Aquatic ecosystems around the world have been massively altered through vegetation clearance and changed flow regimes accompanying agricultural development. Impacts may include disrupted dispersal for aquatic species. We investigated this in lentic (standing) waterbodies in agricultural and predominantly forested landscapes of the boxironbark region of central Victoria, Australia.
Lada, H., Neville, C., Lacey, B., Mac Nally, R. C., Lake, P., & Taylor, A. (2010). Historic and current genetic population structure in two pond-dwelling macroinvertebrates in massively altered Australian woodland landscapes. Marine and Freshwater Research, 61(11), 1318 - 1326. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF10053