Abstract:ABSTRACT. Saquarema-Jaconé lagoonal system (SJLS) comprises a sequence of five interconnected shallow brackish lagoons with access to the sea by a single permanent tidal channel. It is a eutrophic system, receiving constant input of organic load from its urbanized catchments. The relationship between several environmental variables and the spatialtemporal distribution of the benthic macrofauna was assessed during four seasonal samplings (dry and wet periods of . Sediment replicates were sampl… Show more
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