical Quenching on the Determination of In Vivo Chl a from Phytoplankton Along the Water Column of a Freshwater Reservoir. Photochemistry and photobiology, 85:321-331.

Serra A., Guasch H. & Corcoll N. 2009. Copper accumulation and toxicity in fluvial periphyton. Chemosphere 74: 633-641.

Serra A., Guasch H., Martí E & Geiszinger A. 2009. Application of the nutrient spiraling concept to estimate in-stream copper retention –an experimental approach. Science of the Total Environment 407: 3847-3854.

Serra A. & Guasch H. 2009. Effects of chronic copper exposure on fluvial systems: Linking structural and physiological changes of fluvial biofilms with the in-stream copper retention. Science of the Total Environment 407: 5274-5282.

Urrea G. & Sabater S. 2009. Epilithic diatom assemblages and their relationship to environmental characteristics in an agricultural watershed (Guadiana River, SW Spain). Ecological Indicators 9: 693-703.

Urrea–Clos G. and Sabater S. 2009. Algal communities from the Rivers Tinto, Odiel and Piedras (SW Spain). Limnetica 28: 261-272.

Ylla I., Romaní A.M., Borrego C. & Sabater S. 2009. Availability of glucose and light modulate the structure and function of a microbial biofilm. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 69: 27-42.

Zamora L., Vila-Gispert A. & Naspleda J. 2009. La biota de los ríos: los peces. En: Conceptos y técnicas en ecología fluvial. Elosegui, A. y Sabater, S. eds. Rubes editorial (Barcelona).



ALCARAZ C., BISAZZA A., GARCÍA-BERTHOU E. 2008. Salinity mediates the competitive interactions between invasive mosquitofish and an endangered fish. Oecologia 155: 205–213.

Alcaraz C., Pou-Rovira Q. & García-Berthou E. 2008. Use of a flooded salt marsh habitat by an endangered cyprinodontid fish (Aphanius iberus). Hydrobiologia 600: 177-185.

Artigas J., Romaní A.M., Sabater S. 2008. Effect of nutrients on the sporulation and diversity of aquatic hyphomycetes on submerged substrata in a Mediterranean stream. Aquatic Botany 88: 32-38

BADOSA A, BOIX D, BRUCET S, LÓPEZ-FLORES R. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2008. Short-term variation in the ecological status of a Mediterranean coastal lagoon (NE Iberian Peninsula) after a man-made change of hydrological regime. Aquatic conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, in press.

Benejam L., Aparicio E., Vargas M.J., Vila-Gispert A. & García-Berthou E. 2008. Assessing fish metrics and biotic indices in a Mediterranean stream: effects of uncertain native status of fish. Hydrobiologia 603: 197-210.

Benejam L., Benito J., Ordóñez J., Armengol J. & García-Berthou E. 2008. Short-term effects of a partial drawdown on fish condition in a eutrophic reservoir. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: in press.

BOIX, D., GASCÓN, S., SALA, J., BADOSA, A., BRUCET, S., LÓPEZ-FLORES, R.,, MARTINOY, M., GIFRE, J. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2008. Patterns of composition and species richness of crustaceans and aquatic insects along environmental gradients in mediterraean water bodies. Hydrobiologia, 597: 53-69.

BRUCET, S., COMPTE, J., BOIX, D., LÓPEZ-FLORES, R., QUINTANA, X.D. 2008. Feeding of nauplii, copepodites and adults of Calanipeda aquaedulcis (Calanoida) in Mediterranean salt marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 335: 183-191.

García-Berthou E., Ballesteros E. & Sanz-Elorza M. Múltiples orígenes y vías de entrada de las especies invasoras. in Vilà M., Valladares F., Traveset A., Santamaría L. & Castro P. (eds.) Invasiones biológicas. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid. In press.

GASCON, S., BOIX, D., SALA, J. & Quintana X.D. 2008. Relation between macroinvertebrate life strategies and habitat traits in Mediterranean salt marsh ponds (Empordà wetlands, NE Iberian Peninsula). Hydrobiologia, 597: 71-83.

JAGER Y., ROSE K.A. & VILA-GISPERT A. 2008. Life history correlates and extinction risk of capital-breeding fishes. Hydrobiologia 602: 15–25.

LASNE E., ACOU A., VILA-GISPERT A. & LAFFAILLE P. European eel distribution and body condition in a river floodplain: longitudinal and lateral effects. Ecology of Frehwater Fish 17: 567-576.

QUINTANA, X.D., BRUCET, S., BOIX, D., LÓPEZ-FLORES, R., GASCÓN, S., BADOSA, A., SALA, J., MORENO-AMICH, R. & EGOZCUE, J.J. 2008. A non-parametric method for the measurement of size diversity, with emphasis on data standardisation. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 6: 75-86.

Reyjol Y., Tedesco P.A. & Lim P. Stage-dependent spatial synchrony revealed for fish populations in the Garonne River (SW France). Aquatic Sciences, in press.

Sabater S. 2008. “Climate and disturbances affecting rivers: from microbes to ecosystems”. In: Unity In Diversity. Reflections on Ecology after the legacy of Ramon Margalef . Pp: 55-81. Valladares, F., Camacho, A., Elosegi, A., Gracia, C., Estrada, M., Senar, J.C., Gili, J.M. (eds.). Fundación BBVA, 504 pp.

Sabater S., Arturo Elosegi, Vicenç Acuña, Ana Basaguren, Isabel Muñoz and Jesús Pozo. 2008. Effect of climate on the trophic structure of temperate forested streams. A comparison of Mediterranean and Atlantic streams. The Science of the Total Environment 390: 475-484

Tedesco P., Hugueny B., Oberdorff T., Dürr H., Mérigoux S. & de Mérona B. 2008. River hydrological seasonality influences life history strategies of tropical riverine fishes. Oecologia: in press.

Tedesco P., Benito J. & García-Berthou E. 2008. Size-independent age effects on reproductive effort in a small, short-lived fish. Freshwat. Biol. 53: 865-871.

Vilà M., Castro Díez M.P. & García-Berthou E. ¿Qué son las invasiones biológicas? in Vilà M., Valladares F., Traveset A., Santamaría L. & Castro P. (eds.) Invasiones biológicas. Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid. In press.

Ylla I., Romaní A.M., Sabater S. 2007. Differential Effects of Nutrients and Light on the Primary Production of Stream Algae and Mosses. Fundamental and Applied Limnology/ Archiv für Hydrobiologie 170, 1: 1-10.

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Acuña, V., Giorgi, A., Muñoz, I., Sabater, F., & Sabater, S. 2007. Meteorological and riparian influences on organic matter dynamics in a forested Mediterranean stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 48, 7: 1161-1172.

Alcaraz C. & García-Berthou E. 2007. Food of an endangered cyprinodont (Aphanius iberus): ontogenetic diet shift and prey electivity. Environmental Biology of Fishes 78: 193-207.

Alcaraz C. & García-Berthou E. 2007. Life history variation of an invasive fish (Gambusia holbrooki) along a salinity gradient. Biological Conservation 139: 83–92.

BADOSA A, BOIX D, BRUCET S, LÓPEZ-FLORES R, GASCÓN S & QUINTANA, X.D. 2007. Zooplankton taxonomic and size diversity in Mediterranean coastal lagoons (NE Iberian Peninsula): Influence of hydrology, nutrient composition, food resource availability and predation. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 71: 335-346.

BADOSA, A., BOIX, D., BRUCET, S., LÓPEZ-FLORES, R. & QUINTANA X.D. 2007. Short-term effects of changes in water management on the limnological characteristics of a eutrophic Mediterranean coastal lagoon (NE Iberian Peninsula). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 54:1273-1284.

BEKLIOGLU, M., ROMO, S., KAGALOU, I., QUINTANA, X.D. & BÉCARES, E. 2007. State of the Art in the Functioning of Shallow Mediterranean Lakes: Workshop Conclusions. Hydrobiologia, 584:317-326.

BENEJAM L., Benito J., Carol J. & García-Berthou E. 2007. On the spread of the European catfish (Silurus glanis) in the Iberian Peninsula: first record in the Llobregat river basin. Limnetica 26: 169-171.

