Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Orlando Necchi Jr.
    Pages 1-4
  3. Dale A. Casamatta, Petr Hašler
    Pages 5-34
  4. Orlando Necchi Jr.
    Pages 65-91
  5. Ana Luiza Burliga, J. Patrick Kociolek
    Pages 93-128
  6. John D. Wehr
    Pages 129-151
  7. Eugen Rott, John D. Wehr
    Pages 159-195
  8. Sergi Sabater, Joan Artigas, Natàlia Corcoll, Lorenzo Proia, Xisca Timoner, Elisabet Tornés
    Pages 197-217
  9. Morgan L. Vis
    Pages 219-243
  10. Eduardo A. Lobo, Carla Giselda Heinrich, Marilia Schuch, Carlos Eduardo Wetzel, Luc Ector
    Pages 245-271
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 273-279

About this book


The content  is focused on benthic communities showing how they play an in important role in the river ecosystems. Provides also information on taxonomy of river-inhabiting algal groups, including phylogeny, distribution, collection, preservation and description of the most representative genera of algae in river benthic algal communities.  

The book also approaches the ecology of river algae not to mention the ecological factors influencing abundance, distribution and diversity of river benthic algal communities and their use as bio-indicators, providing an up-to-date information on taxonomy, ecology, methodology and uses, and a great source of research to everyone interested in freshwater algae, limnology, water quality assessment and biodiversity in river ecosystems.



Phycology Limnology Ecology Water Quality Monitoring Algal Taxonomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Orlando Necchi JR
    • 1
  1. 1.UNESPZoologia E BotanicaSAO JOSE DO RIO PRETOBrazil

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