Aquatic Oligochaete Biology IX

Selected Papers from the 9th Symposium on Aquatic Oligochaeta, 6–10 October 2003, Wageningen, The Netherlands

  • Piet F. M. Verdonschot
  • Hongzhe Wang
  • Adrian Pinder
  • Rebi Nijboer

Part of the Developments in Hydrobiology book series (DIHY, volume 186)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. In Memoriam: Professor Walter James Harman, PhD (1928–2002)

  3. Taxonomy, Anatomy, Morphology and Physiology

  4. Life History

  5. Ecology and Toxicology

  6. Sludge Studies

About this book


This volume contains selected papers from the 9th Symposium on Aquatic Oligochaeta, 6–10 October 2003, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 18 contributions deal with the biology of aquatic oligochaetes, and represents a mixture of the fields of taxonomy, anatomy, morphology and physiology, life history, ecology, sludge studies and toxicology. This wide scope is in line with the recent trends in oligochaete research, with a special interest in sludge studies.

Research teams from France, Japan, United States, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Germany, Hungary and China present the latest developments on annelid studies and also reflect a balanced mixture of geographical areas, as well as biological topics.


Annelida Oligochaeta Sludge Taxonomy ecology

Editors and affiliations

  • Piet F. M. Verdonschot
    • 1
  • Hongzhe Wang
    • 2
  • Adrian Pinder
    • 3
  • Rebi Nijboer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Freshwater EcosystemsAlterra, Centre for Ecosystem StudiesAA WageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Freshwater Ecology and Biotechnology, Institute of HydrobiologyChinese Academy of SciencesWuhanChina
  3. 3.Department of Conservation and Land ManagementWildlife Research CentreWannerooAustralia

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