Blanck A., Tedesco PA. & Lamouroux N. 2007. Relationships between life-history strategies of freshwater fish species and their habitat preferences. Freshwater Biology 52: 843-859.

BOIX, D., SALA, J., GASCÓN, S., MARTINOY, M., GIFRE, J., BRUCET, S., BADOSA, A., LÓPEZ-FLORES, R. & QUINTANA, X. D. 2007. Comparative biodiversity of crustaceans and aquatic insects in different waterbody types in coastal Mediterranean wetlands. Hydrobiologia, 584:347-359.

Burt, T.P, Hefting, M.M., Pinay, G. and Sabater, S. (2007) “The role of floodplains in mitigating diffuse nitrate pollution”. In: ‘Hydroecology and Ecohidrology: Past, present and future. Pp. 253-268. Edited by P Wood, D. Hannah & J. Sadler. John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 978-0-470-01017-4. 464 pages.

Bernal, S., Butturini, A., Sabater, F. & Sabater, S. 2007. Factors limiting denitrification in a Mediterranean riparian forest. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 39: 2685–2688

Carol J. & García-Berthou E. 2007. Gillnet selectivity and its relationship with body shape for eight freshwater fish species. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 23: 654-660.

Carol J., Zamora L. & García-Berthou E. 2007. Preliminary telemetry data on the movement patterns and habitat use of European catfish (Silurus glanis) in a reservoir of the River Ebro, Spain. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 16: 450-456.

Damasio J.B., C. Barata, A. Munné, A. Ginebreda, H. Guasch, S. Sabater, J. Caixach, C. Porte. 2007. Comparing the response of chemical, biochemical (biomarkers) and biological indices to diagnose the ecological impact of an oil spillage in a Mediterranean river (NE Catalunya, Spain). Chemosphere 66, 7: 1206-1216.

Fox M.G., A. Vila-Gispert, & G.H. Copp. 2007. Life history traits of introduced Iberian pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus) relative to native populations: can differences explain colonization success? Journal of Fish Biology 71 (Supplement D): 56–69.

García-Berthou E. 2007. The characteristics of invasive fishes: what has been learned so far? Journal of Fish Biology 71 (Supplement D): 33-55.

García-Berthou E., BOIX D. & Clavero M. 2007. Non-indigenous animal species naturalized in Iberian inland waters. p. 123-140 In Gherardi F. (ed.) Biological invaders in inland waters: profiles, distribution, and threats. Invading Nature: Springer Series in Invasion Ecology. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. 733 p.

GASCÓN, S., BOIX, D., SALA, J. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2007. Changes on macrobenthic fauna of a Mediterranean salt marsh (Empordà Wetlands, NE Iberian Peninsula) after a severe drought, with special emphasis on the Corophium orientale population. Vie et Milieu, 57(1/2):3-12.

GASCÓN, S., BRUCET, S., SALA, J., BOIX, D. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2007. Comparison of the effects of hydrological disturbance events on benthos and plankton salt marsh communities. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 74: 419-428.

Guasch Helena, Lehmann, V., van Beusekom, Sergi Sabater & Wim Admiraal. 2007. Influence of phosphate on the response of periphyton to atrazine exposure. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 52: 32–37.

Ibañez C., Tedesco PA., Bigorne R., Hugueny B., Pouilly M., Zepita C., Zubieta J & Oberdorff T. 2007. Dietary-morphological relationships in fish assemblages of small forested streams in the Bolivian Amazon. Aquatic Living Resources, 20:131-142.

Sabater, Sergi. Comunitats d’algues com a indicadors de la qualitat ecològica dels sistemes fluvials. 2007. In Balaguer, M.D. et al.: Gestió i tractament d’aigües residuals. Capitulo 5: 26-32. Universitat de Girona (ISBN: 978-84-8458-260-1).

Sabater, S. Helena Guasch, Marta Ricart, Anna Romaní, Gemma Vidal, Christina Klünder, Mechthild Schmitt-Jansen. 2007. Monitoring the effect of chemicals on biological communities. The biofilm as an interface. Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 387, 4: 1425-1434.

Tedesco PA., Ibáñez C., Moya N., Bigorne R., Camacho J., Goitia E., Hugueny B., Maldonado M., Rivero M., Tomanova S. & Zubieta JP, Oberdorff T. 2007. Local-scale species-energy relationships in fish assemblages of some forested streams of tropical of the Bolivian Amazon. Comptes Rendus de l’Academie des Sciences - Biologies, 330:255-264.

Tomanová S., Tedesco PA., Campero M., Van Damme PA., Moya N. & Oberdorff T. 2007. Longitudinal and altitudinal changes of macroinvertebrate functional feeding groups in neotropical streams: a test of the River Continuum Concept. Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 170:233-241.

Tornés Elisabet, Jaume Cambra, Joan Gomà, Manel Leira, Roser Ortiz & Sergi Sabater. 2007. Distribution and indicator taxa of diatom communities in rivers of NE Spain. Annls Limnol. 43, 1: 1-11.

VÁZQUEZ,E., ROMANÍ,A.M., SABATER,F., BUTTURINI, A. 2007. Effects of the dry-wet hydrological shift on dissolved organic carbon dynamics and fate across stream-riparian interface in a Mediterranean catchment. Ecosystems 10: 239-251.

VILA-GISPERT, A., FOX, M.G., ZAMORA, L. & MORENO-AMICH, R. 2007. Morphological variation in non-native pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus) introduced into Iberian lakes and reservoirs; adaptations to habitat type and diet? Journal of Fish Biology 71: 163-181.

Watt S.C.L., García-Berthou E. & Vilar L. 2007. The influence of water level and salinity on plant assemblages of a seasonally flooded Mediterranean wetland. Plant Ecology 189: 71-85.

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Badosa, A., Boix. D, Brucet, S.,López-Flores, R. & Quintana, X.D. 2006. Nutrients and zooplankton composition and dynamics in relation to the hydrological pattern in a confined Mediterranean salt marsh (NE Iberian Peninsula). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 66: 513-522.

BOIX D, SALA J, GASCÓN S & BRUCET, S. 2006. Predation in a temporary pond with special attention to the trophic role of Triops cancriformis (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Notostraca). Hydrobiologia 571: 341-353.

Bond, N.R., Sabater, S., Glaister, A., Roberts, S., Vanderkruk, K. 2006. Colonisation of introduced timber by algae and invertebrates, and its potential role in aquatic ecosystem restoration. Hydrobiologia 556:303-316.

Brucet, S.,Boix. D., López-Flores, R.,Badosa, A.& Quintana, X.D. 2006.Size and species diversity of zooplankton communities in fluctuating Mediterranean salt marshes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 67(3):424-432.

Caritat A., García-Berthou E., Lapeña R. & Vilar L. 2006. Litter production in a Quercus suber forest of Montseny (NE Spain) and its relationship to meteorological conditions. Annals of Forest Science 63: 791-800.

Carol J., Benejam L., Alcaraz C., Vila-Gispert A., Zamora L., Navarro E., Armengol J. & García-Berthou E. 2006. The effects of limnological features on fish assemblages in fourteen Spanish reservoirs. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15: 66-77.

Clavero M. & García-Berthou E. 2006. Homogenization dynamics and introduction routes of invasive freshwater fish in the Iberian Peninsula. Ecological Applications 16: 2313-2324.

GASCÓN S, BOIX D, SALA J & QUINTANA X.D. 2006. Nematode assemblages and their responses to disturbances: a case study from the Empordà wetlands (NE Iberian Peninsula). Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25: 643-655.

GASCÓN S, BOIX D, SALA J & QUINTANA X.D. 2006. Organic carbon and nutrient (P, N) concentrations of water and sediment in several aquatic environment types of a Mediterranean coastal wetland (Empordà Wetlands, NE Iberian Peninsula). Annales de Limnologie - International Journal of Limnology 42: 221-231.

Gaudes, A., Sergi Sabater, Elisabet Vilalta & Isabel Muñoz. 2006. The nematode community in cyanobacterial biofilms of the Llobregat River, Spain. Nematology 8,6: 909-919.

