Scientific papers of the FEM group (2002-2007)


Leigh, C.; Laporte, B.; Bonada, N.; Fritz, K.; Pella, H.; Sauquet, E.; Tockner; Datry, T. 2017. IRBAS: An online database to collate, analyze, and synthesize data on the biodiversity and ecology of intermittent rivers worldwide. Ecology and Evolution, 7(3): 815-823. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2679  openAccess

Sarremejane, R.; Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Prat, N.; Mykrä, H.; Muotka, T. Bonada, N. 2017. Do metacommunities vary through time? Intermittent rivers as model systems. Journal of Biogeography, 44(12): 2752-2763. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13077

Domisch, S.; Portmann, F. T.; Kuemmerlen, M.; O'Hara, R.; Johnson, R.K.; Davy-Bowker, J.; Bækken, T.; Zamora-Muñoz, C.; Sáinz-Bariáin, M.; Bonada, N.; Haase, P.; Döll, P.; Jähnig, S.C. (2017). Using streamflow observations to estimate the impact of hydrological regimes and anthropogenic water use on European stream . Ecohydrology, 10(8): e189. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1895

Prat, N.; Paggi, A.; Ribera, C; Acosta, R.; Ríos-Touma, B.; Villamarín, C.; Rivera, F.; Ossa, P.; Rieradevall, M. 2017. The Cricotopus (Oliveiriella) (Diptera: Chironomidae) of the High Altitude Andean Streams, with Description of a New Species, C. (O.) rieradevallae. Neotropical Entomology, 47: 256–270. DOI: 10.1007/s13744-017-0548-5

Acosta, R.; Prat, N.; Ribera, C.; Michailova, P.; Hernández-Fonseca, M.C.; Alcocer, J. 2017. Chironomus alchichica sp. n. (Diptera: Chironomidae) from Lake Alchichica, Mexico. Zootaxa, 4365(1): 053–070. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4365.1.3 

Datry, T.; Boulton, A.; Bonada, N.; Fritz, K.; Leigh, C.; Sauquet, E.; Tockner, K.; Hugueny, B.; Dahm, C. 2017. Flow intermittence and ecosystem services in rivers of the Anthropocene. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55: 353-364. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12941

Múrria, C.; Bonada, N.; Vellend, M.; Zamora-Muñoz, C.; Alba-Tercedor, J.;Sainz-Cantero, C.E.; Garrido, J.; Acosta, R.; El Alami, M.; Barquín, J.; Derka, T.; Álvarez-Cabria, M.; Sáinz-Bariain, M.; Filipe, A.F.; Vogler, A.P. 2017. Local environment rather than past climate determines community composition of mountain stream macroinvertebrates across Europe. Molecular Ecology, 26: 6085–6099. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14346

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. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13039

Heino, J., Alahuhta, J., Ala-Hulkko, T., Antikainen, H., Bini, L.M., Bonada, N., Datry, T., Erős, T., Hjort, J., Kotavaara, O., Melo, A.S. & Soininen, J. 2017. Integrating dispersal proxies in ecological and environmental research in the freshwater realm. Environmental Reviews, 25: 334-349. https://doi.org/10.1139/er-2016-0110.

Zamora-Múñoz, C.; Derka, T.; Múrria, C. 2017. Four new species and new records of Atopsyche Banks (Trichoptera: Hydrobiosidae) from Pantepui biogeographical region (Venezuela). Zootaxa, 4271 (2): 178–200. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4272.2.2

Soria, M.; Leigh, C.; Datry, T.; Mauricio Bini, L.; Bonada, N. 2017. Biodiversity in perennial and intermittent rivers: a meta-analysis. Oikos 128(6): 1078-1089. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04118

Dolédec, S.; Tilbian, J.; Bonada, N. 2017. Temporal variability in taxonomic and trait compositions of invertebrate assemblages in two climatic regions with contrasting flow regimes. Science of The Total Environment, 599–600: 1912–1921. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.057

Tonkin, J. D.;  Bogan, M. T.; Bonada, N.; Rios-Touma, B.; Lytle, D. 2017. Seasonality and predictability shape temporal species diversity. Ecology 98(5): 1201-1216. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1761

A.Garcia-Raventós, A.; Viza, A.; Tierno de Figueroa, J. M.; Riera, J. L; Múrria, C. 2017. Seasonality, species richness and poor dispersion mediate intraspecific trait variability in stonefly community responses along an elevational gradient. Freshwater Biology, 62 (5): 916–928. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12912

Rau, M.A.; Plavan, G.; Strungaru, S.A.; Nicoara, M.; Rodriguez-Lozano, P.; Mihu-Pintilie, A.; Ureche, D.; Klimaszyk, P. 2017. The impact of amur sleeper (Perccottus glenii Dybowsky, 1877) on the riverine ecosystem: food selectivity of amur sleeper in a recently colonized river. . Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, 46 (1): 96–107. DOI: https://doi-org.sire.ub.edu/10.1515/ohs-2017-0010

Skoulikidis, N.T.; Sabater, S.; Datry, T.; Morais, M.M.; Buffagni, A.; Dörflinger, G.; Zogaris, S.; Sánchez-Montoya, M.M.; Bonada, N.; Kalogianni, E.; Rosado, J.; Vardakas, L.; De Girolamo, A.M.; Tockner, K. 2017. Non-perennial Mediterranean rivers in Europe: Status, pressures, and challenges for research and management. Science of the Total Environment, 577: 1-18. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.147

Cid, N.; Bonada, N.; Carlson, S.M.; Grantham, T.E.; Gasith, A.; Resh, V.H. 2017. High Variability Is a Defining Component of Mediterranean-Climate Rivers and Their Biota. Water, 9: 52. DOI: 10.3390/w9010052 openAccess

Sanjuan, J.; Vicente, A.; Flor-Arnau, N.; Monleón, T.; Cambra, J.; Martín-Closas, C. 2017. Effects of light and temperature on Chara vulgaris (Charophyceae) gyrogonite productivity and polymorphism – palaeoenvironmental implications. Phycologia, 56(2): 204-212. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2216/15-140.1

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Brucet, S.; Carrascoa, S.; Flor-Arnau, N.; Ordeix, M.; Ponsá, S.; Coringe, S. 2017. Effects of potash mining on river ecosystems: An experimental study. Environmental Pollution, 224: 759-770. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.12.072

Tarrats, P.; Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Rieradevall, M.; Prat, N. 2017. Chironomid communities as indicators of local and global changes in an oligotrophic high mountain lake (Enol Lake, Northwestern Spain). Journal of Limnology, 76(2): 355-365. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2016.1590 openAccess

Ladrera, R.; Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Prat, N. 2017. Impact of potash mining in streams: the Llobregat basin (northeast Spain) as a case study. Journal of Limnology (Forthcoming papers). DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2016.1525 openAccess


Statzner, B.; Bonada, N.; Resh, V.H. 2016. Why roads and rivers can be straight or winding: how physical and sociohistorical factors produce contemporary regional landscape patterns. Freshwater Science, 35 (4): 1088–1102 DOI: 10.1086/688494

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Sgarzi, S.; Arraz, I.; Quintana, X.D.; Ersoy, Z.; Landkildehus, F.; Lauridsen, T.L.; Jeppesen, E.; Brucet, S. 2016. Role of predation in biological communities in naturally eutrophic sub-Arctic Lake Mývatn, Iceland. Hydrobiologia, First Online: 01 November 2016. DOI 10.1007/s10750-016-3031-0.

