Contributions to Zoology, 77 (1) – 2008

Effect of introduced species and habitat alteration on the occurrence and distribution of euryhaline fishes in fresh- and brackish-water habitats on Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao (South Caribbean)

H. Hulsman1, R. Vonk1, M. Aliabadian1, A.O. Debrot2, V. Nijman3

1.  University of Amsterdam, Zoological Museum Amsterdam, Mauritskade 61, 1092 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2.  CARMABI Foundation, Piscaderabaai z/n, P.O. Box 2090, Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles

3.  Oxford Brookes University, School of Social Sciences and Law, Department of Anthropology and Geography, OX3 0BP Oxford, UK

Keywords: fish assemblages, semi-arid islands, intermittent rivers, aquatic refugia, ecological integrity.