LÓPEZ-FLORES, R., BOIX, D., BADOSA, A., BRUCET, S. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2006. Pigment composition and size distribution of phytoplankton in a confined Mediterranean salt marsh ecosystem. Marine Biology, 149: 1313-1324.

López-Flores, R., Garcés, E., Boix, D., Badosa, A., Brucet, S., Masó, M. y Quintana, X. D. 2006. Comparative composition and dynamics of harmful dinoflagellates in Mediterranean salt marshes and nearby external marine waters. Harmful Algae. 5:637-648.

MARTINOY M, BOIX D, SALA J, GASCON S, GIFRE J, ARGERICH A, DE LA BARRERA R, BRUCET S, BADOSA A, LÓPEZ-FLORES R, MÉNDEZ M, UTGÉ JM & QUINTANA, X.D. 2006. Crustacean and aquatic insect assemblages in the mediterranean coastal ecosystems of Empordà wetlands (NE Iberian peninsula). Limnetica 25: 53-70.

Moreno-Amich R., Pou-Rovira Q., Vila-Gispert A., Zamora L. & García-Berthou E. 2006. Fish ecology in Lake Banyoles (NE Spain): a tribute to Ramon Margalef. Limnetica 25: 321-334.

QUINTANA, X. D., BOIX, D., BADOSA, A., BRUCET, S., GASCÓN, S., LÓPEZ-FLORES, R., SALA, J. y MORENO-AMICH, R. 2006. Community structure in mediterranean shallow lentic ecosystems: size-based vs. taxon-based approaches. Limnetica 25:303-320.

Romaní, A.M., Vázquez, E., Butturini, A. 2006. Microbial availability and size fractionation of dissolved organic carbon after drought in an intermittent stream: biogeochemical link across the stream-riparian interface. Microbial Ecology, 52:501-512.

Romaní, A. M., Fischer, H., Mille-Lindblom, C., Tranvik, L.J. 2006. Interactions of bacteria and fungi on decomposing litter: Differential extracellular enzyme activities. Ecology, 87:2559-2569.

Sabater S., Guasch, H., Muñoz, I., Romaní, A. 2006. Hydrology, light and the use of organic and inorganic materials as structuring factors of biological communities in Mediterranean streams. The ecology of the Iberian inland waters: Homage to Ramon Margalef. Limnetica, 25(1-2): 335-348.

Sabater, S., Tornés, E., Leira, M., Trobajo, R., Cambra, J., Goma, J., Ortiz, R., Ector, L. 2006. Protocol 1: Diatomees. In: Protocol d’avaluació de la qualitat biológica dels rius. Agència catalana de l’Aigua, Barcelona.

SALVADÓ, V., QUINTANA, X.D. & HIDALGO, M. 2006. Monitoring of nutrients, pesticides and metals in waters, sediments and fish of a wetland. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 51: 377-386.

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Acuña, V., Muñoz, I., Giorgi, A., Omella, M., Sabater, F., & Sabater, S. 2005. Drought and post-drought recovery cycles in an intermittent Mediterranean stream: structural and functional aspects. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 24, 4: 919-933.

Alcaraz C., Vila-Gispert A. & García-Berthou E. 2005. Profiling invasive fish species: the importance of phylogeny and human use. Diversity and Distributions 11: 289-298.

AparicioBody pigmentation pattern to assess introgression by hatchery stocks in native brown trout (Salmo trutta) from Mediterranean streams. Journal of Fish Biology 67: 931-949. E., García-Berthou E., Araguas R.M., Martínez P. & García-Marín J.L. 2005.

BOIX, D., GASCÓN, J., MARTINOY, M., MONTSERRAT, E. & S., SALA. 2005. Fauna aquàtica de les Gavarres. A: Col·leccció Biblioteca Lluís Esteva. Consorci de les Gavarres, La Bisbal d’Empordà.

BOIX, D., GASCÓN, S., SALA, J., MARTINOY, M., GIFRE, J. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2005. A new index of water quality assessment in Mediterranean wetlands based on crustacean and insect assemblages: the case of Catalunya (NE Iberian peninsula). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 15: 635-651.

BRUCET, S., BOIX, D, LÓPEZ-FLORES, R., BADOSA, A., MORENO-AMICH R & QUINTANA, X.D. 2005. Zooplankton structure and dynamics in permanent and temporary Mediterranean salt marshes: taxon-based and size-based approaches. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 162: 535-555.

BRUCET, S., QUINTANA, X., BADOSA, A., LÓPEZ-FLORES, R. & BOIX, D. 2005. Ontogenic changes of amino acid composition in crustacean species. Marine Biology, 148: 131-139.

BRUCET, S., QUINTANA; X., MORENO-AMICH, R. & BOIX, D.2005. Changes in the shape of aquatic invertebrates’ biomass-size spectra at ecological scaling in a fluctuant ecosystem (Empordà wetlands, NE Spain). Vie et Milieu, 55: 31-40.

Clavero M. & García-Berthou E. 2005. Invasive species are a leading cause of animal extinctions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20: 110.

Clavero M., Blanco-Garrido F., Zamora L. & Prenda J. 2005. Size-related and diel variations in microhabitat use of three endangered small fishes in a Mediterranean coastal stream. J. Fish Biol. 67 (Suppl. B): 72-85.

Copp, G.H., P.G. Bianco, N.G. Bogutskaya, T. Eros, I. Falka, M.T. Ferreira, M.G. Fox, J. Freyhof, R.E. Gozlan, J. Grabowska, V. Kovac, R. Moreno-Amich, A.M. Naseka, M. Penaz, M. Povz, M. Przybylski, M. Robillard, I.C. Russell, S. Stakenas, S. Sumer, A. Vila-Gispert and C. Wiesner. 2005. To be, or not to be, a non-native freshwater fish? Journal of Applied Ichthyology 21: 242-262.

García-Berthou E., Alcaraz C., Pou-Rovira Q., Zamora L., Coenders G. & Feo C. 2005. Introduction pathways and establishment rates of invasive aquatic species in Europe. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65: 453-463.

GASCÓN, S., BOIX, D., SALA, J. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2005. Variability of benthic assemblages in relation to the hydrological pattern in Mediterranean salt marshes (Empordà wetlands, NE Iberian Peninsula). Archiv für Hydrobiologie 163: 163-181.

GESTI, J., BADOSA, A. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2005. Reproductive potential in Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande in response to water permanence. Aquatic Botany, 81: 191-198.

Catalan rivers, NE Spain, in relation to chemical and physiographical factors. Water Research 39: 73-82.

Sabater, S. & Wim Admiraal. 2005. Biofilms as biological indicators in managed aquatic ecosystems. In: Periphyton: Ecology, Exploitation and Management, M.E. Azim, M.C.J. Verdegem, A.A. Van Dam & M.C.M. Beveridge (eds.). Cabi Publishing. PP. 159-177.

SAbater, Sergi, Vicenç Acuña, Adonis Giorgi, Helena Guasch, Elena Guerra, Isabel Muñoz, and Anna M. Romaní. 2205. Assessing the ecological integrity after nutrient inputs in streams: the relevance of the observation scale. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 8, 4:397-403.

Sabater, S., Acuña, V., Giorgi, A., Guerra, E., Muñoz, I. & Romaní, A. M. 2005. Effects of simulated nutrient input in a forested oligotrophic stream. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 163,4: 479-496.

SALA, J. & BOIX, D. 2005. Presence of the nearctic water boatman Trichocorixa verticalis verticalis (Fieber, 1851) (Heteroptera, Corixidae) in the Algarve region (S Portugal). Graellsia, 61: 31-36.

SALA, J., GASCÓN, S. & BOIX, D. 2005. Nueva localidad para Branchinectella media (Crustacea: Anostraca) en Los Monegros. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa, 37: 164.

SALA, J., GASCÓN, S., BOIX, D., GESTI, J. & QUINTANA, X.D. 2005. Proposal of a rapid methodology to assess the conservation status of Mediterranean wetlands and its application in Catalunya (NE Iberian peninsula). Archives des Sciences, 57: 143-154.

