Invasion of Nostocales (cyanobacteria) to subtropical and temperate freshwater lakes - physiological, regional, and global driving forces

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dc.contributor.author Sukenik, Assaf
dc.contributor.author Hadas, Ora
dc.contributor.author Kaplan, Aaron
dc.contributor.author Quesada, Antonio
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Biología es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-12T13:41:23Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-12T13:41:23Z
dc.date.issued 2012-03-09
dc.identifier.citation Frontiers in Microbiology 3. MAR (2012): 86 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1664-302X es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/663053
dc.description Frontiers in Microbiology 3. MAR (2012): 86 this Document is Protected by copyright and was first published by Frontiers. All rights reserved. It is reproduced with permission en_US
dc.description.abstract Similar to the increased number of studies on invasive plants and animals in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, many reports were recently published on the invasion of Nostocales (cyanobacteria) to freshwater environments worldwide. Invasion and proliferation of Nostocales in new habitats have the potential to significantly alter the structure of the native community and to modify ecosystem functioning. But most importantly, they influence the water quality due to a variety of toxic compounds that some species produce. Therefore a special attention was given to the invasion and persistence of toxic cyanobacteria in many aquatic ecosystems. Here we summarize the currently published records on the invasion of two Nostocales genera, Cylindrospermopsis and Aphanizomenon, to lakes and water reservoirs in subtropical and temperate zones.These invading species possess traits thought to be common to many invasive organisms: high growth rate, high resource utilization efficiency and overall superior competitive abilities over native species when local conditions vary. Assuming that dispersion routes of cyanobacteria have not been changed much in recent decades, their recent establishment and proliferation in new habitats indicate changes in the environment under which they can exploit their physiological advantage over the native phytoplankton population. In many cases, global warming was identified as the major driving force for the invasion of Nostocales. Due to this uncontrollable trend, invasive Nostocales species are expected to maintain their presence in new habitats and further expand to new environments. In other cases, regional changes in nutrient loads and in biotic conditions were attributed to the invasion events en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work was partly supported by the German Ministry of Research and Technology (BMBF) and Israel Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) under contracts FKZ 02WT0985 and WR803. Assaf Sukenik and Ora Hadas acknowledge the continuous support of the Israel Water Authority provided to the Kinneret Limnological Laboratory, IOLR en_US
dc.format.extent 9 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher 2012 Sukenik, Hadas, Kaplan and Quesada en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Frontiers in Microbiology en_US
dc.rights © 2012 Sukenik, Hadas, Kaplan and Quesada en_US
dc.subject.other Aphanizomenon es_ES
dc.subject.other Climate change es_ES
dc.subject.other Cyanobacteria es_ES
dc.subject.other Cylindrospermopsis es_ES
dc.subject.other Eutrophication es_ES
dc.subject.other Invasive species es_ES
dc.subject.other Nostocales es_ES
dc.title Invasion of Nostocales (cyanobacteria) to subtropical and temperate freshwater lakes - physiological, regional, and global driving forces es_ES
dc.type article es_ES
dc.subject.eciencia Biología y Biomedicina / Biología es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2012.00086 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00086 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 86 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue MAR es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage undefined es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 3 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess es_ES
dc.authorUAM Quesada Del Corral, Antonio (259315)


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