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A new tool for improvement the quality of water ecosystems
Blabolil, Petr ; Říha, Milan ; Peterka, Jiří ; Prchalová, Marie ; Vašek, Mojmír ; Frouzová, Jaroslava ; Jůza, Tomáš ; Muška, Milan ; Tušer, Michal ; Draštík, Vladislav ; Ricard, Daniel ; Sajdlová, Zuzana ; Šmejkal, Marek ; Vejřík, Lukáš ; Matěna, Josef ; Borovec, Jakub ; Kubečka, Jan
The Czech multimetric fish based index (CZ-FBI) was developed recently. The aim of CZ-FBI is to assess the ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial water bodies and to detect ecosystems, particularly their specific components, in unsatisfactory conditions. This article describes steps of CZ-FBI development. Since the philosophy used, particular events presenting the results, to recent stage. CZ-FBI is a part of certified methodology of the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic and the comparison with other assessment methodologies within a geographical intercalibration group is in process.
Research on reproductive biology of asp Leuciscus aspius and its sampling during 2008 and 2014 in Švihov reservoir
Vejřík, Lukáš ; Bouše, Eduard ; Matějíčková, Ivana ; Ricard, Daniel ; Kubečka, Jan
Based on electrofishing for asp in main tributaries of Švihov reservoir and subsequent tagging of captured fish, size and age composition of asp spawning stock together with the importance of primary and secondary tributaries for spawning and asp growth was evaluated in years 2013 and 2014. Survival of fish tagged in previous years 2008-2012 was estimated as well.
Methodology for assessing ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial water bodies
Borovec, Jakub ; Hejzlar, Josef ; Znachor, Petr ; Nedoma, Jiří ; Čtvrtlíková, Martina ; Blabolil, Petr ; Říha, Milan ; Kubečka, Jan ; Ricard, Daniel ; Matěna, Josef
Methodology for the assessment of the ecological potential of heavily modified and artificial water bodies was developed, including water body typology. The selection of indicator metrics was based on statistical analyses of the sensitivity of each of the indicators towards the most significant stressor – eutrophication. According to these results, biological communities and their indicators were selected to comply with the requirements set forth in the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC).
What do the fish say about the quality of aquatic ecosystems
Blabolil, Petr ; Říha, Milan ; Peterka, Jiří ; Prchalová, Marie ; Vašek, Mojmír ; Jůza, Tomáš ; Čech, Martin ; Draštík, Vladislav ; Kratochvíl, Michal ; Muška, Milan ; Tušer, Michal ; Frouzová, Jaroslava ; Ricard, Daniel ; Mrkvička, Tomáš ; Sajdlová, Zuzana ; Vejřík, Lukáš ; Šmejkal, Marek ; Borovec, Jakub ; Matěna, Josef ; Boukal, David S. ; Kubečka, Jan
The first Czech methodology for the assessment of ecological potential of heavily modified water bodies and artificial water bodies based on fish communities was developed. The first step of developing the methodology was preparing the typology of water bodies. The typology distinguishes between water bodies of different altitudes and with and without thermal stratification. Fish were sampled by multimesh gillnets following European standard procedures. The selection of fish metrics was based on statistical analyses in which metrics (fish community indicators) were correlated with the most common stressor – eutrophication. The analysis detected several sensitive metrics (metrics showing the best correlation with the stressor) in which ecological class boundaries were set. Afterwards, combination of sensitive metrics was used for calculation of the ecological quality ratio (EQR) for each of the reservoir sampled. The EQR expresses the deviation between a reservoir’s current ecological status and its maximum potential. The next step consisted of validating the EQR with an independent pressure index and verifying the time stability of ecological potential assessment. The metrics used in the methodology fulfill all the obligations set forth in the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC), which include assessment of the composition, abundance and age structure of fish fauna.

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