Vila-Gispert A., Alcaraz C. & García-Berthou E. 2005. Life-history traits of invasive fish in small Mediterranean streams. Biological Invasions 7: 107-116.

Vilalta, ELISABET & Sergi Sabater. 2005. Structural heterogeneity in cyanobacterial mats is associated with geosmin production in rivers. Phycologia 44, 6: 678-684.

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Acuña, V., Giorgi, A., Muñoz, I., Uehlinger, U. & S.Sabater. 2004. Flow extremes and benthic organic matter shape the metabolism of a headwater Mediterranean stream. Freshwater Biology 49: 960-971.

ARTIGAS, J., ROMANÍ, A.M. AND SABATER, S. 2004. Organic matter decomposition by fungi in a Mediterranean forested stream: contribution of streambed substrata. Annales de Limnologie 40, 4:269-277.

BOIX, D., JORDI SALA, XAVIER D. QUINTANA & RAMON MORENO-AMICH.2004. Succession of the animal community in a Mediterranean temporary pond. J.N. Am. Benthol. Soc., 23(1): 29-49.

BOIX, D., SALA J., GASCÓN, S., BRUCET, S. & QUINTANA, X. 2004. La importància ecològica de les basses i llacunes temporàries.Quaderns de la Selva, 16: 19-21.

GARCIA-BERTHOU. E. & ALCARAZ C. 2004. Incongruence between test statistics and P values in medical papers. BMC Medical Research Methodology 4:13.

COPP G.H., M.G. FOX, M. PRZYBYLSKI, F.N. GODINHO & A. VILA-GISPERT.2004. Life-time growth patterns of pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus introduced to Europe, relative to North American populations. Folia Zoologica. 53 (3):237-254.

Guasch, H., Navarro, E., Serra, A. & S.Sabater. 2004. Phosphate limitation influences the sensitivity to copper in periphytic algae. Freshwater Biology 49:463-473.

LUDĚK BLÁHA, SERGI SABATER, PAVEL BABICA, ELISABET VILALTA, BLAHOSLAV MARŠÁLEK. 2004. Geosmin occurrence in riverine cyanobacterial mats: is it causing a significant health hazard? Water Science and Technology 49,9: 307-312.

NAVARRO, E & SABATER, S. 2004. Contaminación de los ríos por metales pesados. Investigación y Ciencia 336: 26-31.

POU-ROVIRA Q., ALCARAZ C., FEO C., ZAMORA L., VILA-GISPERT A., CAROL Q., GARCÍA-BERTHOU E. & MORENO-AMICH R. 2004. Els peixos. Papers del Montgrí 23: 71-85. (Quintana X. & Marí M. (eds.) Els aiguamolls del Baix Ter. Papers del Montrí 23: 1-191).

PRZYBYLSKI M. & GARCIA-BERTHOU. E. 2004. Age and growth of bitterling (Rhodeus sericeus) in the Wieprz-Krzna Canal, Poland. Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology 4: 207-213.

Quintana, X. D., Boix, D., Badosa, A., Brucet, S., Gascón, S., Gesti, J., López-Flores, R., Pou-Rovira, Q., Trobajo, R. and Moreno-Amich, R. 2004. Limnología de los humedales costeros mediterráneos. El caso de Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. Ecosistemas 2004/2 (URL:

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Roberts, Simon, Sergi Sabater, John Beardall. 2004. Benthic microalgal colonization in streams of differing riparian cover and light availability. Journal of Phycology 40: 1004-1012.

ROMANÍ, A.M., H. GUASCH, I. MUÑOZ, J.RUANA, E.VILALTA, T. SCHWARTZ, F. EMTIAZI, S.SABATER. 2004. Biofilm structure and function and possible implications for riverine DOC dynamics. Microbial Ecology, vol. 47(4), pp.316-328.

ROMANÍ, A.M., A. GIORGI, V. ACUÑA, S. SABATER. 2004. The influence of substratum type and nutrient supply on biofilm organic matter utilization in streams. Limnology and Oceanography, vol. 49(5), pp. 1713-1721.

SABATER, S., ACUÑA, V., ARTIGAS, J., GAUDES, A., GIORGI, A., GUERRA, E., MUÑOZ, I., OMELLA, M., ROMANÍ, A.M. (2004) Ecologia d’un riu forestat al Montnegre i el Corredor: la Riera de Fuirosos. IV Trobada d’Estudiosos del Montnegre i el Corredor Diputació de Barcelona, 2004 p. 53-55

Trobajo, R., X. D. Quintana & S. Sabater. 2004. Factors affecting the periphytic diatom community in Mediterranean coastal wetlands (Empordà wetlands, NE Spain) Arch. Hydrobiol. 160(3)375-399.

Trobajo, R., E. J. Cox & X. D. Quintana. 2004. The effects of some environmental variables on the morphology of Nitzschia frustulum (Bacillariophyta), in relation its use as a bioindicador. Nova Hedwigia 79(433-445).

VILALTA,E., H. GUASCH., I. MUÑOZ, A. ROMANÍ, F. VALERO, JJ RODRIGUEZ, R. ALCARAZ &S.SABATER. 2004. Nuisance odours produced by benthic cianobacteria in a Mediterranean River. Water Sciences and Technology, vol. 49(9), pp. 25-31.

Sabater, S., Acuña, V., Artigas, J., Gaudes, A., Giorgi, A., Guerra, E., Muñoz, I., Omella, M., Romaní, A. M. 2004. Ecologia d’un riu forestat al Montnegre I el Corredor: la riera de Fuirosos. IV Trobada d’Estudiosos del Montnegre i el Corredor. Diputació de Barcelona, p. 53-55.

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BLANCK, H., W. ADMIRAAL, R.F.M.J. CLEVEN, H. GUASCH, M.A.G.T. van den HOOP, N. IVORRA, B. NYSTRÖM, M.PAULSSON,R.P. PETTERSON, S. SABATER & G.M.J TUBBING. 2003.Variability in Zinc Tolerante, measured as incorporation of radio-labeled carbon dioxide and thymidine, in periphyton communities sampled from 15 european river stretches. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 44:17-29.

BUTTURINI, A., BERNAL, S., HELLIN, C., NIN,E., RIVERO, L., SABATER, S. & SABATER, F. 2003. Influences of the stream groundwater hydrology on nitrate concentration in unsaturated riparian area bounded by an intermittent Mediterranean stream. Water Resources Research 39:1-13.

BERNAL, S., A. BUTTURINI, E. NIN, F. SABATER, F & S. SABATER. Leaf litter dynamics in a Mediterranean riparian forest: implications in nitrogen retention. Journal of Environmental Quality 32:191-197.

CAROL J., BENEJAM L., POU-ROVIRA Q., ZAMORA L. & GARCÍA-BERTHOU E. 2004. Primera citació de brema blanca (Abramis bjoerkna) a Catalunya i noves introduccions de peixos exòtics (Alburnus alburnus, Sander lucioperca i Silurus glanis) a diverses conques catalanes. [First record of white bream (Abramis bjoerkna) in Catalonia (Spain) and new introductions of exotic fish (Alburnus alburnus, Sander lucioperca and Silurus glanis) into Catalan river basins]. Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural 71: 135-136.

FRANCH, M., D. BOIX & J. SALA. 2003. Localitzacions de Nàiades (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) a les conques de la Muga, de la Tordera i del Ter. Scientia gerundensis, 26: 5-7.

GARCIA-BERTHOU.2003. Book Review. Environmental and ecological statistics 10: 156-157.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E., C. ALCARAZ, L. BENEJAM, J. CAROL, A. VILA-GISPERT.2003. Características ecológicas de los peces invasores españoles.p. 131-132 En Capdevila-Argüelles L., Zilletti B. & Pérez Hidalgo N. (eds.) Contribuciones al conocimiento de las especies exóticas invasoras. Grupo Especies Invasoras, León. 272 p.

GESTI, J., & L. VILAR. 2003. Vegetation changes from les Llaunes natural reserve (NE Iberian Peninsula) after seventeen years of management: evaluation by means of GIS. Vie Milieu 53:15-25.