Coppa, G.; Bonada, N.; Datry, T.; González, M.; Launay, B.; Le Guellec, G.; Múrria, C.; Zamora-Muñoz, C. 2016. First record of Hydropsyche spiritoi Moretti, 1991 in France [Trichoptera, Hydropsychidae].  Ephemera, 17(1): 43-46 PDF  openAccess

Ladrera, R.; Gomà, J.; Prat, N. 2016. Regional distribution and temporal changes in density and biomass of Didymosphenia geminata in two Mediterranean river basins. Aquatic Invasions, 11 (4): 355–367. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.3391/ai.2016.11.4.02  openAccess

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Bogan, M.T.; Lytle, D.A.; Prat, N. 2016. Are Chironomidae (Diptera) good indicators of water scarcity? Dryland streams as a case studyEcological Indicators, 71: 155-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.07.002

Sáinz-Bariáin, M.; Zamora-Muñoz, C.; Soler, J. J.; Bonada, N.; Sáinz-Cantero, C. E.; Alba-Tercedor, J. 2016. Changes in Mediterranean high mountain Trichoptera communities after a 20-year periodAquatic Sciences, 78 (4): 669–682. DOI: 10.1007/s00027-015-0457-9

Rodríguez-Lozano, P.; Rieradevall, M.; Prat, N. 2016.Top predator absence enhances leaf breakdown in an intermittent stream. Science of The Total Environment: 572: 1123-1131 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.021

Zhou, X.; Frandsen, P.B.; Holzenthal, R.W.; Beet, C.R.; Bennett, K.R.; Blahnik, R.J.; Bonada, N.; Cartwright, D.; Chuluunbat, S.; Cocks, G.V.; Collins, G.E.; deWaard, J.; Dean, J.; Flint, O.S.; Hausmann, A.; Hendrich, L.; Hess, M.; Hogg, I.D.; Kondratieff, B.C.; Malicky, H.; Milton, M.A.; Morinière, J.; Morse, J.C.; Mwangi, F.N.; Pauls, S.U.; Gonzalez, M.R.; Rinne, A.; Robinson, J.L.; Salokannel, J.; Shackleton, M.; Smith, B.; Stamatakis, A.; StClair, R.; Thomas, J.A.; Zamora-Muñoz, C.; Ziesmann, T.; Kjer, K.M. 2016. The Trichoptera barcode initiative: a strategy for generating a species-level Tree of Life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 371: 20160025. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0025openAccess

Gallart, F.; Llorens, P.; Latron, J.; Cid, N.; Rieradevall, M.; Prat, N. 2016.Validating alternative methodologies to estimate the regime of temporary rivers when flow data are unavailable. Science of The Total Environment,565: 1001–1010. DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.116

Colin, N.; Maceda-Veiga, A.; Flor-Arnau, N.; Mora, J.; Fortuño, P.; Vieira, C.; Prat, N.; Cambra, J.; de Sostoa, A. 2016. Ecological impact and recovery of a Mediterranean river after receiving the effluent from a textile dyeing industry. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 132: 295-303. DOI:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2016.06.017.

Sala, M.; Faria, M.; Sarasúa, I.; Barata, C.; Bonada, M.; Brucet, S.; Llenas, L.; Ponsá, S.; Prat, N.; Soares, A.M.V.M.; Cañedo-Arguelles. M. 2016. Chloride and sulphate toxicity to Hydropsyche exocellata (Trichoptera, Hydropsychidae): Exploring intraspecific variation and sub-lethal endpoints. Science of The Total Environment: 566–567: 1032–1041 DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.121

Datry, T.; Pella, H.; Leigh, C.; Bonada, N.; Hugueny, B. 2016. A landscape approach to advance intermittent river ecology. Freshwater Biology, 61:1200–1213. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12645

Leigh, C.; Bonada, N.; Boulton, A.J.; Hugueny, B.; Larned, S.T.; Vosrte, R.V.; Datry, T. 2016. Invertebrate assemblage responses and the dual roles of resistance and resilience to drying in intermittent rivers. Aquatic Sciences, 78: 291–301. DOI 10.1007/s00027-015-0427-2

Rodríguez-Lozano P.; Verkaik, I.; Maceda-Veiga, A.; Monroy, M.; de Sostoa, A.; Rieradevall, M.; Prat, N. 2015. A trait-based approach reveals the feeding selectivity of a small endangered Mediterranean fish. Ecology and Evolution,  6 (10): 3299–3310 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2117   openAccess

Fenoglio, S.; Bonada, N.; Guareschi, S.; López-Rodríguez, M. J.; Millán, A.; Tierno de Figueroa, J. M. 2016. Freshwater ecosystems and aquatic insects: a paradox in biological invasions. Biology Letters, 12(4) 20151075. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.1075

Kefford, B.J.; Buchwalter, D.; Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Davis, J.; Duncan, R.P.; Hoffmann, A.; Thompson, R. 2016. Salinized rivers: degraded systems or new habitats for salt-tolerant faunas?

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Hawkins, C. P.; Kefford, B. J.; Schäfer, R. B.; Dyack, B. J.; Brucet, S.; Buchwalter, D.; Dunlop, J.;Frör, O.; Lazorchak, J.; Coring, E.; Fernandez, H. R.; Goodfellow, W.; Achem, A. L. González; Hatfield-Dodds, S.; Karimov, B. K.; Mensah, P.; Olson, J. R.; Piscart, C.; Prat, N.; Ponsá, S.; Schulz, C.-J.; Timpano, A. J. 2016. Saving freshwater from salts. Science, 351 (6276): 914-916 DOI: 10.1126/science.aad3488

Datry, T.; Bonada, N.; Heino, J. 2016. Towards understanding the organisation of metacommunities in highly dynamic ecological systems. Oikos, 125: 149–159. DOI: 10.1111/oik.02922.

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 First online: 19 January 2016. DOI 10.1007/s00442-015-3540-y

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Sala, M.; Peixoto, G.; Prat, N.; Faria, M.; Soares, A.M.V.M.; Barata, C.; Kefford, B. 2016. Can salinity trigger cascade effects on streams? A mesocosm approach. Science of The Total Environment 594, (1): 3-10. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.039 

Cid, N.; Verkaik, I.; García-Roger, E.M.; Rieradevall, M.;Bonada, N.; Sánchez-Montoya, M.M.; Gómez, R.; Suárez, M.L.; Vidal-Abarca, M.R.D.;  Demartini, D.; Buffagni, A.; Erba, S.; Karaouzas, I.; Skoulikidis, N.; Prat, N. 2016. A biological tool to assess flow connectivity in reference temporary streams from the Mediterranean Basin. Science of The Total Environment, 594 (1): 178–190. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.06.086 



Rodríguez-Lozano, P., Rieradevall, M., Rau, M.A. & Prat, N. 2015. Long-term consequences of a wildfire for leaf-litter breakdown in a Mediterranean stream. Freshwater Science, 34(4): 1482–1493. doi:10.1086/683432

Prat, N. 2015. Stability, resilience and sustainability: a tribute to Ramon Margalef, 10 years after his death. Limnetica, 34 (2): 457-466. 

Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C.; Sánchez-Fernández, D.; Velasco, J.; Millán, A. and Bonada, N. 2015. Similarity in the difference: changes in community functional features along natural and anthropogenic stress gradients.Ecology 96(9): 2458–2466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1447.1

Flor-Arnau, N.; Real, M.; González, G.; Cambra Sánchez, J.; Moreno, J.L.; Solà, C.; Munné, A. 2015. Índice de Macrófitos Fluviales (IMF), una nueva herramienta para evaluar el estado ecológico de los ríos mediterráneos. Limnetica, 34 (1): 95-114. www.limnetica.com (PDF) 

Heino J.; Melo A.S.; Bini L.M.; Altermatt F.; Al-Shami S.A.; Angeler D.G.; Bonada N.; Brand C.; Callisto M.; Cottenie K.; Dangles O.; Dudgeon D.; Encalada A.; Göthe E.; Grönroos M.; Hamada N.; Jacobsen D.; Landeiro VL.; Ligeiro R.; Martins R.T.; Miserendino M.L.; Md Rawi C.S.; Rodrigues M.E.; Roque Fde O.; Sandin L.; Schmera D.; Sgarbi L.F.; Simaika JP.; Siqueira T.; Thompson R.M.; Townsend C.R. 2015. A comparative analysis reveals weak relationships between ecological factors and beta diversity of stream insect metacommunities at two spatial levels.Ecology and Evolution: 5(6): 1235–1248 doi: 10.1002/ece3.1439 

Schriever, T. A.; Bogan, M.T.; Boersma, K. S.; Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Jaeger, K. L.; Olden, J. D. & Lytle, D.A. 2015. Hydrology shapes taxonomic and functional structure of desert stream invertebrate communities. Freshwater science: 34(2). DOI: 10.1086/680518 

Prat, N. 2015. Ramón Margalef (1919-2004). Una obra ingente no totalmente bien conocida. Ecosistemas 24(1): 97-103. DOI.: 10.7818/ECOS.2015.24-1.16

Rodríguez-Lozano P.; Verkaik, I.; Rieradevall, M. & Prat, N. 2015. Small but powerful: top predator local extinction affects ecosystem structure and function in an intermittent stream. PLoS One, 10(2): e0117630. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117630   openAccess

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Boersma, K.S.; Bogan, M.T.; Olden, J.D.; Phillipsen, I.; Schriever, T.A. & Lytle, D.A. 2015. Dispersal strength determines meta-community structure in a dendritic riverine network. Journal of Biogeograph. (Article first published online: 26 JAN 2015). DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12457 

Flor-Arnau, N. & Cambra Sánchez J. 2015. Biodiversity Changes of Charophytes in Lakes and Ponds of the Duero Basin (NW-Spain) over a Twenty-year PeriodWetlands, 35:159–169. DOI 10.1007/s13157-014-0605-3

Ladrera R.; Rieradevall, M. & Prat, N. 2015. Massive growth of the invasive algae Didymosphenia geminata associated with discharges from a mountain reservoir alters the taxonomic and funcional structure of macroinvertebrate community. River Research dnd Applications, 31(2): 216–227DOI: 10.1002/rra.2731



Múrria, C.; Morante, M.; Rieradevall, M.; Ribera, C.; Prat, N. 2014. Genetic diversity and species richness patterns in Baetidae (Ephemeroptera) in the Montseny Mountain range (North-East Iberian Peninsula). Limnetica, 33(2): 313-326. 

Villamarín, C.; Prat, N.; Rieradevall, M. 2014. Caracterización física, química e hidromorfológica de los ríos altoandinos tropicales de Ecuador y Perú. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 42(5): 1072-1086, DOI: 10.3856/vol42-issue5-fulltext-12

Narcís Prat, Juan David González-Trujillo, Rodulfo Ospina-Torres. 2014. Clave para la determinación de exuvias pupales de los quironómidos (Diptera: Chironomidae) de ríos altoandinos tropicales. Revista de Biología Tropical: 62(4): 1385-1406. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15517/rbt.v62i4.9844

Reyjol, Y.; Argillier, C.; Bonne, W.; Borja, A.; Buijse, A.D.; Cardoso, A.C.; Daufresne, M.; Kernan, M.; , Ferreira, M.T.; Poikane, S.; Prat, N.; Solheim, A.L.; Stroffek, S.; Usseglio-Polatera, P.; Villeneuve, B.; van de Bund, W. 2014. Assessing the ecological status in the context of the European Water Framework Directive: Where do we go now? Science of the Total Environment: 497–498: 332–344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.07.119 

Prat, N.; Munné, A. 2014. Biomonitoreo de la calidad del agua en los ríos ibéricos: lecciones aprendidas. Limnetica, 33 (1): 47-64. www.limnetica.com (PDF) 

Magdaleno, F.; Blanco-Garrido, F.; Bonada, N.; Herrera-Grao, T. 2014. How are riparian plants distributed along the riverbank topographic gradient in Mediterranean rivers? Application to minimally altered river stretches in Southern Spain. Limnetica, 33 (1): 121-138. www.limnetica.com (PDF)

Obrador, B.; Bonada, N. 2014. Limnological research in the Iberian Peninsula: a ten-year survey of published literature. Limnetica, 33 (1): 175-188. www.limnetica.com (PDF)

Finn, D.S.; Zamora-Muñoz, C.; Múrria, C.; Sáinz-Bariáin, M.; Alba-Tercedor, J. 2014. Evidence from Recently Deglaciated Mountain Ranges That Baetis alpinus (Ephemeroptera) Could Lose Significant Genetic Diversity as Alpine Glaciers Disappear. Freshwater Science, 33(1): 207-216. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/674361

Ríos-Touma, B.; Acosta, R.; Prat, N. 2014. The Andean Biotic Index (ABI): revised tolerance to pollution values for macroinvertebrate families and index performance evaluation. Revista de biologia tropical. 62: 249-273. ResearchGate

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Bundschuh, M.; Gutiérrez-Cánovas, C.; Kefford, B.J.; Prat, N.; Trobajo, R. & Schäfer, R. B. 2014. Effects of repeated salt pulses on ecosystem structure and functions in a stream mesocosm. Science of The Total Environment, 476–477: 634–642. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.12.067

Feio, M.J.; Aguiar, F.C.; Almeida, S.F.P.; Ferreira, J.; Ferreira, M.T.; Elias, C.; Serra, S.R.Q.; Buffagni, A.; Cambra, J.; Chauvin, C.; Delmas, F.;  Dörflinger, G.;  Erba, S.;  Flor, N.;   Ferréol, M.; Germ, M.;  Mancini, L.; Manolaki, P.; Marcheggiani, S.; Minciardi, M.R.; Munné, A.; Papastergiadou, E.; Prat, N.; Puccinelli, C.; Rosebery, J.; Sabater, S.; Ciadamidaro, S.; Tornés, E.; Tziortzis, I.; Urbanič, G. & Vieira, C. 2014. Least Disturbed Condition for European Mediterranean rivers. Science of the Total Environment, 476–477: 745-756. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.05.056

Feio, M.J.; Ferreira, J.; Buffagni, A.; Erba, S.; Dörflinger, G.;  Ferréol, M.; Munné, A.; Prat, N.; Tziortzis, I. & Urbanič, G. 2014. Comparability of ecological quality boundaries in the Mediterranean basin using freshwater benthic invertebrates. Statistical options and implications. Science of the Total Environment, 476–477: 777–784.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.07.085
Verkaik, I.; Prat, N.; Rieradevall, M.; Reich P.; Lake, P. S. 2014. Effects of bushfire on macroinvertebrate communities in south-east Australian streams affected by a megadrought. Marine and Freshwater Research 65(4):359-369. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1071/MF13039


Filipe A.F.; Markovic, D.; Pletterbauer, F.; Tisseuil, C.; de Wever, A.; Schmutz, S.; Bonada, N. & Freyhof, J. 2013. Forecasting fish distribution along stream networks: brown trout (Salmo trutta) in Europe. Diversity and Distributions, 19, 1059-1071. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12086.

