Flow permanence affects aquatic macroinvertebrate diversity and community structure in three headwater streams in a forested catchment

Amber Clarke, Ralph Charles Mac Nally, Nicholas Restall Bond, Philip Spencer Lake

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Abstract

Drying can be a common disturbance affecting macroinvertebrate communities in headwater streams. Whether intermittent and ephemeral streams have a lower diversity and (or) unique assemblage structure relative to physically similar and nearby perennial streams is still debated.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1649 - 1657
Number of pages9
JournalCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume67
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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