GUASCH, H., W. ADMIRAAL & S. SABATER. 2003. Contrasting effects of organic and inorganic toxicants on freshwater periphyton. Aquatic Toxicology (64):165-175.

LÓPEZ-FLORES, R., X.D. QUINTANA, V. SALVADÓ, M. HIDALGO, Ll. SALA, R. MORENO-AMICH. 2003. Comparison of nutrient and contaminant fluxes in two areas with different hydrological regimes (Empordà Wetlands, NE Spain). Water Research, 37: 3034-3046.

MARTÍNEZ DE FABRICIUS, A.L., N. MAIDANA, N. GÓMEZ & S. SABATER. 2003. Distribution patterns of benthic diatoms in a pampean river exposed to seasonal floods: the Cuarto river (Argentina). Biodiversity and Conservation 12: 2443-2454.

OLIVA-PATERNA, F.J., A. VILA-GISPERT & M. TORRALVA.2003. Condition of Barbus sclateri from semi-arid aquatic systems: effects of habitat quality disturbances. Journal of Fish Biology, 63: 699-709.

PONS, P. & QUINTANA, X. D.2003. Unsuitable reintroductions and conservation priorities. Oryx 37(3): 285.

SABATER,S., T.BUCHACA, J. CAMBRA, J. CATALAN, H. GUASCH, N. IVORRA, I. MUÑOZ, E. NAVARRO, M. REAL, A. ROMANÍ. 2003. Structure and function of benthic algal communities in an extremely acid river. Journal of Phycology 39, (3): 481-189.

SABATER, S., E. VILALTA, A. GAUDES, H. GUASCH, A. ROMANÍ. 2003. Ecological implications of mass growth benthic cianobacteria in rivers. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 32, 175:184.

SALA, J., D. BOIX & M. FRANCH. 2003. Noves localitzacions d’Anostracis i Notostracis (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) a Catalunya. Scientia gerundensis, 26: 9-13.

VILALTA,E., H. GUASCH., I. MUÑOZ, E. NAVARRO, A. ROMANÍ, F. VALERO, JJ RODRIGUEZ, R. ALCARAZ & S.SABATER. Ecological factors that co-occur with geosmin production by benthic cianobacteria. The case of the Llobregat River. Arch. Hydrobiol. Algological Studies 109: 579-592

VILA-GISPERT, A., R. MORENO-AMICH. 2003. Life-history strategies of native and introduced fish species from a Mediterranean lake. Animal Biology (53): 47

VILA-GISPERT, A., R. MORENO-AMICH, GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. 2003. Gradients of life-history variation: an intercontinental comparison of fishes: Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 12: 417-427.

Zamora L. & Pou-Rovira Q. 2003. Noves introduccions i poblament actual de peixos a l'estany de Banyoles. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat. 71: 136-139.



BOIX, D. & SALA, J. 2002. Riqueza y rareza de los insectos acuáticos de la laguna temporal de Espolla (Pla de l’Estany, Cataluña). Boletín de la Asociación española de Entomología, 26 (1-2): 45-57.

BOIX, D., SALA, J. & MORENO-AMICH, R. 2002. Population dynamics of Triops cancriformis (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Notostraca) of the Espolla temporary pond in the northeastern Iberian peninsula. Hydrobiologia, 486: 175-183.

BOIX, D. 2002. Aportació al coneixement de la distribució d’anostracis i notostracis (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) als Països Catalans. Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d'Història Natura, 70: 55-71.

BUTTURINI, A., S. BERNAL, S. SABATER & F.SABATER. 2002. The influence of riparian-hyporheic groundwater on the hydrological responses in a intermittent stream. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 6: 515-525.

García-Berthou E. & R. Moreno-Amich. 2002. Fish ecology and conservation in Lake Banyoles (Spain): the neglected problem of exotic species.p.223-231in CowxI.G.(ed.)Management and Ecology of Lake andReservoir Fisheries .Blackwell Science,Fishing News Books, Oxford. 401 p.

García-Berthou E. 2002. Ontogenetic diet shifts and interrupted piscivory in introduced largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). International Review of Hydrobiology 87: 353-363.

GIFRE, J., X.D.QUINTANA, R. de la BARRERA, M. MARTINOY & E. MARQUÈS. 2002. Ecological factors afecting ostracod distribution in lentic ecosystems of Empordà wetlands (NE Spain). Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 154(3): 499-514.

GUASCH, H., M. PAULSSON & S. SABATER. 2002. Effect of copper on algal communities from oligotrophic calcareous streams. Journal of Phycology 38, 2: 241-248.

IVORRA, N., J. HETELAAR, MHS KRAAK, S. SABATER & W ADMIRAAL. 2002. Responses of biofilms to combined nutrient and metal exposure. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 21, 3: 626-632.

LEIRA, M & SABATER S. 2002. Diatom communities and water quality: a case study from streams in Catalonia (NE Spain) In: Science for water policy. The implications of the water framework directive, Ledoux, L. & Burgess, D., p. 285-303.

NAVARRO, E., H. GUASCH & S. SABATER. 2002. Use of microbenthic algal communities in ecotoxicological tests for the assessment of water quality: the Ter river case study. J. Appl. Phycol. 14, 1: 27-39.


QUINTANA, X. D. 2002. Measuring the intensity of disturbance in zooplankton communities of Mediterranean salt marshes using multivariate analysis. Journal of Plankton Research 24(3): 255-265.

QUINTANA, X.D., A. BADOSA, J. GESTÍ, MARTINOY, M. & GIFRÉ, J. 2002. Restauració de les llacunes del Baix Ter. Proceedings of the Mediterranean symposium on marine and coastal protected areas: 399-407.

QUINTANA, X. D. 2002. Estimation of water circulation in a Mediterranean salt marsh and its relationship with flooding causes. Limnetica 21(1-2) 25-35.

QUINTANA, X. D., F.A. COMÍN & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2002. Biomass-size spectra in aquatic communities in shallow fluctuating Mediterranean salt marshes (Empordà wetlands, NE Spain). Journal of Plankton Research 24(11) 1149 - 1161.

QUINTANA, X. D. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2002. Phytoplankton composition of Empordà salt marshes and its response to freshwater flux regulation. Journal of Coastal Research SI 36: 581-590.

ROMANÍ, A.M. & J. MARXSEN. 2002. Extracellular enzymatic activities in epilithic biofilms of the Breitenbach: microhabitat differences. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 155: 541-555.

SABATER, S., NAVARRO, N. & H. GUASCH. 2002. Effects of copper on algal communities at different current velocities. Journal of Applied Phycology. 14: 391:398

SABATER, S., H. GUASCH, A. ROMANÍ & I. MUÑOZ. 2002. The effect of biological factors on the efficiency of river biofilms in improving water quality. In: “Ecological processes and ecosystems: functioning towards water purification”. Ostroumov, S., S.C. Mc Cutcheon, Ch. E. W. Steinberg (eds.). Hydrobiologia 469: 149-156.

Serra,T., J. Colomer, L. Zamora, R. Moreno-Amich & X. Casamitjana.2002. Seasonal development of a turbid hydrothermal lake plume and the effects on the fish distribution. Water Research. 36(11): 2753-2760.

TROBAJO, R., X. D. QUINTANA & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2002. Model of alternative predominance of phytoplankton-periphyton-macrophytes in relation to nutrient level in lentic systems in Mediterranean coastal wetlands. Archiv für Hydrobiologie. 154(1): 19-40.

Vila-Gispert, A., García-Berthou E.& R. Moreno-Amich. 2002.Fish zonation in a Mediterranean stream: effects of human disturbances. Aquatic Sciences 64: 163-170.

ZAMORA, l. & R. moreno-amich. 2002. Quantifying the activity and movement of perch in a temperate lake by integrating acoustic telemetry and a geographic information system. Hydrobiologia. Vol 483

VILAR J., Gesti. M., Campos y J. Font. 2002. Cartografia de la vegetació de les Reserves Naturals Qualificades d’El Puig i Sant Marçal (Parc Natural del Montseny). Diputación de Barcelona. Barcelona.