Miró, A. & Ventura, M. 2013. Historical use, fishing management and lake characteristics explain the presence of non-native trout in Pyrenean lakes: Implications for conservation. Biological Conservation, 167, 17-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.07.016 

Alonso, M., Ventura, M., 2013. A new fairy shrimp Phallocryptus tserensodnomi (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) from Mongolia. Zootaxa 3670, 349-361. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3670.3.5 

Larsen, T., Ventura, M., Andersen, T., O'Brien, D.M., Piatkowski, U., McCarthy, M.D., 2013. Tracing Carbon Sources Through Aquatic and Terrestrial Food Webs Using Amino Acid Stable Isotope Fingerprinting. Plos One. 8, e73441. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073441

Ladrera R. & Prat, N. 2013. Changes in macroinvertebrate community and biotic indices associated with streamflow regulation and wastewater inputs in Sierra Ceboll era Natural Park (La Rioja, Northern Spain). Limnetica, 32 (2): 353-372. PDF

Grantham, T.E.; Figueroa, R.; Prat, P. 2013. Water management in mediterranean river basins: a comparison of management frameworks, physical impacts, and ecological responses. Hydrobiologia, 719: 451-482. DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1289-4

Verkaik, I.; Rieradevall, M.; Cooper, S.D.; Melack, J.M.; Dudley, T.L. Prat, N. 2013. Fire as a disturbance in mediterranean climate streams. Hydrobiologia, 719: 353-382. DOI 10.1007/s10750-013-1463-3

Verkaik, I.; Vila-Escalè, M; Rieradevall, M. & Prat, N. 2013. Seasonal drought plays a stronger role than wildfire in shaping macroinvertebrate communities of Mediterranean streams. International Review of Hydrobiology; 98(6): 271-283. DOI: 10.1002/iroh.201201618.

Filipe, A.F.; Lawrence, J.E.; Bonada, N. 2013. Vulnerability of stream biota to climate change in mediterranean climate regions: a synthesis of ecological responses and conservation challenges. Hydrobiologia, 719: 331-351. DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1244-4

Figueroa, R.; Bonada, N.; Guevara, M.; Pedreros, P.; Correa-Araneda, F.; Díaz, M.E.; Ruiz, V.H. 2013. Freshwater biodiversity and conservation in mediterranean climate streams of Chile. Hydrobiologia, 719: 269-289. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-013-1685-4

Bonada, N. Resh, V.H. 2013. Mediterranean-climate streams and rivers: geographically separated but ecologically comparable freshwater systems. Hydrobiologia, 719: 1-29. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-013-1634-2

García-Roger, E.M.; Sánchez-Montoya, M.M.; Cid, N.; Erba, S.; Karaouzas, I.; Verkaik, I.; Rieradevall, M.; Gómez, R.; Suárez, M.L.; Vidal-Abarca, M.R.; Demartini, D.; Buffagni, A.; Skoulikidis, N.; Bonada, N.; Prat, N. 2013. Spatial scale effects on taxonomic and biological trait diversity of aquatic macroinvertebrates in Mediterranean streamsFundamental and Applied Limnology, 183(2): 89-105. DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2013/0429

Prat, N.; Ribera, C.; Rieradevall, M.; Villamarín, C. & Acosta, R. 2013. Distribution, Abundance and Molecular Analysis of Genus Barbadocladius Cranston & Krosch (Diptera, Chironomidae) in Tropical, High Altitude Andean Streams and Rivers. Neotropical Entomology, September 2013. DOI 10.1007/s13744-013-0161-1

Nikolaidis, N.P.; Demetropoulou, L.; Froebrich, J.; Jacobs, C.; Gallart, F.; Prat, N.; Lo Porto, A.; Campana, C; Papadoulakis, V.; Skoulikidis, N.; Davy, T.; Bidoglio, G.; Bouraoui, F.; Kirkby, M.; Tournoud, M.G.; Polesello, S.;  Barberá, G.G.; Cooper, D.; Gomez, R.; Sánchez-Montoya, M.M.; Latron, J.;  De Girolamo, A.M. & Perrin, J.L. 2013. Towards sustainable management of Mediterranean river basins: policy recommendations on management aspects of temporary streams. Water Policy, 15: 830–849. doi: 10.2166/wp.2013.158

Pace, G.; Bonada, N.; Prat, N. 2013. Long-term effects of climatic–hydrological drivers on macroinvertebrate richness and composition in two Mediterranean streams. Freshwater Biology, 58: 1313–1328 DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12129

García-López, A.; Micó, E.; Múrria, C.; Galante, E. & Vogler, A. P. 2013. Beta diversity at multiple hierarchical levels: explaining the high diversity of scarab beetles in tropical montane forests. Journal of Biogeography. Early view. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12148

Múrria, C.; Bonada, N.; Arnedo, M. A.; Prat, N. & Vogler, A. P. 2013. Higher β- and γ-diversity at species and genetic levels in headwaters than in mid-order streams in Hydropsyche (Trichoptera). Freshwater Biology, 58: 2226–2236. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12204.

Prat, N.; Acosta, R.; Rieradevall, M. 2013. Presence of Symbiocladius wygodzinskyi Roback, 1965 (Diptera, Chironomidae) in Peru. Taxonomic remarks. Graellsia, 69(1): 117-121. DOI: 10.3989/graellsia.2013.v69.074

Prat, N.; Rieradevall, M.; Barata, C. & Munné, A. 2013. The combined use of metrics of biological quality and biomarkers to detect the effects of reclaimed water on macroinvertebrate assemblages in the lower part of a polluted Mediterranean river (Llobregat River, NE Spain). Ecological Indicators, 29: 79-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.06.01.

García-López, A.; Micó, E.; MÚRRIA, C.; Galante, E. & Vogler, A. P. 2013. Beta diversity at multiple hierarchical levels: explaining the high diversity of scarab beetles in tropical montane forests. Journal of Biogeography. Early view. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12148

Domisch, S; Araújo, M.B.; Bonada, N.; Pauls, S.U. Jähnig, S.C. & Haase, P. 2013. MOdelling distribution in European stream macroinvertebrates under future climates. Global Change Biology (2013) 19, 752–762. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12107

Villamarín, C.; Rieradevall, M.; Paul, M.J.; Barbour, M.T. & Prat, N. 2013. A tool to assess the ecological condition of tropical high Andean streams in Ecuador and Peru: The IMEERA index. Ecological Indicators, 29: 79-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.12.006.

