Ecology, Environment and Conservation
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New data from M.J. Mcdermott et al illuminate research in fisheries research
April 2nd, 2010
"Many studies focus on the recovery of stream communities following disturbances such as high flows (secondary succession); relatively few examine community composition in streams undergoing primary succession and even fewer detail the hyporheic community in such streams. We examined the composition and temporal distribution of invertebrates in the shallow hyporheic sediments of Stonefly Creek, a recently deglaciated stream in Glacier Bay, Alaska, USA, whose lower reaches became ice free in the late 1970s," researchers in London, the United Kingdom report.
"We used modified polyvinyl chloride wells at four contrasting sites over two years in this stream and collected data...
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Source: Ecology, Environment and Conservation (2010-04-02)