Vila-Gispert, A., R. Moreno-Amich. 2002. Life-history patterns of 25 species from European freshwater fish communities. Environmental Biology of Fishes,65: 387-400.

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BOIX, D.& J. SALA. 2001. Presència del gèner Rhynchodermus (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Terricola) a la Península Ibèrica. Scientia gerundensis, 25: 31-32.

BOIX, D, J. SALA & C. Feo. 2001. Localització d’una població viable d’Unio Aleroni (Unionidae, Bivalvia) a la conca del Fluvià i estat del coneixement de les nàiades al Pla de l’Estany. Scientia gerundensis, 25: 27-29

BOIX, D.; J. SALA & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2001.Succession of the macroinvertebrate assemblage in a temporary pond. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol., 27:2586-2593.

BOIX, D. J. SALA & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2001. The faunal composition of Empolla pond (NE Iberian Peninsula): the neglected biodiversity of temporary waters. Wetlands, 21(4): 577-592.

Font, J., X. Viñas y C. Izquierdo. 2001. Nasella neesiana (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth and N. mucronata (Kunth) R.W. Pohl in Barkworth dues gramínies al•lòctones noves a Catalunya. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat. 69: 67- 69. Barcelona.

García-Berthou E. 2001. Size-and depth-dependent variation in habitat and diet of the common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Aquatic Sciences 63: 466-476

García-Berthou E. 2001. On the misuse of residuals in ecology: testing regression residuals vs. the analysis of covariance. Journal of Animal Ecology 70: 708-711.

Gesti,J.,S. Watt; M. Campos; J. Font y L. Vilar. 2001. Un sistema de información geográfica para la gestión de la flora vascular del Parque Naturals dels Aiguamolls de l’Alt Empordà In: Valoración y gestión de Espacios Naturales (Libro de Actas XVII Jornadas de Fitocosiologia):505-517. Universidad de Jaén. Jaén.

Moreno-Amich, R.; X. Quintana; L. Suñer; R. Trobajo y S. Gascón. 2001. Dinámica del heleopláncton en relación a las fluctuaciones hidrológicas en "Aiguamolls de l'Empordà" (NE de la Península Ibérica). Propuesta de un método sencillo de monitorización basado en la abundancia de grupos taxonómicos. Limnetica. 16: 17-31.

MUÑOZ, I., M. REAL, H. GUASCH, E. NAVARRO & S. SABATER. 2001. Effects of atrazine on periphyton under grazing pressure. Aquatic Toxicology 55, 3-4: 239- 249.

Quintana, X. D.; L. Suñer; R. Trobajo; S. Gascón y R. Moreno-Amich. 2001. Composición de nutrientes en relación a la tasa de renovación del agua en "Aiguamolls de l'Empordà" (NE de la Península Ibérica). Viabilidad de la utilización de agua residual depurada para la inundación de zonas húmedas. Limnetica. 16:

ROMANÍ, A.M. & S. SABATER. 2001. Structure of rock and sand biofilms in a Mediterranean stream. Ecology 82: 3232-3245.

ROMANÍ, A.M. 2001. Biofilms fluvials: metabolisme heterotròfic i autotròfic en rius mediterranis. R. Margalef (ed.). Publicacions de l’Insitut d’Estudis Catalans, 243 pp.

SABATER, S., S. BERNAL, A. BUTTURINI, E. NIN & F. SABATER. 2001. Wood and leaf debris input in a Mediterranean stream: the influence of riparian vegetation. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 153: 91-102.

Verdaguer D., García-Berthou E., Pascual G. & Puigderrajols P. 2001. Sprouting of seedlings of three Quercus species in relation to repeated pruning and the cotyledonary node. Aust. J. Bot. 49: 67-74.

Vilà M., García-Berthou E., Sol D. & Pino J. 2001. Survey of the naturalised plants and vertebrates in peninsular Spain. Ecologia Mediterranea 27: 55-67.

VILA-GISPERT, A. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2001. Fish condition analysis by a weighted least squares procedure: testing for geographical differences of the endangered Iberian cyprinodont, Lebias ibera (Valenciennes 1846). J. Fish Biol. 58: 1658-1666.

VILA-GISPERT, A. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2001. Testing alternative methods of analysing differences in fish condition, with an example using the mosquitofish Gambusia holbrooki. Arch. Hydrobiol. 153(1): 145-154.

VILA-GISPERT, A. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2001. Mass-length relationship of Mediterranean barbel (Barbus meridionalis) as an indicator of environmental status in South-west European stream ecosystems. J. Fish Biol. 59:824-832.

VILAR, L. M. JUANOLA, J. Font & L. Polo. 2001. Plantes vasculars del quadrat UTM 31T DG84 Girona. ORCA: Catàlegs florístics locals, 12: 1-70. Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Barcelona.


Romaní, A. M. 2001. “Biofilms fluvials: metabolisme heterotròfic I autotròfic en rius mediterranis”, Publicacions de l'Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Margalef, R. (ed.), 243 pp

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Font, J y L. Vilar. 2000. Plantes vasculars del quadrat UTM 31T DG99 Sant Climent Sescebes. ORCA: Catàlegs florístics locals, 10:1-76. Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Barcelona.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2000. Food of introduced pumpkinseed sunfish: ontogenetic diet shift and seasonal variation. J. Fish Biol. 57: 29-40.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2000. Introduction of exotic fish into a Mediterranean lake over a 90-year period. Arch. Hydrobiol. 149(2): 271-284.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2000. Rudd (Scardinius erytrophthalmus) introduced to the Iberian peninsula: feeding ecology in Lake Banyoles. Hydrobiologia, 436: 159-164.

Gesti, J. & E. Fàbregas. 2000. Amorpha fruticosa L. (Papilionaceae) al Baix Empordà. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 68: 90-92. Barcelona.

IVORRA, N., S. BREMER, H. GUASCH, M.H.S. KRAAK, W. ADMIRAAL. 2000. Differences in the sensitivity of benthic microalgae to Zn and Cd regarding biofilm development and exposure history. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 19(5):1332-1339

MUÑOZ, I., M. REAL, H.GUASCH, E. NAVARRO & S.SABATER. 2000. Resource limitation by freshwater snail (Stagnicola vulnerata) grazing pressure: an experimental study. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 148: 517-532.

NAVARRO, E., H. GUASCH, I. MUÑOZ, M. REAL & S. SABATER. 2000. Uso de ríos artificiales en ecotoxicología. Limnetica. 18: 1-14.

ROMANÍ, A.M. 2000. Characterization of extracellular enzyme kinetics in two Mediterranean streams. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 148: 99-117.

ROMANÍ, A.M. & S. SABATER. 2000. Influence of algal biomass on extracellular enzyme activity in river biofilms. Microbial Ecology 41:16-24.

ROMANÍ, A.M. & S. SABATER.2000. Variability of heterotrophic activity in Mediterranean stream biofilms: A multivariate analysis of physical-chemical and biological factors. Aquatic Sciences 62:205-215.

SABATER, S., A.M. ROMANÍ, H. GUASCH & I. MUÑOZ. 2000. Stromatolitic communities in Mediterranean streams: Adaptations to a changing environment. Biodiversity and Conservation 9, 3: 379-392.

SABATER, S. & I. MUÑOZ. 2000. Nostoc verrucosum (Cyanobacteria) colonized by a chironomid larva in a Mediterranean stream. Journal of Phycology 36, 1:59-61.

SABATER, S. 2000. Structure and architecture of a riverine Mediterranean stromatolite. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 21: 161-168.

SABATER, S. 2000. Diatom communities as indicators of environmental stress in the Guadiamar River, S-W. Spain, following a major mine tailings spill. J. Appl. Phycol. 12, 2: 113-124.

SABATER, F., A. BUTTURINI, E. MARTÍ, I. MUÑOZ, A. ROMANI, J. WRAY, & S. SABATER. 2000. Effects of riparian vegetation removal on nutrient retention in a Mediterranean stream. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 19, 4: 609-620.

SABATER, S., J.ARMENGOL, E. COMAS, F.SABATER, & I. URRIZALQUI. 2000. Algal biomass in a disturbed Atlantic river: water quality relationships and environmental implications. The Science of the Total Environment 263, 1-3: 185-195.