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; J. Kefford, B.; Piscart, C.; Prat, N.;  Schäfer, R. B. & Schulz, C. 2013. Salinisation of rivers: An urgent ecological issue. Environmental Pollution, 173: 157-167 DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2012.10.011


Rios-Touma, Blanca; Encalada, A. C. & Prat, N. (2012). Oviposition of Aquatic Insects in a Tropical High Altitude Stream. Environmental Entomology, 41 (6): 1322-1331. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EN12037

Roselli, L.; Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Costa Goela, P.; Cristina, S.; Rieradevall, M.; D'Adamo, R. & Newton, A. 2012. Do lagoon physiography and hydrology determine the physico-chemical properties and trophic status of coastal lagoons? A comparative approach. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2012.09.014

Holzenthal R. & Rios-Touma, B..(2012). Contulma paluguillensis (Trichoptera: Anomalopsychidae), a new caddisfly from the high Andes of Ecuador and its life history, habitat, and ecology.  Freshwater Science, 31(2): 442-450. DOI: 10.1899/11-067.1

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. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2012.07.001

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.;  Rieradevall, M.; Farrés-Corell, R. & Newton, A. 2012. Annual characterisation of four Mediterranean coastal lagoons subjected to intense human activity. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 114: 59-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2011.07.017

Cañedo-Argüelles, M. & Rieradevall, M. 2012. An assessment of the changes in water chemistry and in the macroinvertebrate community produced during the creation of the new Llobregat river mouth (Barcelona, NE Spain). Limnetica, 31 (2): 255-266. (PDF Dipòstit UB

Pace, G.; Della Bella, V.; Barile, M.; Andreani, P.; Mancini, L. & Belfiore, C. 2012. A comparison of macroinvertebrate and diatom responses to anthropogenic stress in small sized volcanic siliceous streams of Central Italy (Mediterranean Ecoregion). Ecological Indicators, 23: 544-554. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.05.010 

Rugenski, A. T., Múrria, C. & Whiles, M. R. 2012. Tadpoles enhance microbial activity and leaf decomposition in a neotropical headwater stream. Freshwater Biology, 57: 1904–1913. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02853.x

Grantham, T. E., Figueroa, R. & Prat, N. 2012. Water management in mediterranean river basins: a comparison of management frameworks, physical impacts, and ecological responses. Hydrobiologia (OnLine First). DOI:10.1007/s10750-012-1289-4

Gallart, F., Prat, N., García-Roger, E. M., Latron, J., Rieradevall, M., Llorens, P., Barberá, G. G., Brito, D., De Girolamo, A. M., Lo Porto, A., Buffagni, A., Erba, S., Neves, R., Nikolaidis, N. P., Perrin, J. L., Querner, E. P., Quiñonero, J. M., Tournoud, M. G., Tzoraki, O., Skoulikidis, N., Gómez, R., Sánchez-Montoya, M. M. & Froebrich, J. 2012. A novel approach to analysing the regimes of temporary streams in relation to their controls on the composition and structure of aquatic biota, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 3165-3182, doi:10.5194/hess-16-3165-2012.

Stendera, S., Adrian, R., Bonada, N., Cañedo-Argüelles, M., Hugueny, B., Januschke, K., Pletterbauer, F. & Hering D. 2012. Drivers and stressors of freshwater biodiversity patterns across different ecosystems and scales: a review. Hydrobiologia, 696(1): 1-28. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-012-1183-0

Múrria C., Bonada,N., Arnedo, M.A., Zamora-Muñoz, C., Prat, N. & Vogler, A.P.  2012. Phylogenetic and ecological structure of Mediterranean caddisfly communities at various spatio-temporal scales. Journal of Biogeography, 39: 1621–1632. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02729.x

Linden, P. van der; Patrício, J.; Marchini, A.; Cid, N.; Magalhães Neto, J.; Marques, J.C. 2012. A biological trait approach to assess the functional composition of subtidal benthic communities in an estuarine ecosystem. Ecological Indicators, 20: 121–133. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.02.004

Cañedo-Argüelles, M.; Grantham, T.E.; Perrée, I.; Rieradevall, M.; Céspedes-Sánchez, R. &  Prat, N. 2012. Response of stream invertebrates to short-term salinization: A mesocosm approach. Environmental Pollution, 166: 144-151.doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2012.03.027.

Sánchez-Montoya, M.M.; Arce, M.I.; Vidal-Abarca, M-R-; Suárez, M.L.; Prat, N. & Gómeza, R. 2012. Establishing physico-chemical reference conditions in Mediterranean streams according to the European Water Framework Directive. Water Research, 46(7): 2257-2269.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2012.01.042

Ibanez, C.; Alcaraz, C.; Caiola, N.; Rovira, A.; Trobajo, R.; Alonso, M.; Duran, C.; Jimenez, P.J.; Munné, A. & Prat, N. 2012. Regime shift from phytoplankton to macrophyte dominance in a large river: Top-down versus bottom-up effects. Science of the Total Environment; 416: 314-322. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.11.059

Rios-Touma B., N. Prat & A.C. Encalada. 2012. Invertebrate Drift and Colonization Processes in a Tropical Andean Stream. Aquatic Biology, 14:233-246. DOI: 10.3354/ab00399 (OPEN ACCES)

Núria Bonada, Sylvain Dolédec, Bernhard Statzner. 2012. Spatial autocorrelation patterns of stream invertebrates: exogenous and endogenous factors. Journal of Biogeography, 39 (1): 56–68. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02562.x (onlinelibrary.wiley.com

Theodore E. Grantham, Miguel Cañedo-Argüelles, Isabelle Perrée, Maria Rieradevall & Narcís Prat. 2012. A mesocosm approach for detecting stream invertebrate community responses to treated wastewater effluent. . Environmental Pollution, 160: 95-102. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2011.09.014. (www.sciencedirect.com


Dieter, D.; von Schiller, D.; García-Roger, E.M.; Sánchez-Montoya, M.M.; Gómez, R.; Mora Gómez, J.; Sangiorgio F.; Gelbrecht, J. &Tockner, K. (2011). Preconditioning effects of flow intermittency on leaf litter decomposition. Aquatic Sciences 73: 599–609. DOI: 10.1007/s00027-011-0231-6

Ríos Touma, B.; Encalada, A. C.  & Prat Fornells, N. 2011. Macroinvertebrate Assemblages of an Andean High-Altitude Tropical Stream: The Importance of Season and Flow. Annales de Limnologie - International Journal of Limnology, 96 (6): 667–685. DOI: 10.1002/iroh.201111342 

Finn, D.S.; Bonada, N.; Múrria, C. & Hughes, J.M. 2011. Small but mighty: headwaters are vital to stream network biodiversity at two levels of organization. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 30(4): 963-980. DOI: 10.1899/10-170.1. PDF: (www.bioone.org)

Morellón M.; Valero-Garcés B.; González-Sampériz P.; Vegas-Vilarrúbia T; Rubio E.; Rieradevall M.; Delgado-Huertas A.; Mata P.; Romero O.; Engstrom D.R.; López-Vicente M.; Navas A.; Soto J. 2011. Climate changes and human activities recorded in the sediments of Lake Estanya (NE Spain) during the Medieval Warm Period and Little Ice Age. Journal of Paleolimnology, 46(3): 423-452. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-009-9346-3 (www.springerlink.com

Damásio, J.; Fernández-Sanjuan, M.; Sánchez-Avila, J.; Lacorte, S.; Prat, N.; Rieradevall, M.; Soares, A.M.V.M. & Barata, C. 2011. Multi-biochemical responses of benthic macroinvertebrate species as a complementary tool to diagnose the cause of community impairment in polluted rivers. Water Research, 45: 3599-3613. DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2011.04.006 (www.sciencedirect.com

García-Roger, E.M.; Sánchez-Montoya, M.M.; Gómez, R.; Suárez, M. L.; Vidal-Abarca, M. R.; Latron, J.; Rieradevall, M. & Prat, N. 2011. Do seasonal changes in habitat features influence aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages in perennial versus temporary Mediterranean streams?. Aquatic Sciences, 73: 567-579. DOI 10.1007/s00027-011-0218-3 (www.springerlink.com

Chaves, M. L., Costa, J. L., Chainho, P., Costa, M. J. & Prat, N. 2011. Are Water Framework Directive stream types biologically relevant? The case of the Mondego river, Portugal. Annales de Limnologie - International Journal of Limnology, 47: 119-131. DOI: 10.1051/limn/2011003 (www.limnology-journal.org). 

