MACNBR   00242
MUSEO ARGENTINO DE CIENCIAS NATURALES "BERNARDINO RIVADAVIA"
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
Benthic community responses to invasion by the golden mussel,
Autor/es:
PAULA SARDI√ĎA; CHAVES ELISEO; MERCEDES MARCHESE
Revista:
JOURNAL OF THE NORTH AMERICAN BENTHOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Editorial:
NORTH AMER BENTHOLOGICAL SOC
Referencias:
Año: 2011 vol. 30 p. 1009 - 1009
ISSN:
0887-3593
Resumen:
Abstract. The goal of our study was to investigate the interaction between the invasive musselThe goal of our study was to investigate the interaction between the invasive mussel Limnoperna fortunei and benthic invertebrate communities at different spatial scales and under different environmental conditions. We analyzed the effects of L. fortunei on benthic invertebrate communities at different downstream distances (meters) from mussel beds and compared these trends in 2 rivers characterized by dissimilar chemical disturbance levels. In areas distant from L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. different downstream distances (meters) from mussel beds and compared these trends in 2 rivers characterized by dissimilar chemical disturbance levels. In areas distant from L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. environmental conditions. We analyzed the effects of L. fortunei on benthic invertebrate communities at different downstream distances (meters) from mussel beds and compared these trends in 2 rivers characterized by dissimilar chemical disturbance levels. In areas distant from L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. different downstream distances (meters) from mussel beds and compared these trends in 2 rivers characterized by dissimilar chemical disturbance levels. In areas distant from L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. and benthic invertebrate communities at different spatial scales and under different environmental conditions. We analyzed the effects of L. fortunei on benthic invertebrate communities at different downstream distances (meters) from mussel beds and compared these trends in 2 rivers characterized by dissimilar chemical disturbance levels. In areas distant from L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. different downstream distances (meters) from mussel beds and compared these trends in 2 rivers characterized by dissimilar chemical disturbance levels. In areas distant from L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. L. fortunei on benthic invertebrate communities at different downstream distances (meters) from mussel beds and compared these trends in 2 rivers characterized by dissimilar chemical disturbance levels. In areas distant from L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers differed strongly, probably in response to different levels of environmental pollution. In areas near L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. L. fortunei beds, invertebrate composition at the 2 rivers was similar, suggesting that golden mussels have strong homogenizing effects on faunal makeup. We also found that facilitation was species specific and, in contrast to the general paradigm, weaker (rather than stronger) under more stressful conditions. Our results show that understanding the effects of L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects. scale- and species-specific effects. L. fortunei requires accounting for scale- and species-specific effects.