Trobajo, R., X. Quintana & R. MORENO-AMICH.2000. Utilisation de la Chlorophylle de la flore épiphyte pour typifier des systèmes d'eaux stagnantes dans les marais d'Aiguamolls de l'Empordà (NE de la Péninsule Ibérique. in: ECTOR L., P. COMPÈRE & H. VIDAL (eds.). Compte rendu du 18e colloque de l'Association des diatomistes de langue française. Cryptogamie Algol., 21(3): 253-254.

VILA-GISPERT, A. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2000. Fecundity and spawning mode of three introduced fish species in lake Banyoles (Catalonia, Spain) in comparison with other lacalities. Aquatic Sciences, 61: 154-166

VILA-GISPERT, A., L. ZAMORA & R. MORENO-AMICH. 2000. Use of the condition of Mediterranean barbel (Barbus meridionalis) to assess habitat quality in stream ecosystems. Arch. Hydrobiol. 148(1): 135-145.

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BYSTRÖM, P. & E. GARCÍA-BERTHOU. 1999. Density dependent growth and size-specific competitive interactions in young fish. Oikos, 86: 217-232.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. 1999. Spatial heterogeneity in roach (Rutilus rutilus) diet among contrasting basins within a lake. Arch. Hydrobiol., 146(2): 239-256.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. 1999. Food of introduced mosquitofish: ontogenetic diet shift and prey selection. J. Fish Biol., 55: 135-147.

García-Berthou E. 1999. Common errors in the authority of scientific names of fish: a cautionary note. Scientia gerundensis 24: 59-61.

García-Berthou E. & Hurlbert S.H. 1999. Pseudoreplication in hermit crab shell selection experiments: comment to Wilber. Bull. Mar. Sci. 65: 893-895.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. y R. MORENO-AMICH. 1999. Ecología del fartet (Lebias ibera) en las marismas del Alto Ampurdán (Cataluña). En: Peces Ciprinodóntidos Ibéricos Fartet y Samaruc, Monografía. Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria de Medio Ambiente. Colección Biodiversidad nº 5. 357 pp. ISBN: 84-482-1992-9

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Gesti, J. y L. Vilar. 1999. Caracterització florística de la plana litoral de l’Empordà. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 67: 45-57. Barcelona.

GUASCH, H., W. ADMIRAAL, H. BLANCK, N. IVORRA, V. LEHMANN, M. REAL, & S. SABATER. 1999. Use of lotic periphyton communities as indicators of sensitivity to certain toxicants. In: Use of algae for monitoring rivers III, Prygiel, J., Whitton, B.A., Bukowska, J. (eds). Agence de l’Eau Artois-Picardie p. 245-252.

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MORENO-AMICH, R., POU, J., Quintana, X. y E. GARCÍA-BERTHOU. 1999. Efecto de la regulación hídrica en la conservación del fartet (Lebias ibera) en "Aiguamolls de l'Empordà": Importancia de los refugios de población. En: Peces Ciprinodóntidos Ibéricos Fartet y Samaruc, Monografía. Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria de Medio Ambiente. Colección Biodiversidad nº 5. 357 pp. ISBN: 84-482-1992-9.

MORENO-AMICH, R.; M. PLANELLES-GOMIS; C. FERNÁNDEZ-DELGADO y E. GARCÍA-BERTHOU. 1999. Distribución geográfica de los ciprinodontiformes en la península ibérica. En: Peces Ciprinodóntidos Ibéricos Fartet y Samaruc, Monografía. Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria de Medio Ambiente. Colección Biodiversidad nº 5. 357 pp. ISBN: 84-482-1992-9.

ROMANÍ, A.M. & S. SABATER. 1999. Epilithic ectoenzyme activity in a nutrient- rich Mediterranean river. Aquatic Sciences 61: 122-132.

ROMANÍ, A.M. & S. SABATER. 1999. Effect of primary producers on the heterotrophic metabolism of a stream biofilm. Freshwater Biology 41: 729-736.

Romaní, A. M., Butturini, A., Sabater, F., Sabater, S. 1998. Heterotrophic metabolism in a forest stream sediment: surface versus subsurface zones. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 16: 143-151. (IF=2.364).

Romaní, A. M., Sabater, S. 1998. A stromatolitic cyanobacterial crust in a Mediterranean stream optimizes organic matter use. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 16: 131-141. (IF= 2.364).

Romaní, A. M., Sabater, S. 1997. Metabolism recovery of a stromatolitic biofilm after drought in a Mediterranean stream. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 140: 261-271. (IF=1.363).

Sabater, S., Guasch, H., Picón, A., Romaní, A.M., Muñoz, I. 1996. Using diatom communities to monitor water quality in a river after the implementation of a sanitation plan (River Ter, Spain). In: Whitton, B.A., Rott, E. (eds.), Use of algae for monitoring rivers II, pp. 97-103.

Sabater, S., Butturini, A., Muñoz, I., Romaní, A. M., Wray, J., Sabater, F. 1998. Effects of removal of riparian vegetation on algae and heterotrophs in a Mediterranean stream. Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress and Recovery, 6: 129-140.

Vilar, L, J. Font; J. Gesti & M. Juanola. 1999. Addicions i anotacions a la flora vascular de les illes Medes. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 67: 60- 62. Barcelona.

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Casas, C; R.M. Cros; M. Brugués; C. Sérgio y J. Font. 1998. Els briòfits de les basses de l’Albera, Alt Empordà.Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 66: 73-80. Barcelona.

Font. J, J. Gesti; L. Vilar; M. Juanola y X. Viñas. 1998. Noves aportacions al coneixement florístic de l’Empordà – III. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 66: 63 -72. Barcelona.

Font. J, y L. Vilar. 1998. Valoració botànica de les basses de la serra de l’Albera (Alt Empordà). Acta Bot. Barcinonensia, 45: 299-307. Barcelona.

Moreno-Amich, R. y Q. POU. 1998. Atlas de los peces del Parque Natural de de Aiguamolls de l'Empordà. Informe para el Parque Natural de Aiguamolls de l'Empordà.

MORENO-AMICH, R.; X.QUINTANA; L. SUÑER; R. TROBAJO; S. GASCÓN; R. BARRERA; J. GIFRE y M. MARTINOY.1998. Monitorización de la calidad ecológica de las aguas y seguimiento de la composición de la comunidad d’invertebrados acuáticos en la zona del Parque Natural de Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. En: CONSORCIO DE LA COSTA BRAVA. CD-ROM compendio de informes correspondientes al “Seguimiento de la calidad de les aguas a la zona del Parque Natural de Aiguamolls de l'Empordà.” Consorcio de la Costa Brava, Girona.

Moreno-Amich, R.; L. ZAMORA y Q. POU. 1998. Propuesta de reglamento para la ordenación de la pesca en el lago de Banyoles. Informe para el Ayuntamiento de Banyoles

Quintana, X.D., R. Moreno-Amich & F.A. Comín. 1998. Nutrient and plankton dynamics in a mediterranean salt marsh dominated by incidents of flooding. Part 1: differential confinement of nutrients. Journal of Plankton Research, 20(11): 2089-2107.

Quintana, X.D., F.A. Comín & R. Moreno-Amich. 1998. Nutrient and plankton dynamics in a mediterranean salt marsh dominated by incidents of flooding. Part 2: response of zooplankton community to disturbances. Journal of Plankton Research, 20(11): 2109-2127.

SALA, L.; J. BACH; J. GARCÍA; E. MARQUÉS; R. Moreno-Amich; r. MUJERIEGO; x. QUINTANA y V. salvadó.1998. Seguimiento de la calidad de les aguas a la zona del Parque Natural de Aiguamolls de l'Empordà. Informe de síntesis. 90 p. Consorcio de la Costa Brava, Girona.

VILA, A. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 1998. Seasonal abundance and deph distribution of Blennius fluviatilis and introduced Lepomis gibbosus, in Lake Banyoles (Catalonia, Spain) Hydrobiologia, 386:95-101.