Cañedo-Argüelles, M & Rieradevall, M. 2011. Early succession of the macroinvertebrate community in a shallow lake: Response to changes in the habitat condition. Limnologica Ecology and Management of Inland Waters, 41: 363-370. DOI:10.1016/j.limno.2011.04.001 (www.ScienceDirect.com

Dufresne, F., Marková, S., Vergilino, R., Ventura, M. & Kotlík, P. 2011. Diversity in the Reproductive Modes of European Daphnia pulicaria Deviates from the Geographical Parthenogenesis. Plos One, 6(5): e20049.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020049. (www.plosone.org

Orfeo, M., Ventura, M., Tartarotti, B. & Sommaruga, R. 2011. Body distribution and source of mycosporine-like amino acids in the cyclopoid copepod Cyclops abyssorum tatricus. Journal of Plankton Research, 9: 1430-1444. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbr037. (plankt.oxfordjournals.org

Larsen, T., Ventura, M., O'brien, D.M., Magid, J., Lomstein, B.A. & Larsen, J. 2011. Contrasting effects of nitrogen limitation and amino acid imbalance on carbon and nitrogen turnover in three species of Collembola. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 43: 749-759. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.12.008. (www.sciencedirect.com

Vergilino, R., Markova, S., Ventura, M., Manca, M. & Dufresne, F. 2011. Reticulate evolution of the Daphnia pulex complex as revealed by nuclear markers. Molecular Ecology, 20:1191-1207. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05004.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.comt

Ralf B. Schäfer, Steven J. Cooke, Robert Arlinghaus, Núria Bonada, François Brischoux, Andrew F. Casper, Jane A. Catford & Virginie Rolland. 2011. Perspectives from early career researchers on the publication process in ecology – a response to Statzner & Resh (2010). Freshwater Biology, 56: 2405–2412. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2011.02673.x (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Bonada, N. & Dolédec, S. 2011. Do mediterranean genera not included in Tachet et al. (2002) have mediterranean trait characteristics? Limnetica, 30(1): 129-142.(PDF)

Acosta, R & Prat, N. 2011. Trophic Ecology of Hyalella sp. (Crustacea: Amphipoda) in a High Andes Headwater River with Travertine Deposits. International Review of Hydrobiology, 96(3): 274–285. DOI: 10.1002/iroh.201111247. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Friberg, N.; Bonada, N.; Bradley, D.C.; Dunbar, M.J.; Edwards, F.K.; Grey, J.; Hayes, R.B.; Hildrew, A.G.; Lamouroux, N.; Trimmer, M. & Woodward, G. 2011. Biomonitoring of human impacts in freshwater ecosystems: the good, the bad and the ugly. Advances in Ecological Research, 44: 1-68. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-374794-5.00001-8 (ScienceDirect)

Antoni Munné & Narcís Prat. 2011. Effects of Mediterranean climate annual variability on stream biological quality assessment using macroinvertebrate communities. Ecological Indicators, 11(2): 651-662. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2010.09.004 (ScienceDirect)

Strayer, D. L., N. Cid, and H. M. Malcom. 2011. Long-term changes in a population of an invasive bivalve and its effects. Oecologia  165: 1063-1072. (SpringerLink) Reported in Science News on 21/2/2011   (http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2011/01/musseled-out-native-species-retu.html?ref=hp)


Ibáñez, Carles; Sharpe, Peter; Day, John; Day, Jason & Prat, Narcís. 2010. Vertical accretion and relative sea level rise in the Ebro Delta wetlands (Catalonia, Spain). Wetlands, 30 (5):  979-988. DOI:10.1007/s13157-010-0092-0 (SpringerLink)

Puértolas, L., Damásio, J., Barata, C., Soares, A.M.V.M., Prat. N. 2010. Evaluation of side-effects of glyphosate mediated control of giant reed (Arundo donax) on the structure and function of a nearby Mediterranean river ecosystem. Environmental Research, 110(6): 556-564. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2010.05.004 (www.sciencedirect.com)

Raúl Acosta & Narcís Prat. 2010. Chironomid assemblages in high altitude streams of the Andean region of Peru. Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 177 (1): 57-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1127/1863-9135/2010/0177-0057 (IngentaConnect)

Cid, N.; Ibáñez, C.; Palanques, A. & Prat, N. 2010. Patterns of metal bioaccumulation in two filter-feeding macroinvertebrates: exposure distribution, inter species differences and variability across developmental stages. Science of the Total Environment, 408, 2795–2806. (ScienceDirect)

Cañedo-Argüelles, M & Rieradevall, M. 2010. Disturbance caused by freshwater releases of different magnitude on the aquatic macroinvertebrate communities of two coastal lagoons. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Sciences, 88: 190-198. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2010.03.025 (ScienceDirect)

Múrria, C.; Bonada, N.; Ribera, C.. & Prat, N. 2010. Homage to the Virgin of Ecology, or why an aquatic insect unadapted to desication may maintain populations in very small, temporary Mediterranean streams. Hydrobiologia, 653: 179-190. DOI:10.1007/s10750-010-0353-1 (SpringerLink)

Múrria, C.; Zamora-Muñoz, C.; Bonada, N.; Ribera, C.. & Prat, N. 2010. Genetic and morphological approaches to the problematic presence of three Hydropsyche species of the pellucidula group (Trichoptera, Hydropsychidae) in the Westernmost Mediterranean Basin. Aquatic Insects, 32(2): 85-98. DOI: 10.1080/01650424.2010.482939. (www.informaworld.com)

Lund, S.S., Landkildehus, F., Sondergaard, M., Lauridsen, T.L., Egemose, S., Jensen, H.S., Andersen, F.O., Johansson, L.S., Ventura, M. and Jeppesen, E. 2010. Rapid changes in fish community structure and habitat distribution following the precipitation of lake phosphorus with aluminium. Freshwater Biol., 55, 1036-1049.DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02300.x (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Ventura, M. and Jeppesen, E. 2010. Evaluating the need for acid treatment prior to δ13C and δ15N analysis of freshwater fish scales: effects of varying scale mineral content, lake productivity and CO2 concentration. Hydrobiologia, 264, 245-259. DOI:10.1007/s10750-010-0121-2. (www.springerlink.com)

Ventura, M. and Catalan, J. 2010. Variability in amino acid composition of alpine crustacean zooplankton and its relationship with nitrogen-15 fractionation. J. Plankton Res., 32, 1583-1597. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbq066. (plankt.oxfordjournals.org)


Cañedo-Argüelles, M. & M. Rieradevall. 2009. Quantification of environment-driven changes in epiphytic macroinvertebrate communities associated to Phragmites australis. Journal of Limnology, 68 (2): 229-241 (DOI: 10.3274/JL09-68-2-07) (www.jlimnol.it: PDF)

Bonada, N.; Múrria, C.; Zamora-Muñoz, C.; El Alami, M.; Poquet, J.; Puntí, T.; Moreno, J.L.; Bennas, N.; Alba-Tercedor, J.; Ribera, C. & Prat, N. 2009. Using community and population approaches to understand how contemporary and historical factors have shaped species distribution in river ecosystems. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 18: 202-213. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2008.00434.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Blanca Rios Touma, Andrea C. Encalada, Narcís Prat Fornells. 2009. Leaf Litter Dynamics and Its Use by Invertebrates in a High-Altitude Tropical Andean Stream. International Review of Hydrobiology, 94(4):357-371. DOI: 10.1002/iroh.200811161. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Munné, A. & Prat, N. 2009. Use of macroinvertebrate-based multimetric indices for water quality evaluation in Spanish Mediterranean rivers: an intercalibration approach with the IBMWP index. Hydrobiologia, 628: 203-205. DOI:10.1007/s10750-009-9757-1. (SpringerLink)

Poquet, J.M.; Javier Alba-Tercedor,; Tura Puntí, Maria del Mar Sánchez-Montoya, Santiago Robles, Maruxa Álvarez, Carmen Zamora-Muñoz¸ Maria del Rosario Vidal-Abarca; Maria Luisa Suárez, Manuel Toro, Ana Maria Pujante, Maria Rieradevall, and Narcís Prat. 2009. The MEDiterranean Prediction And Classification System (MEDPACS): an implementation of the RIVPACS/AUSRIVAS predictive approach for assesing Mediterranean aqutic macroinvertebrate communities. Hydrobiologia, 623: 153-171. DOI:10.1007/s10750-008-9655-y. (SpringerLink)

Puntí, T.; Rieradevall, M. & Prat, N. 2009. Environmental factors, spatial variation and specific requirements of chironomidae in Mediterranean reference streams. J.N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 28(1): 247-265. DOI: 10.1899/07-172.1. (jnabs.allenpress.com)

M. M. Sánchez-Montoya, M. R. Vidal-Abarca, T. Puntí, J. M. Poquet, N. Prat, M. Rieradevall, J. Alba-Tercedor, C. Zamora-Muñoz, M. Toro, S. Robles, M. Álvarez and M. L. Suárez. Defining criteria to select reference sites in Mediterranean stream. (2009). Hydrobiologia 619:39–54 (SpringerLink)

Raúl Acosta, Blanca Ríos, Maria Rieradevall y Narcís Prat. Propuesta de un protocolo de evaluación de la calidad ecológica de ríos andinos (CERA) y su aplicación a dos cuencas en Ecuador y PerúLimnetica, 28 (1): 35-64. 2009. (PDF)

Catalán, J., Barbieri, MG., Bartumeus, F., Bitusik P., Botev, I., Brancelj A., Cogalniceau, D., Manca, M, Marchetto, A., Ognjanova-Rumenova, N.; Pla, S., Rieradevall, M., Sorvari, S. Stefkova, E., Stuchlik, E, & Ventura, M. 2009. Ecological thresholds in European alpine lakes. Freshwater Biology, 54: 2494-2517. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02286.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Thompson, R., Ventura, M. & Camarero, L. 2009. On the climate and weather of mountain and sub-arctic lakes in Europe and their susceptibility to future climate change. Freshwater Biology, 54, 12, 2433-2451. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02236.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Kernan, M., Catalan, J., Ventura, M., Brancelj, A., Clarke, G., Raddum, G. and Stuchlík, E. 2009. Regionalisation of remote European mountain lake ecosystems according to their biota: environmental versus geographical patterns. Freshwater Biology. 54, 12, 2470-2493. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02284.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Ventura, M. & Jeppesen, E. 2009. Effects of fixation on freshwater invertebrate carbon and nitrogen isotope composition and its arithmetic correction. Hydrobiologia, 632, 297-308. DOI:10.1007/s10750-009-9852-3. (SpringerLink)

Larsen, T., Ventura, M., Damgaard, C., Hobbie, E. & Henning, P. 2009. Nutrient allocations and metabolism in two Collembola with contrasting reproduction and growth strategies. Functional Ecology, 23, 745-755. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2009.01564.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Bramm, M. E., Lassen, M. K., Liboriussen, L., Richardson, K., Ventura, M. & Jeppesen, E. 2009. The role of light for fish-zooplankton-phytoplankton interactions during winter in shallow lakes - a climate change perspective. Freshwater Biology 54(5):  1093-1109. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2008.02156.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)


Joana Damásio, Romà Tauler, Elisabeth Teixidó, Maria Rieradevall, Narcis Prat, Maria Carmen Riva, Amadeu M.V.M. Soares and Carlos Barata. 2008. Combined use of Daphnia magna in situ bioassays, biomarkers and biological indices to diagnose and identify environmental pressures on invertebrate communities in two Mediterranean urbanized and industrialized rivers (NE Spain). Aquatic Toxicology, 87(4). p. 310-320.  DOI:10.1016/j.aquatox.2008.02.016. (ScienceDirect)

N. Bonada, C. Zamora-Muñoz, M. El Alami, C. Múrria & N. Prat. 2008. New Records of Trichoptera in reference mediterranean-climate rivers of the Iberian Peninsula and north of Africa: taxonomical, faunistical and ecological aspects. Graellsia, 64(2). p. 189-208.  (PDF)

STATZNER, B.; BONADA, N. & DOLÉDEC, S. 2008. Predicting the abundance of European stream macroinvertebrates using biological attributes. Oecologia, 156: 65-73. DOI:10.1007/s00442-008-0972-7. (SpringerLink)

STATZNER, B.; BONADA, N. & DOLÉDEC, S. 2008. Biological attributes discriminating invasive from native European stream macroinvertebrates. Biological invasions, 10:517-530.DOI:10.1007/s10530-007-9148-3. (SpringerLink)

Cid, Núria; Ibáñez, Carles; Prat, Narcís. 2008. Life history and production of the burrowing mayfly Ephoron virgo (Olivier, 1791) (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae) in the lower Ebro river: a comparison after 18 years. Aquatic Insects. 30(3). p. 163-178. DOI: 10.1080/01650420802010356. (www.informaworld.com)

Múrria, Cesc; Bonada, Núria; Prat, Narcís. 2008. Effects of the invasive species Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Hydrobiidae, Mollusca) on community structure in a small Mediterranean stream. Archiv für Hydrobiologie. 171(2), p. 131–143.  DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2008/0171-0131. (IngentaConnect)

Pijoan, J.; Prat, N. 2008. Reutilización del agua depurada para usos agrícolas en diferentes estaciones depuradoras de aguas residuales de Cataluña.Tecnología del Agua: 297, p. 76-81. 2008. (PDF)

Chaves, M.L.; Rieradevall, M.; Chainho, P.; Costa, J.L.; Costa, M.J.; Prat, N. 2008. Macroinvertebrate communities of non-glacial high altitude intermittent streams.Freshwater Biology: 53, p.55–76. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01867.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

Bonada, Núria; Rieradevall, Maria; Dallas, Helen; Davis, Jenny; Day, Jenny; Figueroa, Ricardo; Resh, Vincent H. & Prat, Narcís. 2008. Multi-scale assessment of macroinvertebrate richness and composition in Mediterranean-climate rivers. Freshwater Biology: 53(4), p.772-788. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01940.x. (IngentaConnect)

Jose Luis Moreno, Jorge De las Heras, Narcís Prat y María Rieradevall. 2008. Evaluación del estado trófico de tres cuencas interiores de Cataluña (Foix, Besòs y Llobregat) mediante la vegetación acuática: aplicación de un índice trófico (IVAM-FBL). Limnetica, 27 (1): 107-118. (PDF)