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Font. J, L. Vilar y L. Villar. 1997. Polygonum romanum Jacq. subsp. gallicum (Raffaelli) Rafaelli & Villar en el Ampurdán (Gerona). Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid, 55 (1): 189-190. Madrid.

Vila, A. y C. Pla, 1997. Genetic variation in the European hake, Merluccius merluccius. Description of protein loci and genetic divergence between Atlantic and Mediterranean populations. Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural(65): 47-65.

Vilar, L., J. Font y L. Sáez. 1996. Noves aportacions al catàleg florístic de l’Alt Empordà. Folia Bot. Misc.,10: 63- 66. Barcelona.

Fàbregas, E.; L. Vilar y J. Font. 1996. Sycios angulatus L. al Gironès. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 64: 75. Barcelona.

Viñas,X.; L. Vilar Y J. Font. 1996. Thymus mastichina L. a la Selva. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 64: 77. Barcelona.

Font,J.; L. Vilar; s. Watt; J. Gesti & X. Viñas. 1996. Noves aportacions al coneixement florístic de l’Empordà – II. Scientia gerundensis, 22: 19 - 22

Moreno-Amich, R. i E. GARCÍA-BERTHOU. 1996. El lago de Banyoles: una historia de introducción de especies exóticas. Trofeo pesca, 38:76-78

MORENO-AMICH, R.1996. Feeding habits of red gurnard, Aspitrigla obscura (L. 1764) (Scorpaeniformes, Triglidae), along the Catalan coast (north-western Mediterranean). Hydrobiologia., 324:219-228.

Moreno-Amich, R.; L. ZAMORA y Q. POU.1996. Prospección del poblamiento de peces del Parque Natural de la Zona Volcánica de la Garrotxa. Informe para el Parque Natural de la Zona Volcánica de la Garrotxa.

Sabater, S., Romaní, A. M. 1996. Metabolic changes associated with biofilm formation in an undisturbed Mediterranean stream. Hydrobiologia, 335: 107-113. (IF=0.526).

ZAMORA, L.; D. SAAVEDRA & R. MORENO-AMICH. 1996.Stock assesment, biomass and fish production in two Mediterranean river basins. Limnética,12 (1):47-58.


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Alomar, J.; L. Sáez; J.M. González & J. Font. 1995. Notes florístiques de les illes Balears (VI). Boll. Soc. Hist. Nat. Balears, 38: 153-161. Ciutat de Palma.

Campos, M.; J. Font; L. Vilar; L. Polo & C. Rodríguez-Prieto. 1995. Informatització de l’herbari de la Universitat de Girona (UdG). Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat.,63: 17-26. Barcelona.

Font, J.; L. Vilar; X. Viñas y I. Soriano. 1994. Isoetes velata A. Br. i I. setacea Lam. a l’Alt Empordà. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 62: 109. Barcelona.

MORENO-AMICH, R., A. VILA, D. BOIX, & E. GARCÍA-BERTHOU. 1994.Spatial distribution of native and introduced fish of Banyoles Lake. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol., 25(4): 2179-2179.

MORENO-AMICH, R. 1994. Feeding habits of grey gurnard, Eutrigla gurnardus (L. 1758), along the Catalan coast (north-western Mediterranean). Hydrobiologia, 273: 57-66.

Vilar, L.; X. Viñas y J. Font. 1994. Elatine brochonii Clav. als Països Catalans. Butll. Inst. Cat. Hist. Nat., 62: 109. Barcelona.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 1993.Multivariate analysis of covariance in morphometric studies of the reproductive cycle. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 50:1394-1399. PDF

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E., D. BOIX, L.M. ZAMORA & R. MORENO-AMICH. 1993. Fish assemblage of the two small coastal Mediterranean lagoons. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol., 25(2):1026-1026.

MORENO-AMICH, R.1992. Feeding habits of red gurnard, Aspitrigla cuculus (L. 1758) (Scorpaeniformes, Triglidae), along the Catalan coast (north-western Mediterranean). Hydrobiologia, 228: 175-18

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 1992. Age and growth of an Iberian cyprinodont, Aphanius iberus (Cuv. & Val.), in its most northerly population. Journal of Fish Biology, 40: 929-937. PDF

García-Berthou E. & Moreno-Amich R. 1991. Population dynamics of a threatened Mediterranean cyprinodont, Aphanius iberus. Bull. zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam. (Special Issue) 25-25.

GARCÍA-BERTHOU, E. & R. MORENO-AMICH. 1991.New records of Aphanius iberus (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae) and review of the geographical distribution of cyprinodontiform fishes in Catalonia (NE-Spain). Scientia gerundensis, 17: 69-76.

MORENO-AMICH, R.; E. GARCIA-BERTHOU; A. VILA y D. BOIX. 1991.Las poblaciones de peces del Lago de Banyoles (Girona): prospección, distribución espacial y dinámica poblacional. Informe para el Ayuntamiento de Banyoles.

Moreno-Amich R., Vila A. & García-Berthou E.1991. Fish introduction in a Mediterranean karstic lake. Bull. zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam. (Special Issue). 52-52.

Pla, C., A. Vila y J.L. García-Marín. 1991. Différentiation de stocks de merlu (Merluccius merluccius) par l’analyse génétique: Comparation de plusieurs populations Méditerranéennes et Atlantiques du littoral espagnol. FAO, Rapport sur les pêches, 447: 87-93.

GARCIA-BERTHOU, E., R.MORENO-AMICH, J.L.GARCIA-MARIN, A.VILA & C.PLA.1990. Caractérisation biométrique et genétique de Aphanius iberus (Pisces, Cyprinodontidae) en Catalogne. Bulletin Société Zoologique de France, 114(3): 158-159. PDF

GARCIA-GIL, L.J. y R. MORENO-AMICH. 1990.Aporte de nutrientes al Lago de Banyoles por los tributarios superficiales. Scientia gerundensis, 16 (2): 141-153.

García-Marín, J.L., A. Vila, F.M. Utter & C. Pla. 1990. Différentiation génétique de Merluccius merluccius sur le littoral espagnol. Bulletin Société Zoologique de France, 114(3): 160-161.

García-Marín, J.L., A. Vila & C. Pla. 1990. Genetic variation in the Iberian Toothcarp, Aphanius iberus (Cuv. et Val., 1846).Journal of Fish Biology 37: 233-234.

MORENO-AMICH, R. 1990.La ecosondación como método de estudio de la dinámica poblacional de peces. Scientia gerundensis, 16 (1): 19-28.

Pla Zanuy, C., J.L. García-Marín & A. Vila. 1990. Utilisation des méthodes génétiques comme instrument de gestion piscicole. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France: 114(3):32-45.

Vila, A., J.L. García-Marín, F.M. Utter & C. Pla. 1990. Utilisation du locus GAPDH-1 comme marqueur génétique dans la différentiation de stocks de merlu (Merluccius merluccius). Rapp. Comm. Int. Mer Médit., 32(1):250.

MORENO-AMICH, R. & E. GARCÍA-BERTHOU. 1989. A new bathymetric map based on echo-sounding and morphometrical characterization of the Lake of Banyoles (NE-Spain). Hydrobiologia, 185: 83-90. PDF

MORENO-AMICH, R; C. PLA; E. GARCIA-BERTHOU; J.L. GARCÍA-MARÍN y A. VILA. 1989. Estado actual de las poblaciones de fartet (Aphanius iberus) de Cataluña: prospección, evaluación de stocks y caracterización de las poblaciones. Informe para la Generalitat de Cataluña.

MORENO-AMICH, R. y C. PLA. 1989.Adaptaciones de los peces a su ambiente. Revista de Girona, 132: 52-58.

MORENO-AMICH, R.1989. Los peces de agua dulce y salobre. In: SARGATAL, J. y J. FELIX (ed.). Els aiguamolls de l'Empordà. Ed. ART-3. Figueres, pp.241-250.

PLA, C. y R. MORENO-AMICH. 1989.La piscicultura: una alternativa para las comarcas gerundenses. Revista de Girona, 137: 43-48.

Vila, A., J. Madeo y M. Casadevall. 1989.Invertebrats dels Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. Els Aiguamolls de l’Empordà: 263-293.