Carles Ibáñez, Narcís Prat, Concha Duran , Miriam Pardos, Antoni Munné , Rosa Andreu, Nuno Caiola, Núria Cid, Henni Hampel, Rafael Sánchez and Rosa Trobajo. 2008. Changes in dissolved nutrients in the lower Ebro river: Causes and consequences. Limnetica, 27 (1): 131-142. (PDF)


T. Puntí,  M. Rieradevall and N. Prat. 2007. Chironomidae assemblages in reference condition Mediterranean streams: environmental factors, seasonal variability and ecotypes. Archiv für Hydrobiologie. 170(2), p. 149–165. DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2007/0170-0149. (IngentaConnect)

Núria Bonada, Maria Rieradevall, Narcís Prat. 2007.  Macroinvertebrate community structure and biological traits related to flow permanence in a Mediterranean river network. Hydrobiologia,  589: 91–106. DOI:10.1007/s10750-007-0723-5. (SpringerLink)

M. Rieradevall, M. L. Chaves & N. Prat. 2007.  High altitude Chironomidae (Diptera) of Serra da Estrela (Portugal): additions to the portuguese and iberian peninsula fauna. Graellsia, 63(2): 273-278. (PDF)

Laura Puértolas, Maria Rieradevall, Narcís Prat. 2007. Comparación de tres protocolos de muestreo de macroinvertebrados para determinar la calidad del agua. Tecnología del Agua: 289: 42-48. (PDF)

Maria Del Mar Sánchez-Montoya, Tura Puntí, Maria Luisa Suárez, Maria Del Rosario Vidal-Abarca, Maria Rieradevall, José Manuel Poquet, Carmen Zamora-Muñoz, Santiago Robles, Maruxa Álvarez, Javier Alba-Tercedor, Manuel Toro, Ana Maria Pujante, Antoni Munné, Narcís Prat. 2007. Concordance between ecotypes and macroinvertebrate assemblages in Mediterranean streams. Freshwater Biology 52 (11) , 2240–2255. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01826.x (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)

M. Vila-Escalé, T. Vegas-Vilarrúbia and N. Prat. 2007. Release of polycyclic aromatic compounds into a Mediterranean creek (Catalonia, NE Spain) after a forest fire.Water Research 41(10): 2171-2179. DOI:10.1016/j.watres.2006.07.029. (ScienceDirect)



Prat, Narcís and Rieradevall, Maria. 2006.  25-years of biomonitoring in two mediterranean streams (Llobregat and Besòs basins, NE Spain). Limnetica. 25(1-2), p. 541-550. (Limnetica)

Bonada, Núria; Dallas, Helen; Rieradevall, Maria; Prat, Narcís and Day, Jenny. 2006.  A comparison of rapid bioassessment protocols used in 2 regions with Mediterranean climates, the Iberian Peninsula and South Africa.J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 25(2), p. 487–500. DOI: 10.1899/0887-3593(2006)25[487:ACORBP]2.0.CO;2. (JNABS)

Bonada, Núria; Prat, Narcís; Resh, Vincent H. and Statzner, Bernhard. 2006. DEVELOPMENTS IN AQUATIC INSECT BIOMONITORING: A Comparative Analysis of Recent Approaches. Annu. Rev. Entomol. 51, p. 495–523. doi: 10.1146/annurev.ento.51.110104.151124. (Annual Reviews)

Carolina Solà, Narcís Prat. 2006. Monitoring metal and metalloid bioacumulation in Hydropsyche (Trichoptera, Hydropsychidae) to evaluate metal pollution in a Mining river. Whole body versus tissue content. Science of the Total Environment, 359, p. 221-231. (PubMed.gov)

Antoni Munné, Carolina Solà i Narcís Prat. 2006. Estado ecológico de los ríos en Cataluña. Diagnosis del riesgo de incumplimiento de los objetivos de la Directiva Marco del Agua. Tecnología del Agua, 273: 30-46.



C. Barata, I. Lekumberri, M. Vila-Escalé, N. Prat y C. Porte. 2005. Trace metal concentration, antioxidant enzyme activities and susceptibility to oxidative stress in the tricoptera larvae Hydropsyche exocellatafrom the Llobregat river basin (NE Spain). Aquatic Toxicology. 74. p. 3–19. DOI:10.1016/j.aquatox.2005.04.002. (ScienceDirect)

Núria Bonada, Maria Rieradevall, Narcís Prat. 2005. Relationship between pollution and fluctuating asymmetry in the pollution-tolerant caddisfly Hydropsyche exocellata (Trichoptera, Insecta).Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 162 (2), 167-185. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2005/0162-0167. (abstact)

Chaves, Costa, Chainho, Narcís Prat, M.J. Costa. 2005. Regional and local environmental factors structuring undisturbed benthic macroinvertebrate communities in the Mondego River basin, Portugal.Arch. Hydrobiol. 163 (4), 497-523. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2005/0163-0497.  (IngentaConnect)

Núria Bonada, C. Zamora-Muñoz, Maria Rieradevall, Narcís Prat. Ecological and historical filters constraining spatialcaddisfly distribution in Mediterranean rivers. Freshwater Biology, 50, 781–797, 2005. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2005.01357.x. (onlinelibrary.wiley.com)



Narcís Prat, D. Añón-Suárez, Maria Rieradevall. 2004.  First Record of Podonominae Larvae Living Phoretically on the Shells of the Water Snail Chilina dombeyana (Diptera: Chironomidae / Gasteropoda: Lymnaeidae),Aquatic Insects, 26 (3-4), 147-152, (PDF)

Núria Bonada, C. Zamora-Muñoz, Maria Rieradevall, Narcís Prat. 2004. Ecological profiles of caddisfly larvae in Mediterranean streams: implications for bioassessment methods. Environmental Pollution, 132, ISSN: 0269-7491, 509-521. DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2004.05.006. (ScienceDirect)

Carolina Solà, María Burgos, Marc Plans, J Toja, Narcís Prat, Àngel Plazuelo. 2004. Heavy metal bioaccumulation and macroinvertebrate community changes in a Mediterranean stream affected by acid mine drainage and an accidental spill (Guadiamar River, SW Spain). Science of the Total Environment, 333, 109-126. (ScienceDirect)

Núria Bonada, C. Zamora-Muñoz, Maria Rieradevall, Narcís Prat. 2004. Los tricópteros (Insecta) recolectados en las cuencas mediterráneas españolas: notas taxonómicas y requerimientos ecológicos. Graellsia, 60 (1), 41-69.

C. Guisande, Nelson Aranguren, C. Andrade-Sossa, Narcís Prat, C. Granado-Lorenicio, M.L. Barrios, A. Bolivar, S.R. Duque.  2004. Relative balance of the cost and benefit associated whit carnivory in the tropical Utricularia foliosa,Aquatic Botany, 80, 271-282.


Antoni Munné, Narcís Prat, Carolina Solà, Núria Bonada, Maria Rieradevall. 2003. A simple field method for assessing the ecological quality of riparian habitat in rivers and streams: QBR index.Aquatic conservation: marine and freshwater ecosystems, 13, 147-163. (PDF)



Antoni Curcó, Carles Ibáñez, John W. Ray, Narcís Prat. 2002. Net primary production and decomposition of salt marshes of the ebre delta (catalonia, spain).Estuaries, 25, nº 3, 309-324. (SpringerLink)
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